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An isomer of retinoic acid used topically to treat acne and to mitigate fine facial wrinkling and orally to treat one form of leukemia.


(Pharmacology) pharmacol a synthetic form of vitamin A used as a drug to treat certain skin conditions and a type of leukemia


(trəˈtɪn oʊ ɪn)
a drug chemically related to vitamin A, used as a topical ointment to treat skin disorders, esp. acne.
[1960–65; t(ri-) + retino- (< Greek rhētinē resin) + -in1]


n tretinoína
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05% tretinoin emollient cream indicated as an adjunctive agent for use in the mitigation of fine wrinkles, mottled hyperpigmentation, and tactile roughness of facial skin in patients who do not achieve such palliation using comprehensive skin care and sun avoidance programs.
The tretinoin was applied daily at night after the other products were dried and absorbed.
The three month study is examining the efficacy of the topical acne drug tretinoin formulated with Phosphagenics' proprietary transdermal delivery technology TPM, against aleading commercial tretinoin formulation.
Synthetic forms of vitamin A called retinoids have been used as drugs for a long time, and one of them, tretinoin (aka all-trans-retinoic acid) has proved effecfive for treatment of acne and wrinkles.
One example of the Lower Highlands Dermatology acne treatment option is their tretinoin treatment.
Eight trials showed that topical tretinoin cream, in concentrations of 0.
Be sceptical about all anti-wrinkle creams except those that contain a derivative of vitamin A called tretinoin.
At first, there was considerable resistance to the idea that one could significantly alter the degree of clinical photodamage with a few months of treatment with topical tretinoin.
Fotoyaslanma konusunda tretinoin en iyi calisilan topikal retinoiddir.
Washington, January 20 (ANI): While a clinical trial was halted early following the observation that patients using a cream comprising a commonly used acne drug called tretinoin seemed more likely to die than those using a placebo, evidence does not show that the excess deaths were caused by the therapy.
The body converts retinol to tretinoin, or retinoic acid, an active form of vitamin A.