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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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Atralin Gel (tretinoin gel, 0.05%, Coria Laboratories Ltd.)
The Food and Drug Administration approved Atralin (tretinoin) Gel, 0.05%, for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris in patients aged 10 years and older.
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The booklet also discusses the proper usage of Coria's Atralin (tretinoin) gel 0.05%.
Atralin is an advanced formulation of tretinoin in a unique aqueous gel featuring a combination of ingredients known to moisturize and hydrate the skin, including collagen and hyaluronic acid to help minimize irritation as well as glycerin, a known humectant, notes a company spokeswoman.
Atralin is added to the arsenal of potent weapons in the fight against acne