tretinoin

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tret·i·noin

 (trĕt′ĭ-noin′)
n.
An isomer of retinoic acid used topically to treat acne and to mitigate fine facial wrinkling and orally to treat one form of leukemia.

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tretinoin

(trəˈtɪnəʊɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) pharmacol a synthetic form of vitamin A used as a drug to treat certain skin conditions and a type of leukemia
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tre•tin•o•in

(trəˈtɪn oʊ ɪn)
n.
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]
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tretinoin

n tretinoína
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Ortho Dermatologics announced that Retin-A Micro (tretinoin) gel microsphere 0.06% became commercially available to health care professionals in late January.
The 20-year agreement with Walgreens takes effect in the first quarter of this year and will initially cover Valeant's dermatology products--including, most notably, Jublia for toenail fungus, Luzu, Solodyn for acne, Retin-A Micro Gel 0.08%, Onexton and Acanya Gel--and ophthalmology products including Besivance, Lotemax and Alrex.
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The morning/morning group used a 5% benzoyl peroxide wash, then immediately applied two full pumps of the tretinoin gel microsphere (TGM) 0.04% (Retin-A Micro Pump).
A national survey conducted on behalf of Retin-A Micro Pump has found that acne can negatively impact many aspects of an adult's life--professional, academic, physical and social--and a lack of knowledge may be preventing or hindering appropriate treatment options.
Physicians must choose among adapalene (Differin) 0.1%, which comes formulated as a gel, a cream, a solution, and as pledgers; tretinoin (Retin-A), which comes in four strengths between 0.01% and 0.1% as a cream and 0.01% and 0.025% as a gel; tretinoin micro (Retin-A Micro) gel, which comes in 0.04% and 0.1% strengths; and tazarotene (Tazorac), which comes as a gel and a cream in 0.05% and 0.1% strengths.
Physicians must choose among adapalene (Differin) 0.1%, which comes formulated as a gel, a cream, a solution, and as pledgets; tretinoin (Retin-A), which comes in four strengths between 0.01% and 0.1% as a cream and 0.01% and 0.025% as a gel; tretinoin micro (Retin-A Micro) gel, which comes in 0.04% and 0.1% strengths; and tazarotene (Tazorac), which comes as a gel and a cream in 0.05% and 0.1% strengths.