Tretinoin is the generic name for prescription topical medications that contain vitamin A in the form of carboxylic acid and help skin renew itself. It is used in the treatment of acne, to make facial skin smoother, and to reduce the appearance of wrinkles or discoloration. Tretinoin may be prescribed for additional purposes not listed here as deemed appropriate by a physician.
Tretinoin Side Effects
Tretinoin side effects vary between patients, and may lessen over time as your body becomes accustomed to the medication. It is possible that not all side effects have been reported. If you have any questions or concerns regarding Tretinoin or its side effects, contact your prescribing doctor. Tretinoin side effects may include:
- Burning or stinging
- Lightening of treated areas of skin
- Red, dry, or peeling skin
The cost of medications can add up quickly, so to reduce your out-of-pocket expenses, try using a Tretinoin coupon or Tretinoin discount card. The discount card is available free of charge and is accepted at thousands of pharmacies nationwide, so call your local pharmacy today to find out if they participate in a prescription discount card program. Many patients can save up to 75 percent off their medications by using a Tretinoin discount card.