Tretiva 25 Capsule belongs to a group of medicines called retinoids, which are closely related to vitamin A derivative. It is used to treat severe acne that has not responded to other treatments.
Tretiva 25 Capsule should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken with food, preferably at the same time, each day to avoid a missed dose. It may take several weeks for your symptoms to improve but keep using it regularly to get the most benefit. If you notice no improvement after a few weeks, see your doctor again. Using more medicine or applying it more often than prescribed will not make it work any faster and may increase side effects.
The most common side effects include dry skin, rash, and increased liver enzymes. They are not usually serious and often disappear after getting used to the cream but if they bother you or do not go away, tell your doctor. You may need to apply smaller amounts or use it less often. Serious side effects are rare.
Tretiva 25 Capsule may make you more sensitive to sunlight so you should limit exposure to the sun if possible. Drink plenty of water and use moisturizer as it may lead to dryness of the mouth, lips, and eyes. It may make your skin more fragile. It is advised, not to have any waxing (hair removal), or laser treatments during treatment. This medicine may lead to birth defects, do consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.
USES OF TRETIVA CAPSULE
BENEFITS OF TRETIVA CAPSULE
SIDE EFFECTS OF TRETIVA CAPSULE
Common side effects of Tretiva
- Dry skin
- Increased liver enzymes
HOW TO USE TRETIVA CAPSULE
HOW TRETIVA CAPSULE WORKS
Your night vision may get worse during your treatment. This can happen suddenly. Drowsiness and dizziness have been reported very rarely. This may affect your driving ability.
If you experience excessive tiredness, puffy eyes and difficulty in urination while taking this medicine, inform your doctor and stop the therapy.