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Drug information on LA Tez (Tazarotene) from Piramal Healthcare

LA Tez

  Cream
Piramal Healthcare
Generic : Tazarotene
 70.00
0.10%
15gm

Drug Name : Tazarotene

Tazarotene(Tazorac) generic LA Tez is a retinoid, prescribed for psoriasis and acne. It may decrease skin inflammation and skin changes associated with psoriasis.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which LA Tez may be prescribed


Side effects of LA Tez

  Skin: Itching, burning/stinging, redness, skin peeling, irritation, worsening of psoriasis, rash, dry skin, bleeding, localized swelling, high cholesterol levels, desquamation, contact dermatitis, discoloration of skin and photosensitivity.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: Topical- As 0.05 or 0.1% cream/gel: Apply once in the evening.

How to use LA Tez?

It comes as a gel, and cream to apply topically.

When is LA Tez not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Pregnancy, lactation, eczema, sunburn conditions, and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for LA Tez

Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, mucous membranes, and abraded skin.

• Do not use cream with occlusive dressing. Wash your hands thoroughly after application.

• Do not use cream/gel in amounts more than instructed.

• Women with child bearing potential should take birth control measures.

• Negative pregnancy test to be obtained within 2 weeks prior to initiation of the therapy during normal menstrual period.

Other Precautions for LA Tez

Avoid exposure to sun or UV light. Do not use >10% of BSA.

Storage Conditions for LA Tez

Store it at room temperature (25 degrees C). Store it in an airtight container. Keep away from children and away from pets.



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