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Drug information on LA Tez (Tazarotene) from Piramal Healthcare
Drug Name : Tazarotene
Tazarotene(Tazorac) generic Tazarotene is a retinoid, prescribed for psoriasis and acne. It may decrease skin inflammation and skin changes associated with psoriasis.
More Info about Tazarotene
Last Updated on February, 2, 2017
Adult: Topical- As 0.05 or 0.1% cream/gel: Apply once in the evening.
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.
It comes as a gel, and cream to apply topically.
Pregnancy, lactation, eczema, sunburn conditions, and hypersensitivity.
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.
Avoid exposure to sun or UV light. Do not use >10% of BSA.
Store it at room temperature (25 degrees C). Store it in an airtight container. Keep away from children and away from pets.