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Drug information on Tazret (Tazarotene) from Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Gracewell)

Tazret

  Cream
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Gracewell)
Generic : Tazarotene
 140.50
0.10%
15gm
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Tazret may be prescribed


Side effects of Tazret

  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 Tazret?

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

When is Tazret not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Tazret

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 Tazret

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

Storage Conditions for Tazret

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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