Retop A 0.012% Gel

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Retop A 0.012% Gel Information

Retop A 0.012% Gel is a prescription drug, available for use as Gel. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Pimples.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Retop A 0.012% Gel. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Retop A 0.012% Gel also has some side effects, the most common being Fluid retention. Some other side effects of Retop A 0.012% Gel have been listed ahead. Usually, these side effects of Retop A 0.012% Gel go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Retop A 0.012% Gel's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Severe while nursing. Further, the section on Retop A 0.012% Gel related warnings talks about Retop A 0.012% Gel's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Retop A 0.012% Gel can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Retop A 0.012% Gel in conditions like Allergy, Eczema. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Retop A 0.012% Gel contraindications section.

Additionally, Retop A 0.012% Gel may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Retop A 0.012% Gel is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Retop A 0.012% Gel Benefits & Uses

Retop A 0.012% Gel is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Retop A 0.012% Gel Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Pimples (Acne)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
  • Dosage Form: Gel
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Pimples (Acne)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
  • Dosage Form: Gel
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Pimples (Acne)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
  • Dosage Form: Gel
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


Retop A 0.012% Gel Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Retop A 0.012% Gel is used -

Severe

Moderate

Mild

Common

  • Fluid retention

Retop A 0.012% Gel Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Retop A 0.012% Gel safe for pregnant women?


    Retop A can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Retop A, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Retop A 0.012% Gel safe during breastfeeding?


    Retop A should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Retop A 0.012% Gel on the Kidneys?


    Information about safety of Retop A for kidney is not available since scientific research on this topic is yet to be done.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Retop A 0.012% Gel on the Liver?


    You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Retop A. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Retop A 0.012% Gel on the Heart?


    There are no any side effects of Retop A for the heart.

    Safe


Retop A 0.012% Gel Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Retop A 0.012% Gel unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Retop A 0.012% Gel

  • Is this Retop A 0.012% Gel habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Retop A 0.012% Gel has not been reported.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    After taking Retop A 0.012% Gel, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Retop A 0.012% Gel can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Retop A 0.012% Gel is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Retop A 0.012% Gel cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Retop A 0.012% Gel Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Retop A 0.012% Gel


    Taking Retop A 0.012% Gel with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Retop A 0.012% Gel


    Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Retop A 0.012% Gel.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Retop A 0.012% Gel

Question almost 5 years ago

Can I use differin gel and Retop A together?

Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

Yes, you can use differin gel (Adapalene) and Retop A together because no harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. Hence, it is safe to take Retop A along with differin gel (Adapalene).

Question over 4 years ago

Can I use Retop A for spot treatment?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes, you can use Retop A for spot treatment. Because Retop A increases the rate of new cell production. Once the new cell is grown, the spot goes away on its own.

Question over 4 years ago

Is Retop A used for wrinkles?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Retop A is used for wrinkles. It works by increasing the rate of removal of dead skin cells that promotes the growth of new skin. Thus in this way Retop A reduces the wrinkles.

Question about 5 years ago

How does Retop A work?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Retop A works by decreasing the production of sebum and reducing the size of sebaceous glands temporarily. It also prevents the formation of small bumps along with decreasing the inflammation.

Question over 4 years ago

Can I take Retop A with ibuprofen?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

Yes, Retop A can be taken with ibuprofen. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug do not hesitate to inform your doctor.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



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