Tazarotene
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Tazarotene?

(taz AR oh teen)

• This medicine is used to treat acne.

• This medicine is used to treat psoriasis.

• This medicine is used to decrease wrinkles and liver spots.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have eczema, talk with healthcare provider.

• Extreme weather conditions can irritate your skin.

• Skin may look worse before it looks better.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• You can get sunburned more easily. Avoid sun, sunlamps, and tanning beds. Use sunscreen; wear protective clothing and eyewear.

• Do not put coverings (bandages, dressings, make-up) over the area unless told to do so by healthcare provider.

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Short-term discomfort after use.

• Skin...

 
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