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What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What are Retinoids?

Possible side effects of tazarotene include:

  • Skin irritation, especially when used by itself
  • Burning or stinging of the skin (severe)
  • Changes in color of treated skin
  • Dryness, itching, peeling, or redness of the skin (severe)
  • Pain or swelling of treated skin

Contraindications of tazarotene:

  • Should not be used during pregnancy
  • Do not expose skin to excessive sunlight after treatment
  • Do not use around eyes, lips, or near the inside of the nose

Possible side effects of acitretin include:

  • Elevation of triglycerides
  • Liver inflammation
  • Severe skin dryness and occasional burning sensation
  • Mild bone or joint pain
  • Headache
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Rarely stiff, painful muscles

Contraindications of acitretin: