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Retino a cream .05% (20gm)

Retino a cream .05% (20gm)
Retino a cream .05% (20gm)
Active Ingredients
Tretinoin .05% Gel
Generic Brand for
Retino A Micro
0.05% Gel
Manufacture by
Johnson & Johnson
Tube Pack
Expected Delivery time 15 - 21 days
Shipping Origin India
Pack Size Unit price Qty Gross Total
1 Tube $8.90 $8.90
3 Tube $7.50 $7.50
6 Tube $7.30 $7.30

Product Description

What is Retino A 0.05% Cream 20 gm?

As a form of Vitamin A, Retino a cream .05% helps to treat acne and also reduces fine wrinkles. It prevents and treats acne that appears as pimples or spots on our face, chest or back. In addition, the Cream reduces excessive oil production on the skin and open ups the pores. Retino contains Tretinoin as its active ingredient, which acts on skin cells to keep pores clear.

The Cream smoothens the rough facial skin and reduces fine wrinkles. Thus, it improves skin texture, uplifts confidence, and your skin becomes acne-free and clear. However, it is a topical medication and requires a valid prescription before you start using it for your skin.

Manufacturer Details

Johnson private limited, a leading pharmaceutical company, provides Retino-A cream (Tretinoin). All its manufactured products are readily available at top reputed online drugstores. You can also choose our online pharmacy to buy Retin-A cream or other topical medications.

Medical benefits of Tretinoin Gel

Treat Acne Vulgaris

It helps prevent and treat acne, which appears as spots or pimples on the skin. The Cream reduces the breakout of pimples, and it heals already occurred pimples.

Wrinkled and rough/mottled skin

It improves skin texture and helps manage rough patches, wrinkles, and patchy skin due to sun exposure. Retino A is usually prescribed with other medications to treat such conditions.

Acute promyelocytic leukemia

It also comes in the form of oral medication used under specific circumstances. The drug helps treat cancer of the blood where the affected cells fail to mature properly.

How does Retino A 0.05% Cream 20 gm work?

Retino-A cream, a topical treatment, contains the active ingredient tretinoin. It is a topical form of retinol, also known as Retinoic acid; it is a concentrated Vitamin-A cream. The Cream is effective in treating acne and also reduces fine wrinkles. The inactive agent exfoliates your skin cells and keeps your skin clear. When applied to the affected skin area, it irritates the skin and accelerates the damage of skin cells to promote new skin cells to take their place. Tretinoin reduces oil secretion on the skin which helps in keep pores unblocked which helps prevent acne. It blocks the formation of whiteheads, blackheads, and pimples on the affected areas.

How to use Retino A Cream 0.05% (20mg)?

Use this Topical formulation only under the supervision of a doctor or a medical expert. Follow the doctor's instructions carefully and use them as long as prescribed. It may take 2-3 weeks to show notable effects or sometimes more than six weeks. During this period, use the medicine as suggested by your doctor. The patients are usually advised to apply Retin-a at night before bed.

Before applying the Cream, clean your skin with a mild soap or cleanser. Make sure to dry your wet skin with a cotton cloth before you use Retino-A 0.5% Cream 20 gm. Then, you can use a gauze pad or cotton swab to apply the Cream to the skin. Finally, gently apply a thin layer of Cream to the entire affected area. Make sure you do not apply any other products for at least 1 hour after applying for this medicine. But avoid using cosmetics with a strong drying effect as it may cause skin irritation when applied to the treated area.

The best time to apply Tretinoin is bedtime, as the Cream can make your skin sensitive to sun rays. Also, make sure to wear protective clothing while undergoing sun exposure.


Please do not use it more frequently or apply it excessively, as it will not accelerate the process. The condition may only lead to pilling of Cream or dry flaking of the Cream. Overdose of the Cream may also lead to skin irritation, marked redness, or skin discomfort; soo avoid using it excessively. You must seek medical help if you suspect discomfort after using Retino-A 0.5% Cream 20 gm.

Missed dose

If you miss applying any dose, use it as soon as you remind of that missed dose. But if it's almost time for the next dose, skip the missed one and go with scheduled doses.

Side effects of Tretinoin

Here are some most common side effects that Retin-A cream may cause. Not every person who uses it experiences them; these side effects rarely appear in a few cases. If you suspect these possible side effects, please consult with your doctor soon. Serious side effects may require immediate medical attention, so be aware before using them. Retino-A 0.5% may cause adverse effects such as-

  • Redness of skin
  • Dry skin
  • Skin irritation
  • Increased sensitivity towards sunlight
  • Itching
  • Peeling
  • Stinging sensation
  • Burning

When not to use Retino-A 0.05% Cream 20 gm

  • If you have any other serious skin problems, you must consult your doctor before using Retino-A gel.
  • It is not recommended for use for those who are breastfeeding or who are pregnant.
  • If you have a history of skin cancer, are facing medical conditions like depression or have allergies to topical ointments.

Drug Interactions for Retino-A 0.05% Cream 20 gm

Here are some medications and topical treatments that may interact with the combined use of Tretinoin gel. Also, use it with caution when using abrasive soaps or products with high concentrations of alcohol. Please inform your doctor if you notice any adverse effects or skin irritation after using it with any other product. Make sure to avoid these interactive products when you use Retino-A 0.5%

  • Vitamin A-containing medications known as retinoids (isotretinoin),
  • Products or medications with photosensitizing agents (aminolevulinic acid, verteporfin, performer)
  • Keratolytic agents (salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide)
  • Sensitizer (methyl aminolevulinate)

Precautions and Safety advice

  • Use Retino-A Cream with caution when used together with medicated or abrasive soaps or other products. Combine use with other products can cause skin irritation, so use it carefully.
  • Do not apply Retino A on cuts, wounds or injured skin.
  • Limit exposure to the sun if you are using Retin-A. The Cream may make your skin more sensitive or fragile to sunlight. Also, weather extremes such as wind or cold may irritate the skin. As a safety guard, use sunscreen daily and wear protective clothing before going outdoors.
  • Tell your doctor about your medical history before you get prescribed this Cream, especially if you have medical eczema.
  • Do not use the Cream on your breast if you are breastfeeding milk to a baby.
  • Use it cautiously and avoid contact with eyes, nose, mouth and other sensitive body parts. If you mistakenly apply it to these areas, rinse it with water immediately.
  • Retino-A is not intended for children below 12 years of age. You require a valid prescription from a doctor before using this Retin cream.


Can I use Retino-A Cream daily?

You can use Tretinoin once daily, typically in the evening. Generally, your doctor tells will how you should use Retin, Cream on the affected area. Please do not use it frequently as it will not lead to faster or better results.

Can use of Retinol darken skin?

If you are using too potent retinol, then it can cause darker skin. It may also lead to skin inflammation, and you are at a higher risk of discolouration. So make sure you choose a topical formulation of this category only under a doctor's supervision.

Does Retino-A cream lighten skin?

Retino-A helps to treat rough skin and dark spots and prevents the formation of acne. It also lightens the skin by replacing the older skin with the newer one.

What happens if I stop using Retino-A Cream?

Retino-A impacts the skin's normal function, and when you stop using it, the skin has to re-learn its regulation. So there can be some unwanted effects when you stop using Retin-A cream. You may experience terrible acne or dryness on the treated areas for a few weeks afterward.


Store Retino-A in a cool and dry place, especially away from direct sunlight. Keep the medicine away from the surrounding children and pets. These types of skin products or gel preparations can be flammable. Do not expose them near to fire sources, and do not smoke during their use.

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Other Strengths are - Retino A cream 0.025%  and Retino A Micro gel 0.1%


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