RETACNYL CREAM (0.025% / 0.05% TRETINOIN) | 30g/1.06oz


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Brand: Galderma S.A.
Product Code: 2-02
Availability: Out Of Stock
Manufactured: France

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Properties and indications:

  • Retacnyl cream® contains a retinoid – tretinoin 0.05%, which is used for the treatment of acne;
  • in the processing of open acne aligns tone and removes pigment spots (post-acne);
  • the processing of closed blackheads helps them opening or transition to the papules, followed by healing (no scarring);
  • reduces fat, removes inflammation, exfoliates dead skin cells;
  • renews the skin, reducing and smoothing the wrinkles on the face;
  • produced in France, approved by the FDA;
  • suitable for dry and sensitive skin;
  • the best time of the application – the autumn-winter.

The composition and release form:

cream for external use 30g/1.06oz

Active ingredient:

1 g of cream contains tretinoin 0.05% (0.5 mg).

Excipients: polyethylene glycol stearate, glyceryl stearate, and PEG-100 stearate, cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, squalene, butylhydroxyanisole, butylhydroxytoluene, propyl parahydroxybenzoate, stearic acid, carbomer 941, glycerol, methyl parahydroxybenzoate, disodium edetate, triethanolamine, isopropyl myristate, sorbic acid, purified water.


  • children under 12 years;
  • pregnancy;
  • lactation;
  • acute inflammation (including eczema) lesions of the skin (dermatitis, seborrhea, and others);
  • rosacea;
  • skin lesions (wounds, burns, etc.);
  • photosensitivity;
  • diseases of the rectum;
  • hypersensitivity to any component of the cream (discontinue use and consult a doctor if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat).

Side effects of the preparation

Frequently: reaches a peak within the first week of treatment, and then spontaneously go - scaling, dryness, burning, redness; increased sensitivity to sunlight and UV rays;

Rarely (in 5-12% of cases): erythema, itching, temporary hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation (possible with multiple application of tretinoin);

Rarely (in 1-2% of cases): allergic contact dermatitis.

Dosage and how to use:

  • apply the cleanser;
  • wait until complete drying of the skin (30 minutes);
  • topically applied a thin layer on the entire affected surface 1 time day in the evening, avoiding contact with eyes and mucous membrane of the lips. Later may be applied 1-2 times a day for 1-6 hours and then washed off with warm water;
  • for people with fair and dry skin exposure time at the beginning of the treatment is 30 minutes, then the duration of exposure can be gradually increased;
  • after necessary to wash your hands;
  • avoid the use of other products on the treated areas (at least 1 hour after application of tretinoin);
  • if there is dry (after an hour of applying the cream), apply a moisturizer;
  • the result will be seen after 1-4 weeks of treatment;
  • treatment time – 3-4 months. Retreatment after consultation with a physician.

Special instructions:

  • do not use if you have wounds, burns or symptoms of eczema, dermatitis or rosacea;
  • do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients of the drug. If any of the symptoms of allergy - contact your doctor immediately;
  • do not use for a week or two after the irritating procedures (peels, hair removal, etc.);
  • the use of excessive amounts does not give rapid effect, but on the contrary, can make the skin more irritable and dry;
  • may use non-comedogenic cosmetics, but the area where it was applied, should be thoroughly cleaned;
  • transient sense of warmth and a slight burning sensation may be noted after application;
  • excessive dryness of the skin after Retacnyl cream, it is a sign that we should reduce the frequency of applications, and possibly he's numbers. If this does not work, apply the cream on 5-40 minutes and rinse with water. Your skin should gradually adapt to it. Also if there are dry, it is necessary to use moisturizer for better therapy;
  • people with hypersensitivity to the sun should exercise particular caution. When applied topically should protect skin from exposure to sunlight and artificial UV-exposure, wind, cold;
  • having a tan, treatment should begin after the weakening of tanning;
  • in contact with mucous membranes of the mouth, rinse with water;
  • do not use with products which have irritation or desiccating properties (for example, sulfur, resorcinol, salicylic acid, containing alcohol and others.). Avoid contact with the peel of lime;
  • in the early weeks of therapy, may occur exacerbation of inflammatory lesions, but this should not be considered as a reason to discontinue therapy.

Shelf life:

24 months

Storage conditions:

  • at a temperature not exceeding 30 °C;
  • do not freeze;
  • keep out of the reach of children;
  • highly flammable - keep the tube away from open flame.

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