- Azelaic Acid
- Benzoyl Peroxide
- Ibandronate Sodium
- Imatinib Mesylate
- Leucovorin Calcium
- Metadoxine–Silymarin–L-Ornithine-L-Aspartate–Folic Acid–Pyridoxine Hcl
- Pyridoxine Hcl
- Pyridoxine Hcl–Folic Acid
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Avita* used for?
Generic for Avita* (Tretinoin) is a topical drug used to treat acne. This anti-acne medication is derived from natural vitamin A that helps renew the skin. Tretinoin works by increasing the turnover of skin cells, which in turn reduces the formation of acne while promoting the quick healing of acne. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Avita*?
The dosage of Generic for Avita* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose of Generic for Avita*. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.
Generic for Avita* is usually applied once a day in the evening. Before its application, the affected area of the skin should be cleansed with soap and dried. Then wait for 20 to 30 minutes and apply a thin layer of Tretinoin onto the affected area. After applying the medication, wash your hands immediately. Do not wash the treated area for about one hour after application.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Avita*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to apply Generic for Avita* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not apply extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What if you overdose on Generic for Avita*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Avita*, seek medical attention immediately. Some of the overdose symptoms of this drug are discomfort, peeling, and excessive redness.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Avita*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Avita*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Avita*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Avita* can interact with diuretics, abrasive soaps, cleansers, antibiotics, sulfa drugs, and other topical acne medications.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Avita*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Avita* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Avita* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Avita* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Avita* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Avita* can cause side effects such as redness, discolored skin, burning, swelling, stinging, itching, dryness, and peeling. Some of the serious side effects of this drug are severe redness, crusting, and trouble breathing. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Avita*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Avita*?
Is it possible for me to apply Generic for Avita* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I apply Generic for Avita*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Avita*?
How will Generic for Avita* work in my body?
How should Generic for Avita* be applied?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Avita* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. As Tretinoin may cause your skin to become more sensitive to sunlight, avoid exposure to sunlight, sunlamps or tanning beds. Also, avoid getting this medication into your eyes. Nursing is not recommended while using Generic for Avita*. Do not smoke as well. While using this product, avoid electrolysis and waxing on the treated areas of the skin.