- Azelaic Acid
- Benzoyl Peroxide
- Calcium Carbonate–Vitamin D3
- Clindamycin–Benzoyl Peroxide
- Doxycycline Hyclate Tablets
- Ibandronate Sodium
- Imatinib Mesylate
- Leucovorin Calcium
- Metadoxine–Silymarin–L-Ornithine-L-Aspartate–Folic Acid–Pyridoxine HCl
- Pyridoxine Hcl
- Pyridoxine Hcl–Folic Acid
- Salicylic Acid
- Z-Clinz 5
- 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 Stieva-A* used for?
Generic for Stieva-A* (Tretinoin) is a topical medication used in the treatment of mild-to-moderate acne. It is a derivative of vitamin A, which is also used to treat sun-damaged skin. This medication reduces fine wrinkles and smoothens rough facial skin, thus improving the appearance of the skin. It belongs to a class of medications called retinoids. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Stieva-A*?
The dosage of Generic for Stieva-A* 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 Stieva-A*. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.
Generic for Stieva-A* is usually applied once a day in the evening. Before its application, cleanse the affected area of the skin with soap. Then wait for 20 to 30 minutes and apply a thin layer of Generic for Stieva-A* 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 Stieva-A*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to apply Generic for Stieva-A* 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 double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Stieva-A*?
Any medication used in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Stieva-A*, 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 Stieva-A*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Stieva-A*.
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 Stieva-A*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Stieva-A* can interact with other topical acne medications, certain antibiotics, and menthol-containing products.
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 Stieva-A*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Stieva-A* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Stieva-A* 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 Stieva-A* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Stieva-A* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Stieva-A* can cause side effects such as dryness, warmth, redness, burning, discolored skin, stinging, tingling, itching, swelling, peeling, and irritation. 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 Stieva-A*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Stieva-A*?
Is it possible for me to apply Generic for Stieva-A* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I apply Generic for Stieva-A*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Stieva-A*?
How will Generic for Stieva-A* work in my body?
How should Generic for Stieva-A* be applied?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Stieva-A* 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. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Stieva-A* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.
Do not apply Generic for Stieva-A* on wounds, cuts, as well as on areas affected with eczema. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep the medication away from open flame.