- Azelaic Acid
- Benzoyl Peroxide
- Clobetasol–Fusidic Acid
- Halobetasol Propionate
- Halobetasol Propionate–Fusidic Acid
- Halobetasol Propionate–Salicylic Acid
- Heparin–Benzyl Nicotinate
- Octinoxate–Avobenzone–Oxybenzone–Zinc Oxide
- 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 Tazorac* used for?
Generic for Tazorac* (Tazarotene) is a topical gel/cream used to treat psoriasis, facial acne, fine wrinkles on the face, and noncancerous freckles. Tazarotene is a derivative of vitamin A, which may improve the appearance of the skin. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Tazorac*?
The dosage of Generic for Tazorac* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Tazorac*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to apply Generic for Tazorac* 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 Tazorac*?
Any medication applied in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Tazorac*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Tazorac*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Tazorac*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is used 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 Tazorac*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
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 Tazorac*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Tazorac* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Tazorac* 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 Tazorac* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Tazorac* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Tazorac* can cause side effects such as skin burning, stinging, peeling, tingling, itching, swelling, redness, and dryness. 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 Tazorac*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Tazorac*?
Is it possible for me to apply Generic for Tazorac* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I apply Generic for Tazorac*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Tazorac*?
How will Generic for Tazorac* work in my body?
How should Generic for Tazorac* be applied?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Tazorac* 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 Tazorac* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.