How much tretinoin cream to use?

Apply a pea-sized amount of cream usually once a day before bedtime. If your skin is sensitive, start once or twice a week and increase the medication as tolerated. Tretinoin is applied as you would use any other face cream/moisturizer/ or gel. Place a small amount in your fingertips and rub it in all over your face.

What is the strongest tretinoin? Obagi Tretinoin Cream 0.1% is the strongest concentration of tretinoin offered in a cream base and is fast acting, powerful and effective.

What is the difference between tretinoin and clindamycin? Clindamycin is an antibiotic. It fights bacteria in the body. Tretinoin is a form of vitamin A. It reduces the amount of oil released by oil glands in your skin, and helps your skin renew itself more quickly.

What is tretinoin cream 0.05% used for? Tretinoin Cream USP, 0.05% is used for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris. Tretinoin Cream contains tretinoin in 0.05% by weight, in a hydrophilic cream vehicle of butylated hydroxytoluene, isopropyl myristate, polyoxyl stearate type II, purified water, sorbic acid, stearic acid, stearyl alcohol and xanthan gum.

Does tretinoin contain steroids? Tretinoin is not a steroid and is safe for long term use. I have been using it myself for at least 25 years. I almost always use it with Obagi’s ELASTIderm that converts some collagen to elastic tissue and frequently with their Nu-Derm System that treats all signs of skin aging to increase the effectiveness of the tretinoin.

What is optimal percentage of tretinoin?

What is optimal percentage of tretinoin? The optimal percentage of Tretinoin is person specific. The best percentage for you is the percentage that is most comfortable. The goal is to be able to use the Tretinoin 5-7 nights a week with little to no redness, irritation, and peeling. If you are able to use Tretinoin 0.05% without irritation you can try 0.1%.

Which strength of retinol do you really need? Higher strength retinol is usually marked as a 0.5% and 1% concentration and it should only be used once your skin can fully tolerate the 0.3% or medium strength retinol for at least a month of daily night time use. The higher strength retinol is an effective tool in controlling sun damage, enlarged pores, wrinkles, and even acne-prone skin.

What strength retinol is effective? 0.05% strength of retinol cram is the best for reducing the appearance of wrinkles, while the strongest concentration, which is 0.1% retin A is best for acne vulgaris treatment and blackheads removal. Apply the cream or gel at any age. While in early 20s, it can help prevent wrinkles from forming.

What are the strengths of Retin A? Strengths. The most commonly prescribed strengths of Retin-A are 0.025 percent, 0.05 percent and 0.1 percent creams, depending on the severity of the acne and reaction to previous treatment methods.