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Flashcards in Acne Deck (10):
1

Topical Retinioid products

Tretinoin
Adapalene
Tazarotene

2

What drug formulation do you need to be cautious of if your patient has a fish allergy?

Atralin formation of tretinoin

3

Which product has the least side effects?

Adapalene

4

Which product is the most efficacious, but most side effects?

Tazarotene

5

Describe the safety of topical retinoids.

Cause photosensitivity
Tazarotene is category X, other products are C

6

All retinioids cause irritation, which is the most tolerable?

Microsphere formulation of tretinoin

7

What is 1st line in mild-moderate acne?

Topical retinoids

8

Time it takes to see effects in topical retinoids

3 months

9

Can topical retinioids be used with other acne agents?

Yes, they are synergistic with other topicals

10

When do you apply topical retinoids?

At bed time to avoid sun exposure