Medication and Food Supplements


Retin A (Tretinoin)

Acne is characterized with pimple outbreaks, black heads, infected abscesses, scarring and cysts etc. Diet, hormones, vitamin deficiency, stress, and evolutionary biology are some of the reasons why one goes through acne vulgaris. Generic Retin A is a drug that may help in getting out of this disease by balancing the much needed shortfalls in vitamins and minerals.

Generic Retin A

Generic Retin-A (tretinoin) should be applied once a day in the evening to the skin area which is infected with acne. Before applying gel one should cleanse the area wild mild soap and warm water and let the area dry. One may feel slight stinging or warm sensation when it is applied. Generic Retin A gel helps by entering the skin and loosens the acne plugs and prevents further occurrence of acne vulgaris by keeping the skin cells from sticking together.
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Tazorac gel

Usage
Tazorac is a prescription calcineurin inhibitor, which should be employed only when other medications have failed to work. It is used in the treatment of whiteheads (closed comedones), blackheads (open comedones), red pimples (papules) and pimples containing pus (pustules). Simply one can say that Tazorac is used in the treatment of Psoriasis and acne vulgaris.

Tazorac cream is available in strengths of 0.1% and 0.05%. Cream 0.1%: Each gram of 0.1% Tazorac cream contains 1 mg tazarotene. Cream 0.05%: Each gram of 0.05% cream includes 0.5 mg tazarotene. The non- medicinal constituents of Tazorac cream include benzyl alcohol, Carbomer 1342, Carbomer 934P, edetate disodium, purified water, medium chain triglycerides, mineral oil, sorbitan monooleate, sodium thiosulphate, and sodium hydroxide to regulate the pH.
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Benzaclin Information

Benzaclin is a topical prescription medication which can treat acne effectively. It is developed by Dermik Laboratories, a business of the Sanofi-Aventis US. Benzaclin topical gel constitutes two active acne fighters namely benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin. Benzoyl peroxide is effectual in reducing the inflammation of acne. Clindamycin fights bacteria and reduces the inflammation of pimples. Benzaclin topical gel is only available with a prescription.

Usage
Benzaclin should be applied when one needs to get out of acne vulgaris. Generally it is applied in the infected area twice a daily but a doctor’s advice must prevail in case of any contradictory statement.

How to use
Benzaclin should be applied as advised by the doctor. It should be applied after washing the affected area with mild soap and warm water and letting it dry.
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