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This Gel is a drug that is prescribed for treating acne. This medicine is prescribed for peeling off the affected skin areas and also for unclogging the pores.This Gel is a natural metabolite of retinol and belongs to a class of Retinoids.This Gel is available in many other forms apart from capsules, like gel and cream form. This medication is used to minimize the signs and severity of the disease, Acne.

What is a-ret 0.05% gel?

A-Ret 0.05% Gel contains the active ingredient Tretinoin, a carboxylic acid form of vitamin A, is a first generation topical retinoid. It is commonly used to treat acne and keratosis pilarisis (a harmless skin condition that causes rough, dry patches and tiny bumps, usually on the cheeks, upper arms, buttocks, and thighs). Tretinoin is on the WHO list of essential medicines, a list of the most important medicines required in a basic health system.

A Ret 0.05% Gel How To Work

A Ret 0.05% Gel contains the active ingredient Tretinoin. The drug being a metabolite of retinol, is both structurally and pharmacologically related to vitamin A, which regulates the cell growth and regenerates the outer layer of the skin. It makes the surface layer of the skin thinner and pores less likely to become blocked, reducing the occurrence of blackheads, whiteheads, and pimples.

A Ret 0.05% Gel How To Take

  • Wash your hands and the skin area affected using a mild soap and water
  • Pat dry your skin with a cotton cloth
  • Wait for 20-30 minutes before applying this medicine
  • Use clean fingertips, a cotton swab to apply the medication( a pea sized)
  • Apply only the enough amount of medicine to cover the area lightly

Uses of a-ret 0.05% gel

A-Ret 0.05% Gel (Tretinoin) is prescribed to treat acne. It is one of a family of drugs called Retinoids, and is effective in preventing pimples and healing existing pimples. It can also be used to reduce the signs of ageing like facial lines and sun spots, as well as alone or with other topical treatments to treat alopecia and other kinds of hair loss.

What is route of administration?

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

Mechanism Action Of A Ret 0.05% Gel

A Ret 0.05% Gel improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:

Increasing the turnover of follicular epithelial cells.

A Ret 0.05% Gel Instructions

A Ret 0.05% Gel is only meant for topical use, which is especially prescribed for the treatment of acne, wrinkles, dryness of skin, rough patches on skin, and tiny bumps on the skin. Generic Tretinoin is a main pharmaceutical component present in A-Ret Gel and it belongs to the category of Retinoid.

Tretinoin is also used to reduce the sign of ageing, fine lines, and sun damaged skin. Along with acne, Tretinoin is also used to treat alopecia and other kinds of hair loss.

Drug to drug interaction

Concomitant topical medication, abrasive soaps and cleansers, cosmetics that have a strong drying effect and products with high concentration of astringents, alcohol, spices or lime should be used with caution because of the possible drug interaction with A-Ret 0.05% Gel. Particular caution should be taken while using preparations containing keratolytic agents such as benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, or sulfur with Tretinoin.

While tacking a-ret 0.05% gel


Clean the area to be treated with water and a non-medicated soap, and let it dry for 20-30 minutes before applying A-Ret 0.05% Gel.

It may increase the severity of the lesions in the first few weeks of use. Continue using it as prescribed by your doctor.

It may cause stinging sensation or a feeling of warmth when you first start using it. Inform your doctor if this persists.

Avoid exposure to sunlight while using A-Ret 0.05% Gel as it increases the sensitivity of your skin. Use protective measures such as sun-cream or protective clothing.


Pregnancy: Use of this medicine by pregnant women is not recommended. Use appropriate contraception and avoid getting pregnant while using this medicine. Contact your doctor and discuss the risks if a pregnancy is suspected.

Breast-feeding: This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding. It can be used if the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved with use. You should not breastfeed while the topical form of this medicine is applied.

A Ret 0.05% Gel Side Effects

  • Itching
  • Redness
  • Irritation
  • Numbness
  • Blister formation or crusting of the skin
  • Peeling off
  • Stinging of the skin
  • Scaling of skin
  • Rashes
  • Burning sensation on the area applied

A Ret 0.05% Gel Warning

Oral use – The oral form of A Ret 0.05% Gel should be used under clinical supervision only. Appropriate diagnostic tests should be performed to ensure safe and effective use of this medicine.

Exposure to sun – Use of this medicine can cause adverse reactions of the skin on sun exposure. You should either avoid stepping out at daytime or take appropriate precautionary measures.

Other skin creams – A Ret 0.05% Gel may interact with other skin care or medicinal products. Consult your doctor before starting the use of other products along with this medicine.

Contraception – Appropriate means of birth control should be adopted while using this medicine. It can cause oral/hormonal contraception failure and hence use of multiple contraception is advised. Contact your doctor immediately if you suspect a pregnancy while using this medicine.

Initial discomfort – A Ret 0.05% Gel may cause discomfort after use in some people. Contact your doctor if the symptoms do not subside or become severe.

A Ret 0.05% Gel Precaution

Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on A ret 0.05% gel

Do not exceed the dose more than what is prescribed.

Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if A ret 0.05% Gel causes dizziness or blurred vision.

Inform your doctor if you have rapid swelling of lips, throat and tongue.

Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Suddenly stopping the medication may cause the illness to return.

You are advised not to A ret 0.05% gel if It has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.

The foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.


Additional information

Equivalent Brand

Retin A Gel

Generic Name

Tretinoin Gel USP




Tretinoin (0.05% w/w)


Menarini India Pvt Ltd (India)


20 gm in 1 tube

Pharmaceutical Form



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