Is It Necessary to Use Name Brand Retin-A to Achieve Results?
- Asked by m.j.
- 1 year ago
Tretinoin is the acid form of vitamin A and is also known as all-trans retinoic acid. There are a variety of formulations in which tretinoin can be delivered. These vary in concentration and are available as a cream or gel (brand names Aberela, Airol, Renova, Atralin, Retin-A, Avita, Refissa, or Stieva-A). It is also available as a generic. There is no evidence to suggest brand names are superior, or different to, generic forms of tretinoin.
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Musi I use brand name Retin A?
There is NO reason to use brand name Retin A. By law, generic medications must be identical to the brand. Unless you feel better using a brand, there s no practical reason for doing so.
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