Can I Take "One a Day Multi-vitamin for Him" While Im Using Retin A?

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Retin A

You can take multivitamin while on Retin A.........................................................................


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Retin A

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You can take multivitamin while on Retin A.........................................................................


Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

Retin A does not cross-react with any oral medicaltions

The recommendation to avoid extra vitamin A is for Accutane, the oral retinoid medication for acne.  Topical medications, like retinoid creams or gels do not have that restriction.

Emily Altman, MD
Short Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
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Retin A does not cross-react with any oral medicaltions

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The recommendation to avoid extra vitamin A is for Accutane, the oral retinoid medication for acne.  Topical medications, like retinoid creams or gels do not have that restriction.

Emily Altman, MD
Short Hills Dermatologic Surgeon

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