Retinoic ointment

Retinoic ointment - a drug for the treatment of acne.

Structure and Composition

 Retinoic ointment
 The drug is released in the form of ointments for external application containing the active component - isotretinoin (13-cis-retinoic acid) 0, 05 or 0 g, 1 g

Auxiliary components: purified water, glycerin, mineral oil, BHT, 95% ethyl alcohol, emulsifying wax, butylhydroxyanisole.

In tubes of 10 g

Pharmacological effects of retinoic ointment

According to the instructions Retinoic ointment has antiseborrhoeic, anti-dermatoprotektivnym and keratolytic action. It normalizes the terminal cell differentiation, inhibit hyperproliferation of epithelium of the excretory ducts of the sebaceous glands, facilitates evacuation of detritus, slowing its formation. Effectively helps Retinoic ointment acne by reducing sebum production, to facilitate his release.

Application Retinoic ointment for reviews reduces the inflammatory reaction around the glands, restores their composition has sebostaticheskoe, anti-seborrhoeic, immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory effect. When administered systemically effective Retinoic ointment wrinkle as the regeneration processes in the skin.

Indications for use of the drug

According to the instructions Retinoic ointment is used topically with seborrhea, perioral dermatitis, pustular acne papules, pink acne.

Instructions Retinoic ointment: dosing regimen

Retinoic ointment acne applied thinly to the affected skin twice daily. The duration of treatment is 1-1, 5 months.


According to the instructions Retinoic ointment has the following contraindications:

  • pregnancy and lactation;
  • combination with other drugs from the group of retinoids.

With care prescribe retinoic ointment of wrinkles and acne at:

  • chronic pancreatitis;  Retinoic ointment of wrinkles and acne
  • cardiac decompensation;
  • chronic diseases of the kidneys and liver.

Side effects Retinoic ointment

In the opinion of Retinoic ointment can cause reddening of the skin passing. From the second week of therapy may be new skin rashes that do not require discontinuation of therapy.

Sometimes, according to the reviews Retinoic ointment is individual intolerance.

Prolonged use may cause conjunctivitis, cheilitis, dryness and flaking of the skin.

Drug Interactions

Effect of the drug is reduced in combination with antibiotics of the tetracycline group and corticosteroids.

Storage conditions

Store retinoic ointment at 8 ° C for no longer than 24 months.