AND USE :
Clincheek – T (Tretinoin-0.025%) is a retinoid, it is used primarily
in the topical treatment of Acne vulgaris in which comedones, papules
and pustules are predominate. It appears to stimulate mitosis and turn
over of follicular epithelial cells and reduce their cohesiveness thereby
facilitating the extrusion of existing comedones and preventing formation
of new ones. It is also having mild keratolytic action and appears to
have anti-inflammatory activities.
OF APPLICATION :
The skin should be cleaned to remove excessive oil and dried 15 to30 minutes
before application of Clincheek–T lightly, once or twice daily according
to response and reaction. Other topical preparations, including skin moisturizers
should not be applied at the same time with Clincheek – T. Coution
is required if other local irritants are use concurrently. There may be
apparent excerbations of the acne during early treatment and therapeutic
response may not be evident for 6-8 weeks. When the conditions has resolved,
maintenance therapy should be less frequent.
Clincheek-T is a indicated for the topical treatment of mild to severe
Tretinoin is skin irritant. Topical application may cause transitory stinging
and feeling of warmth and in normal use it produces some erythema and
peeling similar to that of mild sunburn.
Clincheek-T is contraindicated in pregnancy and breast feeding mothers.
Contact of Clincheek-T with the eyes, mouth and other mucous surfaces
should be avoided. It should not be applied to eczematous skin, sunburn
or abraded skin. Exposure to UV radiation, X-ray and sunlight should be
20 gms collapsible tube.