This medication is typically used for eczema. It requires a few weeks to take effect.
This medication is typically used only once a day. However, your doctor or pharmacist may have suggested a different schedule that is more appropriate for you. Avoid taking vitamin A supplements while using this medication.
Important: Follow the instructions on the label. Do not use more of this product, or more often, than prescribed. This medication is more effective if taken with food. Always take it with a meal or a snack.
In addition to its desired action, this medication may cause some side effects, notably:
Each person may react differently to a treatment. If you think this medication may be causing side effects (including those described here, or others), talk to your doctor or pharmacist. He or she can help you to determine whether or not the medication is the source of the problem.
As with most medications, this product should be stored at room temperature. Store it in a secure location where it will not be exposed to excessive heat, moisture or direct sunlight. Keep it out of reach of young children. Make sure that any leftover portion is disposed of safely.
Taking this medication during pregnancy may be harmful for the baby. Women of childbearing potential should use two effective contraceptive methods beginning at least one month before treatment, during the treatment and for at least one month after the end of it. Ask your healthcare professional for details.
Blood donation is usually refused during this treatment.
It is important to tell the health professionals you consult: