Topical Retinoid Medicines for Acne
Side effects of topical retinoids include:
- Sensitivity to sunlight.
- Dryness or acute redness and peeling of the skin.
Tazarotene is sometimes more irritating than tretinoin or adapalene.
See Drug Reference for a full list of side effects. (Drug Reference is not available in all systems.)
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: February 3, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Alexander H. Murray, MD, FRCPC - Dermatology