What should I know about Renova (tretinoin) before using it?


e using Renova (tretinoin), you should know that Renova does not reverse aging or help deep wrinkles or discoloration caused by sun exposure.

Avoid getting Renova on your lips or in your eyes, mouth, or nose.

Renova should not be used if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.

Renova may make your skin more sensitive to ultraviolet light, so use extra protection when exposed to it.

The effects of Renova are gradual, and the full effect may take as long as six months to appear. If you stop using Renova, its effects on fine lines, skin roughness, and hyperpigmentation (excess melanin) will stop too.

The safety of Renova has not been tested beyond a period of 48 weeks.

Avoid using irritating or harsh skin or hair products, such as hair dye, while using this drug, and avoid exposing your skin to harsh weather conditions.

Do not apply Renova to skin that is affected by eczema or cracked.

Tell your doctor about all medications and supplements you are taking, as some may interact with this drug.

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