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Who should not take Avage (tazarotene)?

Avage (tazarotene) should not be taken by women who are pregnant, as it could cause birth defects in the fetus.

It is not known whether this medication is passed into breast milk. If you are breastfeeding, discuss the possible risks with your doctor before taking this medication. Avage should also not be used by someone who has a sunburn or eczema. You should wait until you are fully healed before using this medication. You should not use Avage if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.

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