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Tretinoin (Retin A) Gel 0.025 is a form of vitamin A that is used to treat acne which appears as spots or pimples on your face, chest, or back. It also helps to smooth rough facial skin and to reduce fine wrinkles on the skin. It excessive oil production of the skin.

A Ret Gel 0.025 is generic of Retin A gel 0.025, Both contain tretinoin usp 0.025



Tretinoin (Retin A) Gel 0.025 is a form of vitamin A. It helps treat acne by clearing skin pores and preventing spots or pimples from appearing. It usually takes several weeks to have a noticeable effect so keep using it even if it appears not to be working. Sometimes acne may get worse before it gets better, however, with proper use, your skin will get clearer. The earlier you start using it, the less likely you are to get scars. This medicine will help improve your mood and uplift your confidence as your skin becomes acne-free. It should not be used if you have eczema or sunburned skin.


Tretinoin Gel 0.025 is a form of vitamin A. When applied on the skin, it reduces oil production in the skin, replenishes acne-prone skin, and helps keep your pores open.


Tretinoin may make you more sensitive to sunlight so you should limit exposure to the sun if possible. It may make your skin more fragile. It is advised, not to have any waxing (hair removal), or laser treatments during treatment. Pregnant women or women who are planning to get pregnant should not use tretinoin as it can lead to birth defects.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them.

Common side effects of Tretinoin Gel

  • Erythema (skin redness)
  • Skin irritation
  • Dry skin
  • Dry lips
  • Pale red skin
  • Increased sensitivity to light


  • Clean the area with water and a non-medicated soap. Let it dry for 20-30 minutes before applying Tretinoin Gel.
  • It may increase the severity of the spots or pimples in the first few weeks of use. Continue using it as prescribed by your doctor.
  • It may cause a stinging sensation or a feeling of warmth when you first start using it. Inform your doctor if this persists.
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight while using Tretinoin Gel 0.025 as it increases the sensitivity of your skin. Use protective measures such as sunscreen or protective clothing.
  • Avoid face waxing and laser treatment while using this medicine as it makes your skin more fragile.
  • Avoid taking tetracycline (e.g. doxycycline) as it may reduce the Tretinoin Gel 0.025 activity.
  • Do not use Tretinoin if you are pregnant.
  • Inform your doctor if excessive skin dryness or skin sensitivity takes place.


Q. How long can a 20g tube of tretinoin gel last?

20g tube can last up to 2 to 3 months

Q. Does brand matter in buying tretinoin gel?

No, Brand does not matter. Whether you buy 20 dollars tretinoin gel from Minarini or you buy 100 dollars tretinoin gel from Obagi, All of them have the same salt composition which is tretinoin usp 0.025%.

Q. Can I undergo cosmetic procedures while taking Tretinoin?

Your doctor will decide whether you can continue taking or stop taking Tretinoin before cosmetic procedures. However, it is advised to not undergo hair removal or laser treatments while using Tretinoin. Please inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking before starting the treatment with this medicine. Also, consult the doctor before starting any cosmetic procedure.

Q. Is it safe to use Tretinoin Gel 0.025?

Yes, Tretinoin Gel 0.025 is safe to use when taken as advised by your doctor. However, like all medicines, even this medicine has some side effects, but it is not necessary that anyone who is taking these medicines might get these side effects. Please talk to your doctor if you get any unpleasant effects while taking this medicine.

Q. How long am I supposed to use Tretinoin Gel 0.025?

Your doctor will decide the duration of your treatment depending on the severity of your disease and the results of your lab tests. Usually, the treatment with Tretinoin Gel takes around 4-5 months.

Q. I am taking Tretinoin, What should I do if I am planning to become pregnant?

It is important to consult your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant while taking Tretinoin. Ideally, pregnancy is not advised because this medicine can harm your baby. However, if you do get pregnant during the treatment with Tretinoin, consult your doctor.

Q. Why does Tretinoin Gel 0.025 (Retin A) cause dry skin, dry lips, and dry nose? How to manage these?

One of the most common side effects of Tretinoin includes dryness of the skin, nose, and lips. Tretinoin reduces the secretion of oil which results in skin dryness. Dryness due to Tretinoin Gel 0.025 can be managed by applying moisturizers or lubricants like Vaseline. You can also apply lip balm to relieve cracked and dry lips. Drink enough water to keep our body hydrated.


All of these contain tretinoin usp 0.025%, And the Price for tretinoin gel 0.025 ranges from 10 USD to upto 100 USD

Weight 20 g

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