Tazotop 0.05% Cream

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Tazarotene
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Tazotop 0.05% Cream helps to speed up the process of skin renewal as it is a compound formed from Vitamin A. It helps to heal the surface of the skin and help in the overall improvement of the texture of the skin. The drug is also helpful in treating reducing the appearance of wrinkles, crow’s feet and smile lines on the face. It reduces benign facial growths, helps to lighten dark patches and decrease white patches on the skin that causes discolouration. The drug can be administered to teenagers above 16 years of age. It can also help to treat acne problems, scarring and spotting in adolescents. The drug is known to be effective in case of plaque psoriasis of the skin.

The medicine has been proven to cause complications in fetal health and therefore is not prescribed if you are pregnant or may conceive soon. It is also not recommended for breastfeeding mothers as there is a chance of health problems. Inform the doctor if you suffer from eczema, or a family history of skin cancer. You must also take due precautions if you have to work outdoors for a long period of time and have long exposures to sunlight. The drug may increase the skin sensitivity and risk of sunburns.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Derma before using this medicine.
  • Skin Burn

  • Itching

  • Irritation

  • Redness Of Skin

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

The precise mechanism of action of this medication has not yet been determined fully. According to studies, the active constituent of this medication when activated combines to all members of the receptor family, retinoic acids such as RARa, RARb and RARg.

Disclaimer: The information produced here is best of our knowledge and experience and we have tried our best to make it as accurate and up-to-date as possible, but we would like to request that it should not be treated as a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Lybrate is a medium to provide our audience with the common information on medicines and does not guarantee its accuracy or exhaustiveness. Even if there is no mention of a warning for any drug or combination, it never means that we are claiming that the drug or combination is safe for consumption without any proper consultation with an expert.

Lybrate does not take responsibility for any aspect of medicines or treatments. If you have any doubts about your medication, we strongly recommend you to see a doctor immediately.

Popular Questions & Answers

Popular Health Tips

Content Details
Written By
PhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care
Reviewed By
MBBS, Master in Healthcare Administration, Diploma in Occupational Health
General Physician
Table of Content
About Tazotop 0.05% Cream
What are the uses of Tazotop 0.05% Cream
What are the side effects of Tazotop 0.05% Cream ?
Key highlights of Tazotop 0.05% Cream
How does this medication work?