What is Altreno?

Altreno (tretinoin) Lotion, 0.05% is a prescription medicine used on the skin (topical) to treat people with acne (blackheads, whiteheads, and other pimples).

Important Safety Information

It is not known if Altreno is safe and effective in children under 9 years of age. Altreno is for use on the skin only. Do not use it in your eyes, mouth, or vagina.

What should I tell my healthcare provider before using Altreno?

Before using Altreno, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including:

Fish allergies: Altreno contains fish proteins. Tell your healthcare provider if you get hives or itching while using Altreno. Eczema or any other skin problems. If you have a sunburn. If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if Altreno will harm your unborn baby. If you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if Altreno passes into your breast milk.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Certain medicines, vitamins or supplements may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight.

Tell your healthcare provider about any cosmetics you use, including moisturizers, creams, lotions, or products that can dry out your skin.

What should I avoid while using Altreno?

You should avoid sunlamps, tanning beds, and ultraviolet light during treatment with Altreno.

Minimize exposure to sunlight. If you have to be in the sunlight or are sensitive to sunlight, use a sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or more and wear protective clothing and a wide-brimmed hat to cover the treated areas.

What are the possible side effects of Altreno?

Altreno may cause serious side effects, including:

Skin Irritation: Altreno may cause irritation, including skin dryness, pain, redness, excessive flaking or peeling. If you develop these symptoms, your healthcare provider may tell you to stop using Altreno for a while, decrease how often you use it, or stop it altogether. Avoid applying Altreno to skin that is affected by eczema or sunburned.

These are not all the possible side effects of Altreno.

Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

View full Prescribing Information

What should I tell my healthcare provider before using Altreno?

Before you use Altreno, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

  • are allergic to fish. Altreno contains fish proteins. Tell your healthcare provider if you get hives or itching during treatment with Altreno.
  • have eczema or any other skin problems.
  • have a sunburn.
  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if Altreno will harm your unborn baby.
  • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if Altreno passes into your breast milk.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Certain medicines, vitamins, or supplements may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Tell your healthcare provider about any cosmetics you use, including moisturizers, creams, lotions, or products that can dry out your skin.

What should I avoid while using Altreno?

  • You should avoid sunlamps, tanning beds, and ultraviolet light during treatment with Altreno.
  • Minimize exposure to sunlight. If you have to be in the sunlight or are sensitive to sunlight, use a sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or more and wear protective clothing and a wide-brimmed hat to cover the treated areas.

What are the possible side effects of Altreno?

Altreno may cause serious side effects, including:

Skin Irritation: Altreno may cause irritation, including skin dryness, pain, redness, excessive flaking or peeling. If you develop these symptoms, your healthcare provider may tell you to stop using Altreno for a while, decrease how often you use it, or stop it altogether. Avoid applying Altreno to skin that is affected by eczema or sunburned.

  • These are not all the possible side effects of Altreno.
  • Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

View full Prescribing Information

What is Altreno?

Altreno (tretinoin) Lotion, 0.05% is a prescription medicine used on the skin (topical) to treat people with acne (blackheads, whiteheads, and other pimples).

Important Safety Information

It is not known if Altreno is safe and effective in children under 9 years of age. Altreno is for use on the skin only. Do not use it in your eyes, mouth, or vagina.

What should I tell my healthcare provider before using Altreno?

Before you use Altreno, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

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An expert panel of dermatologists and editors reviewed hundreds of skincare products. Altreno was a winner.

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“Altreno has a micronized, controlled-release vehicle, is hydrating, and spreads and absorbs quickly on the skin. Men and women both love it.”

Dr. Diane S. Berson, MD*

“I have had adult acne for years. Altreno has cleared out my acne almost completely. I am at a period where I don't have to wear makeup anymore. Highly recommend it.”

Review from WebMD

“I have been using Altreno for almost a month. I experienced acne that flared postpartum and this helped so much. My skin feels and looks so smooth.”

Review from WebMD

“I’m on week 3 so still early but so far not much is happening break out wise, my acne is calming down. You should definitely ask your derm about it, it’s all the buzz!”

Review from Reddit

“I've been using it [Altreno] every night for almost three weeks and I've had absolutely no redness and a very acceptable level of peeling (just the right amount to know it's working). I have post-menopausal acne primarily in the area of my chin and jawline.”

Review from WebMD

*These are reviews from actual patients and dermatologists. Everyone’s skin is different, and individual results may vary.

 
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Altreno

What is Altreno?

Altreno (tretinoin) Lotion, 0.05% is a prescription medicine used on the skin (topical) to treat people with acne (blackheads, whiteheads, and other pimples).

Important Safety Information

It is not known if Altreno is safe and effective in children under 9 years of age. Altreno is for use on the skin only. Do not use it in your eyes, mouth, or vagina.

What should I tell my healthcare provider before using Altreno? Before you use Altreno, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

What should I tell my healthcare provider before using Altreno?

Before you use Altreno, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

  • are allergic to fish. Altreno contains fish proteins. Tell your healthcare provider if you get hives or itching during treatment with Altreno.
  • have eczema or any other skin problems.
  • have a sunburn.
  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if Altreno will harm your unborn baby.
  • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if Altreno passes into your breast milk.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Certain medicines, vitamins, or supplements may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Tell your healthcare provider about any cosmetics you use, including moisturizers, creams, lotions, or products that can dry out your skin.

What should I avoid while using Altreno?

  • You should avoid sunlamps, tanning beds, and ultraviolet light during treatment with Altreno.
  • Minimize exposure to sunlight. If you have to be in the sunlight or are sensitive to sunlight, use a sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or more and wear protective clothing and a wide-brimmed hat to cover the treated areas.

What are the possible side effects of Altreno?

Altreno may cause serious side effects, including:

Skin Irritation: Altreno may cause irritation, including skin dryness, pain, redness, excessive flaking or peeling. If you develop these symptoms, your healthcare provider may tell you to stop using Altreno for a while, decrease how often you use it, or stop it altogether. Avoid applying Altreno to skin that is affected by eczema or sunburned.

  • These are not all the possible side effects of Altreno.
  • Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

View full Prescribing Information

 
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1. Online consultation
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