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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What Does Altreno Do?

 
 

Altreno is FDA-approved. Hydrating elements such as glycerin help moisturize the skin while tretinoin can boost collagen production. Together, the ingredients fight acne to improve overall skin texture.



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Stimulate skin cell turnover


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Control oil production (to reduce acne)


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Boost collagen production

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Reduce irritation (1% reported skin irritation in studies)


*Like all tretinoins, Altreno may cause irritation and dryness

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Stimulate skin cell turnover

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Control oil production (to reduce acne)

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Boost collagen production

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Reduce irritation (1% reported skin irritation in studies)

*Like all tretinoins, Altreno may cause irritation and dryness

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The science

of Tretinoin

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Altreno helps increase skin cell turnover to fight acne.

Tretinoin is a powerful, prescription-strength derivative of vitamin A. The molecule treats acne by bringing new cells up from the skin’s deeper layers, helping control breakouts to increase the overall quality of skin for a brighter complexion.

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Tretinoin


Tretinoin is a powerful vitamin A derivative proven to treat acne to improve the quality and texture of skin.

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Hyaluronic Acid


Hyaluronic acid helps keep skin moisturized throughout the day.

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Natural Collagen


The natural marine collagen in Altreno is derived from sole fish.* It helps keep moisture in the skin.

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Glycerin


Glycerin hydrates and helps protect skin from irritation. It may also contribute to the skin’s healing process.

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Tretinoin


Tretinoin is a powerful vitamin A derivative proven to treat acne to improve the quality and texture of skin.

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Hyaluronic Acid


Hyaluronic acid helps keep skin moisturized throughout the day.

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Natural Collagen


The natural marine collagen in Altreno is derived from sole fish.* It helps keep moisture in the skin.

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Glycerin


Glycerin hydrates and helps protect skin from irritation. It may also contribute to the skin’s healing process.

*Although the fish proteins in Altreno are included for moisturization, people with fish allergies may experience an allergic reaction. Tell your healthcare provider if you get hives or itching during treatment with Altreno.

Simplify Your Skincare Routine

Maintaining a simple skincare regimen can be beneficial for the protection of your skin barrier. Simplify your skincare routine with a once-a-day tretinoin lotion that hydrates and works easily under makeup.

Step 1


Gently wash your skin with a cleanser and pat dry.

Step 2


Apply a pea-size amount and spread it evenly on the skin. Let it dry.

Step 3


If applying in the morning, be sure to use a moisturizer and SPF and at night, only a moisturizer.

*Avoid applying Altreno to skin that is affected by eczema or to sunburned skin. Avoid the eyes, mouth, creases around the nose, and mucous membranes. Altreno is for topical use only. Not for ophthalmic, oral, or intravaginal use.

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Step 1


Gently wash your skin with a cleanser and pat dry.

Step 2


Apply a pea-size amount and spread it evenly on the skin. Let it dry.

Step 3


If applying in the morning, be sure to use a moisturizer and SPF and at night, only a moisturizer.

*Avoid applying Altreno to skin that is affected by eczema or to sunburned skin. Avoid the eyes, mouth, creases around the nose, and mucous membranes. Altreno is for topical use only. Not for ophthalmic, oral, or intravaginal use.

Before
After

 

Actual patients from a clinical study after 12 weeks of treatment. Photos have not been retouched. Individual results may vary.

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after Week 12
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after Week 12
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after Week 12

Proven to reduce blemishes by 52% over 12 weeks*

Below are the results across patient types (studied from the age of 9 and over).

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*Combined results of 2 studies, including a total of 1640 patients, comparing Altreno to its vehicle (the lotion without tretinoin).

Reduced 46% blackheads and whiteheads*

Below are the results across patient types (studied from the age of 9 and over).

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*Combined results of 2 studies, including a total of 1640 patients, comparing Altreno to its vehicle (the lotion without tretinoin).

Only 1% of users reported irritation*

 

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*The most common adverse reactions in clinical studies were application site reactions, which were reported by ≤4% of patients.

Only 4% of users reported dry skin*

 

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*The most common adverse reactions in clinical studies were application site reactions, which were reported by ≤4% of patients.

A Lotion of Difference

15 women were surveyed on the lotion.

80%


of users agreed that their skin felt more moisturized and hydrated than what they currently use.

87%


of users agreed that the lotion provided lightweight moisturization.

87%


of users agreed that the lotion absorbed quickly

A Lotion of Difference

15 women were surveyed on the lotion.

80%


of users agreed that their skin felt more moisturized and hydrated than what they currently use.

87%


of users agreed that the lotion provided lightweight moisturization.

87%


of users agreed that the lotion absorbed quickly

*Results from a customer perception study of patients using only the lotion vehicle. In this self-assessment, 15 women aged 35-65 applied the vehicle lotion to the left side of their face, while leaving the other side untreated.

Altreno should be applied once daily to the affected areas, day or night. Use Altreno exactly as your healthcare provider advises.

Altreno is the first and only acne treatment that provides the proven efficacy of tretinoin in a hydrating lotion. It is lightweight, spreads easily, and absorbs quickly. It is also formulated with ingredients such as collagen, glycerin, and hyaluronic acid, which are known to hydrate the skin.

Some patients saw results as early as 4 weeks. In clinical studies, patients used Altreno for 12 weeks.

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.

Yes! Consult with your doctor to see if Altreno may be right for you.

Altreno is available by prescription only. If you don't already have a dermatologist, click on Get Altreno, where you will find options to sign up for our free concierge service, or to book an appointment with a healthcare professional online.

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 use a moisturizer, decrease the number of times you apply Altreno, or completely stop treatment with Altreno.

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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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How Do I Get Altreno?

Altreno is a powerful Rx product, which means it requires a prescription. We can help you get in touch with a healthcare provider in three easy ways:

1. Online consultation
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3. In-person visit

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