If any of the following apply to you: For medical guidance on side effects, call your doctor. Typical negative effects could be: Observe the advice of your doctor to the letter. If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat, seek emergency medical attention. Although RA-APL is treatable, you might need to temporarily stop taking tretinoin. Retinoic acid-APL (RA-APL) syndrome is a potentially fatal condition that some tretinoin users experience. If you experience any of the early signs of RA-APL syndrome, including weight gain, shortness of breath, fever, or lightheadedness, call your doctor right away. There may be additional side effects; this is not a comprehensive list. Numerous organs in your body, such as the lungs, liver, or kidneys, can fail as this syndrome worsens. Side effects of retinoids (more information) You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. a feeling of impending dizziness; mouth and throat ulcers; red or swollen gums; burning mouth pain; difficulty swallowing; increased pressure inside the skull; severe headaches; nausea; vision issues; pain behind the eyes; kidney problems; little or no urination; swelling in the feet or ankles; fatigue; liver problems; upper stomach pain; loss of appetite; jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes); Bleeding; swelling in your hands or feet; abnormal liver function tests; flushing (sudden warmth, redness, or tingly feeling); dry mouth, nose, or throat; stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; bone pain; rash; or mouth sores.
Without your doctor's approval, never start, stop, or modify the dosage of any medications. Drug interactions could alter how your medications function or raise the possibility of serious negative side effects. Keep a list of everything you use, including prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal products, and give it to your doctor and pharmacist. Some products that may interact with this drug include: drugs that prevent bleeding (anti-fibrinolytic drugs such as aminocaproic acid, aprotinin, tranexamic acid), hydroxyurea, ketoconazole, "mini-pill" (progesterone birth control pills that do not contain estrogen), tetracyclines, sulfisoxazole containing drugs, vitamin A. Not every possible drug interaction is covered in this document.
(See also section titled "Warning"). You may feel more lightheaded after consuming alcohol or marijuana (cannabis). Because of the possible risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using this drug is not recommended. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any allergies before taking tretinoin, including those to it, other retinoids like isotretinoin, medications related to vitamin A, or any other allergies you may have. Inform your doctor or pharmacist about your medical history before taking this medication, especially of: liver disease, high cholesterol/triglycerides (blood fats), and mental/mood issues (such as depression). Children may be more sensitive to this medication's side effects, especially if they also take tetracycline medication. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding. Avoid giving blood while taking this medication and for at least one month after stopping it. Till you can do it safely, avoid operating machinery, operating a vehicle, or performing other tasks that call for alertness or sharp vision. Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you find out you are pregnant or suspect you might be. It is unknown whether this medication enters breast milk. Limit alcoholic beverages. Since this drug can be absorbed through the skin and lungs and may harm an unborn baby, women who are pregnant or who may become pregnant should not handle this medication or breathe the dust from the capsules. Soy allergies can occur in some individuals with peanut allergies. Consult your doctor about effective birth control methods. If you use marijuana (cannabis), consult your physician. Get more information by speaking with your pharmacist. If your child experiences a severe headache, nausea or vomiting, or vision issues, call your doctor right away. You could experience severe headaches, blurred vision, or dizziness from this medication. Due to the possibility of birth defects and harm to an unborn child, it is not advised to use this medication during pregnancy. These inactive ingredients, which include soybean and paraben preservatives, may be present in this product and may lead to allergic reactions or other issues. This will eliminate the chance of a pregnant person receiving your blood. To avoid getting pregnant, combine two reliable birth control methods.