Product Name: Tazarotene
Generic Name: Tazarotene
Common Brands: Tazorac
Pharmaceutical Categories: Skin Care
Where to buy Tazarotene online:
Tazarotene (trade names include Tazorac, Fabior, Tazotop, Tazret, Zorac) is a dermatological medication from antipsoriatics for topical use pharmacological group. This medicine is used for the treatment of psoriasis, acne, photodamage (sun damaged skin), including associated with skin irritation and erythema; to reduce skin wrinkling and liver spots. It works as retinoid prodrug by affecting the growth of skin cells.
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Azelaic Acid (Azelex)
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Calcipotriol, Betamethasone (Daivobet)
Calcitriol (Rocaltrol, Calcijex)
Clindamycin, Tretinoin (Ziana)
Fumaric Acid (Lichenic Acid)
Pharmaceutical and medical classifications:
Anti acne medications
Anti psoriasis drugs
Photodamaged skin treatment
Skin care products
Vitamin A derivatives
The Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) classification system (developed by the World Health Organization):
D - Dermatologicals
D05 - Antipsoriatics
D05A - Antipsoriatics for topical use
D05AX - Other antipsoriatics for topical use
D05AX05 - Tazarotene
Medical conditions for tazarotene in the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems:
Psoriasis - L40
Other erythematous conditions - L53
Other acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation - L56
Acne - L70
Other disorders of pigmentation - L81
Other melanin hyperpigmentation - L81.4
Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue, not elsewhere classified - L98
D - Australia
X - United States (Should not be used during pregnancy)
Forms of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs):
Chemical, international, and other names of this drug:
Most known trade names (brands and generics) worldwide:
Avage - Sanofi-Aventis, Allergan, IDS Group
Fabior - Mayne Pharma
Tazorac - Allergan, Medibrands, Pierre Fabre
Tazotop - Sun Pharmaceutical Industries
Tazret - Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
Zorac - Allergan, Pierre Fabre
References and external sources:
Tazarotene main article on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tazarotene
Tazarotene compound on PubChem: https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Tazarotene
Tazarotene on DrugBank: https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00799
Topical Tazarotene FAQ on MedlinePlus (revised 06/15/2019): https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a616052.html
Tazorac (Tazarotene) cream drug label on DailyMed (revised July 31, 2017): https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo...
Tazarotene international drug names on Drugs.com: https://www.drugs.com/international/tazarotene.html
Tazorac (Tazarotene) gel 0.05% and 0.1% official prescribing information and medication guide from the U.S. FDA (revised 02/2011): https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label...
Tazorac (Tazarotene) cream 0.05% and 0.1% official prescribing information and medication guide from the U.S. FDA (revised 12/2013): https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label...
Tazorac (Tazarotene) cream 0.05% and 0.1% prescribing and patient information from Allergan pharmaceutical company (revised 07/2017): https://media.allergan.com/actavis/actavis/media/allergan...
Zorac (Tazarotene) 0.05% gel and 0.1% gel topical patient information leaflet on Medicines.org.uk (revised July 2018): https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6762.pdf
Tazret Gel (Tazarotene) from Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd on Practo website: https://www.practo.com/medicine-info/tazret-gel-51976
Revised: June 2021
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