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Tretinoin 0.025% (Compounded - Previously sold as Stieva-A 0.025% in Australia)
This is a compounded item which is made fresh on order.
A valid Australian prescription is required for the purchase of this item.
We match or beat written quotes for compounded items that are in our formulary where the same raw ingredients and compounding processes are used.
Original prescriptions must be provided for dispatch of item.
Skin Plus Compounding Pharmacy is proud to be regarded as one of the most trusted and afforbable compounding pharmacies in Australia.
Custom-compounded Tretinoin 0.025% cream - an alternative to Stieva-A
With the discontinuation of Stieva-A, finding a comparable treatment can be challenging. Our pharmacy offers a custom-compounded Tretinoin 0.025% cream, designed to rival the therapeutic effects of Stieva-A for patients who relied on its benefits.
More on Tretinoin 0.025% Cream
Active Ingredient -Tretinoin, a Vitamin A derivative, is widely recognised in dermatology for its effectiveness in treating acne and signs of skin ageing.
Acne Treatment - Tretinoin helps to unclog pores and prevent future breakouts. It aids in reducing the formation of acne pimples and promoting quicker healing of existing acne.
Anti-Aging Properties - Regular use of Tretinoin can improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and age-related spots by stimulating collagen production and accelerating cell turnover in the skin.
Quality and Safety - Our compounding process adheres to strict quality standards, ensuring a product that is consistent, effective, and tailored to individual needs.
Always follow instructions provided by your prescriber. The following is considered to be general guidelines only.
Apply a thin layer of Tretinoin 0.025% cream to the affected area once daily at night, or as directed by a healthcare professional. Due to its potency, a small amount is sufficient. It's important to use sunscreen and limit sun exposure while using this product, as Tretinoin can increase skin sensitivity to sunlight.
Our Tretinoin 0.025% cream is supplied in airless pump bottle designed for stability and ease of use, ensuring the integrity of the product with each application.
Informed Skincare Choices
While Stieva-A is no longer available, our custom-compounded Tretinoin 0.025% cream offers a clinically relevant alternative. Our pharmacy team is always available for questions.
Q1: What is Tretinoin 0.025% cream used for?
A: Tretinoin 0.025% cream is primarily used for treating acne and reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots. It works by promoting cell turnover and stimulating collagen production in the skin.
Q2: How is this cream different from Stieva-A?
A: While Stieva-A is no longer commercially available, our custom-compounded Tretinoin 0.025% cream is formulated to offer similar benefits. It contains the same active ingredient, Tretinoin, and is designed to provide comparable results in skin treatment.
Q3: Can I purchase this cream if I have a prescription for Stieva-A 0.025%?
A: Yes, we accept prescriptions from Australian doctors for Stieva-A 0.025%. Our pharmacy can compound Tretinoin 0.025% cream as a substitute, ensuring you continue your treatment seamlessly. Please submit your prescription to us for processing.
Q4: How should I apply Tretinoin 0.025% cream?
A: Apply a thin layer of the cream to the affected area once a day, preferably at night, as directed by your healthcare provider.
Q5: Are there any side effects of using Tretinoin 0.025% cream?
A: Common side effects can include skin irritation, redness, peeling, dryness, and increased sensitivity to sunlight. It's crucial to use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. If you experience severe side effects, consult your healthcare provider.
Q6: How can I purchase this custom-compounded cream?
A: You can order our custom-compounded Tretinoin 0.025% cream directly from our online store by uploading a photo of your prescription.
Q7: Is it safe to use this cream with other skincare products?
A: Tretinoin may interact with certain skincare ingredients. It's advised to consult with a healthcare professional about your current skincare routine to ensure compatibility.
Q8: How long does it take to see results from using Tretinoin 0.025% cream?
A: Results can vary, but many users start to see improvements in acne and skin texture within 4-6 weeks of consistent use. For anti-aging benefits, it may take a few months to notice significant changes.
Q9: Can I use this product if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?
A: Tretinoin is not to be used during pregnancy or when reliable contraception is not used. It should also not be used while breastfeeding. Consult your healthcare provider for advice on suitable alternatives.
Q10: How do I store this cream?
A: Store the cream in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Make sure the cap is tightly closed when not in use.
For additional questions or specific medical advice, please consult with your healthcare provider.