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Tretinoin 0.1% (Compounded - Previously sold as Stieva-A 0.1% 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 0.1% cream by Skin Plus Compounding Pharmacy - A reliable substitute for Stieva-A
In response to the discontinuation of Stieva-A 0.1% several years ago, our pharmacy is pleased to offer a custom-compounded Tretinoin 0.1% cream. This formulation is designed to provide a potent alternative for those who have previously relied on the benefits of Stieva-A.
Insights into Tretinoin 0.1% Cream
Potent Formulation - Tretinoin, in its 0.1% concentration, is known for its robust efficacy in treating severe acne and pronounced signs of aging.
Acne Control - This higher concentration of Tretinoin is particularly effective in managing severe acne, helping to clear pores and reduce the severity of acne breakouts.
Enhanced Anti-Aging Effects - The 0.1% formulation is also beneficial in addressing more pronounced wrinkles, fine lines, pigmentation and sun damage by enhancing skin renewal and collagen production.
Assured Quality and Safety - Our compounding process adheres to stringent standards, ensuring a product that is safe, effective, and tailored for individual dermatological needs.
How to Apply
Use a small amount of Tretinoin 0.1% cream, applying it to the affected area once daily in the evening, or as prescribed by your healthcare provider. Due to its high potency, it is essential to start with a small quantity used less frequently and adjust as your skin adapts.
We compound tretinoin 0.1% cream in airless dispenser bottles designed for optimal stability and ease of application, ensuring the product's effectiveness is maintained with each use.
Making Informed Skincare Decisions
Our custom-compounded Tretinoin 0.1% cream offers a potent solution for those seeking an alternative to Stieva-A. A prescription from an Australian doctor is required. Our pharmacy team is available to answer any of your questions regarding the integration of this product into your skincare routine.
Q1: What is the purpose of Tretinoin 0.1% cream?
A: Tretinoin 0.1% cream is used primarily for managing severe acne and for its pronounced anti-aging effects, helping to reduce significant wrinkles and sun damage.
Q2: How does this cream compare to Stieva-A 0.1%?
A: Our custom-compounded Tretinoin 0.1% cream is formulated to provide a suitable and reliable alternative to the discontinued Stieva-A 0.1% formulation.
Q3: Can I purchase this cream if I have a prescription for Stieva-A 0.1%?
A: Absolutely. We welcome prescriptions from Australian doctors for Stieva-A 0.1%. Our pharmacy can prepare Tretinoin 0.1% cream. Please provide your prescription for processing.
Q4: What are the guidelines for using Tretinoin 0.1% cream?
A: Apply a thin layer of the cream to the affected area once nightly, or as directed by a healthcare professional. Due to its higher concentration, starting with a smaller amount applied less frequently is advisable.
Q5: What are the potential side effects of Tretinoin 0.1% cream?
A: Side effects may include increased skin irritation, redness, peeling, dryness, and heightened sensitivity to sunlight. Sunscreen use and sun exposure reduction are important while using this product. Consult your doctor for severe side effects.
Q6: How can I purchase this high-strength cream?
A: You can order our custom-compounded Tretinoin 0.1% cream directly from our online store. You will need to submit your prescription to us before we can process your order.
Q7: Is it safe to combine this cream with other skincare products?
A: Given its potency, it's important to discuss your current skincare regimen with a healthcare professional to ensure compatibility with Tretinoin 0.1%.
Q8: When can I expect to see results from using Tretinoin 0.1% cream?
A: Improvements in acne can be noticeable within several weeks, while anti-aging effects might take a few months to become evident, varying from person to person.
Q9: Is Tretinoin 0.1% cream suitable during pregnancy 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 doctor for advice on suitable alternatives.
Q10: What are the storage instructions for this cream?
A: Keep the cream in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight. Ensure the cap is securely closed after use.
For additional questions or specific medical advice, please consult with your healthcare provider.