Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Avage
  2. Fabior
  3. Tazorac

Descriptions


Tazarotene topical foam, gel, and lotion are used to treat acne. This medicine works to help clear acne on the face partly by keeping the skin pores clear (tiny openings on the skin).

Tazarotene topical 0.1% cream is used to help reduce fine facial wrinkles and certain types of dark and light spots on the face in patients who use a total skin care program and avoid sunlight.

Tazarotene topical cream and gel are used to treat psoriasis. Tazorac® gel is used to treat plaque psoriasis in up to 20% of the skin area involved. This medicine works by making the skin less red and reducing the number and size of lesions of the skin.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Lotion
  • Cream
  • Foam
  • Gel/Jelly

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