Tazotene DS Gel


Uses of Tazotene Gel

Tazotene DS Gel is used in the treatment of psoriasis and acne.

Tazotene Gel side effects

  • Burn
  • Redness of skin
  • Irritation
  • Dry skin
  • Skin irritation
  • Skin burn

How to use Tazotene Gel

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Tazotene Gel works

Tazotene DS Gel is a form of vitamin A. It works by slowing down the rapid growth of skin cells, and blocks certain substances which cause inflammation (redness and swelling) on skin. This reduces scaling and thickening of the skin in psoriasis and clears acne.

Tazotene Gel related warnings

No interaction found/established
Tazotene DS Gel is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Tazotene DS Gel should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tazotene

suffering from psoriasis, whic
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Cap. Maxepa once daily for 3 months. Protar or Cosalic ointment for application @ night (over affected area) for 1 month. Pasitrex C Ointment once daily for 1 week.Then Pasitrex ointment once daily for 1 week. NBUVB Photo therapy @ skin clinic. SkinAid Clinic Gurgaon, 9XXXXXXFor Scalp Psoriasis ? Use SILKIN Scalp Solution / Cosalic -K Solution for application 3 times in a week. Topsor / Saclo for application thrice a week. Cap. Maxepa once daily for 3 months. Avoid Smoking and stress.
Please suggest treatment of scalp psoriasis & para psoriasis
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Hi kindly use 777 oil Along with your medicineYou can use this oil as external application
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User Feedback


Q. Is Tazotene a retinoid?
Tazotene is a retinoid
Q. Is Tazotene a steroid?
Tazotene is not a steroid
Q. Does Tazotene work for wrinkles?
Tazotene does not work for wrinkles.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., 8-2-337, Road No. 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, INDIA
We do not facilitate sale of this product at present