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Tazarotene, commonly marketed as Tazorac, Avage, and Zorac is member of the acetylenic class of Retinoids: A Review
Mayur S. Jain
Shashikant D. Barhate
Mayur S. Jain*, Dr. Shashikant D. Barhate1
1Shree Sureshdada Jain Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Jammer.
Tazarotene is a third-generation prescription topical retinoid sold as a cream, gel, or foam. Tazarotene is a member of the acetylenic class of retinoids. This medication is approved for treatment of psoriasis, acne, and sun damaged skin (photodamage). It is commonly sold in two concentrations: 0.05% and 0.1%. Tazarotene, commonly marketed as Tazorac®, Avage®, and Zorac®, is member of the acetylenic class of retinoids. It is a prodrug that is found in topical formulations used in the treatment of various conditons, such as psoriasis, acne, and sun damaged skin (photodamage).
Mayur S. Jain, Shashikant D. Barhate. Tazarotene, commonly marketed as Tazorac, Avage, and Zorac is member of the acetylenic class of Retinoids: A Review. Asian J. Pharm. Res. 2019; 9(3):206-208.
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