Volume No. :   9

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  2231-5683

ISSN Online :  2231-5691


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Tazarotene, commonly marketed as Tazorac, Avage, and Zorac is member of the acetylenic class of Retinoids: A Review



Address:   Mayur S. Jain*, Dr. Shashikant D. Barhate1
1Shree Sureshdada Jain Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Jammer.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2231-5691.2019.00034.0

ABSTRACT:
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).
KEYWORDS:
Tazarotene, Retinoids.
Cite:
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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