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Renova Cream (Tretinoin/Emollient Base)and/or alternatives
Renova 0.05% from $1.09 USD/gramRenova 0.05%
Marketed as Retrieve Cream in New Zealand
Manufactured by: iNova
Product of New Zealand. Shipped from New ZealandRxPrescription Required
General Information on Renova Cream
Renova Cream is a topical form of vitamin A, which is very useful in renewing the skin. The generic name of Renova Cream is tretinoin.
Renova Cream is applied as an anti-aging product which reduces fine wrinkles and lines. It also takes care of discolored patches of skin and softens rough facial skin.
You may buy Renova Cream in two strengths- 0.02% and 0.05%. This cream is meant to be applied only on the face, and not on the eyes or for oral or intra-vaginal use.
Side effects of Renova Cream
Renova Cream is known to increase your skin’s sensitivity to sunlight. Therefore, you must avoid prolonged exposure to the sun. You must take adequate measures to avoid overexposure to dangerous rays, such as sunscreen lotions (a minimum of SPF 15). You must also wear appropriate clothes for protection when you have to go out in the sun.
Renova Cream may cause side effects if it comes into contact with the eyes, lips, nose, or mouth. You must wash these areas with water if the medication accidently comes into contact with them. This medication must not be applied on areas that are broken, irritated, chapped, dry, sunburned, or windburned. Renova Cream is also not indicated for the treatment of wounds or for skin affected by eczema. You must wait until your wounds or eczema has healed before you apply Renova Cream.
Renova Cream may be dangerous to the fetus if it is taken during pregnancy. You must inform your doctor about your pregnancy before you buy Renova Cream.
Dosage of Renova Cream
Renova Cream must be applied exactly as per the dosage prescribed by your doctor. Applying a large amount of this cream does not improve the speed and efficiency of treatment, and may also lead to adverse side effects. Renova Cream must not be used for longer than the treatment period prescribed by your doctor.
Your hands need to be clean and dry before you apply Renova Cream, and so must the area of application. You must wash your hands as well as the area of application and dry it completely before applying the cream. To ensure that there is no moisture present on your face during application, you are advised to not apply Renova Cream until at least 20 minutes have passed since you washed your face. The dosage of Renova Cream must be applied directly onto the skin.
You must then rub and spread the cream so that a thin layer is formed. Once you have applied Renova Cream, you are not supposed to wash the area until at least 1 hour has passed. During this 1 hour, you are also advised not to apply any other skin care products on or around the area where the medication was applied.
Since the cream increases your skin’s sensitivity, you must avoid using skin care products that may cause irritation. Examples of such products include harsh shampoos and soaps, skin cleansers, hair color, hair wax or removal products, and products that contain permanent and strong chemicals, alcohol, lime, astringent, and spices.
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What is a "Generic" medication/drug?
Generic drugs are medications that have the comparable medicinal ingredients as the original brand name drug, but which are generally cheaper in price. Nearly 1 in 3 drugs dispensed are "generic". They undergo comparative testing to ensure that they are the same as their "brand" counterparts in:
- Active Ingredient (e.g. "Pravastatin" is the active ingredient in brand name Pravachol)
- Dosage (e.g. 10 mg of the active ingredient)
- Safety (e.g. same or similar side effects, drug interactions)
- Performance (e.g. 10 mg of a "generic" can be substituted for 10 mg of the "brand" and have the same therapeutic result)
- Intended use (e.g. both "generic" and "brand" would be prescribed for the same conditions)
What this means is that "generic" medications can be used as a substitute of their brand equivalents with comparable therapeutic results. There are a few exceptions (examples are outlined at the end of this page) and as always you should consult your physician before switching from a brand name medications to a generic or vice versa.
What differences are there between generic and brand?
While generics and brand equivalent drugs contain comparable active ingredients, they may be different in the following ways:
- Appearance (e.g. the scoring or markings)
The color, shape and size of the medication come from the fillers that are added to the active ingredients to make the drug. These fillers that are added to the drug have no medical use and do not to change the effectiveness of the final product. A generic drug must contain comparable active ingredients and must be comparable in strength and dosage to the original brand name equivalent. Generic drugs can be more cost effective than purchasing the brand name.
Why do generics cost less than the brand name equivalents?
When a new drug is "invented", the company that discovered it has a patent on it that gives them the exclusive production rights for this medication. Once the patent expires in a country, other companies can bring the product to market under their own name. This patent prevents other companies from copying the drug during that time so they can earn back their Research and Development costs through being the exclusive supplier of the product. After the patent expires however, other companies can develop a "generic" version of the product. These versions generally are offered at much lower prices because the companies do not have the same development costs as the original company who developed the medication.
The main thing to realize here though is that the two products are therapeutically comparable. They may look different, and be called something different, but they are required to be have the same active ingredient.
How are Generic drugs tested to ensure quality and efficacy?
The two most generally accepted methods to prove the safety of a generic version of a drug are to either repeat most of the chemistry, animal and human studies originally done, or to show that the drug performs comparably with the original brand name drug. This second option is called a "comparative bioavailability" study. During this type of study, volunteers are given the original drug, and then separately later the generic drug. The rates at which the drug is delivered to the patient (into their blood stream or otherwise absorbed) are measured to ensure they are the same. Because the same active ingredient is used the major concern is just that it delivers the common chemical(s) at the same rate so that they have the same effect. Please note that the methods that the manufacturers use may vary from country to country.