ACNETIN-A

Found in: Hong Kong

Active ingredients

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Active Ingredient
Description
1

Tretinoin decreases cohesiveness of follicular epithelial cells resulting in decreased microcomedone formation. Additionally, tretinoin stimulates mitotic activity and increased turnover of follicular epithelial cells, causing extrusion of the comedones.

Medicine classification

ATC Code
Title
Class
Tretinoin
D Dermatologicals → D10 Anti-acne preparations → D10A Anti-acne preparations for topical use → D10AD Retinoids for topical use in acne

Identifiers

Authority
Identifier(s)
Department of Health Drug Office (HK)
Identifier(s): 57254