Do not use Generic Retin-A without first discussing with your doctor if you are currently on any of the following medications listed: thiazide diuretics such as hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ, Esidrix, HydroDiuril, Microzide, Oretic), chlorthalidone (Hygroton, Thalitone), chlorothiazide (Diuril), metolazone (Mykrox, Zaroxolyn), indapamide (Lozol), among others; tetracycline antibiotics such as tetracycline (Panmycin, Sumycin, Robitet, others), minocycline (Minocin, Vectrin, Dynacin), doxycycline (Monodox, Vibra-Tabs, Vibramycin, Doryx), demeclocycline (Declomycin), among others; fluoroquinolone antibiotics such as sparfloxacin (Zagam), lomefloxacin (Maxaquin), ofloxacin (Floxin), ciprofloxacin (Cipro), among others; sulfonamide antibiotics such as sulfisoxazole (Gantrisin), sulfamethoxazole (Gantanol), sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim (Septra, Bactrim, Cotrim), among others; or a phenothiazine including prochlorperazine (Compazine), chlorpromazine (Thorazine), fluphenazine (Prolixin, Permitil,), promethazine (Promethegan, Phenergan), perphenazine (Trilafon), among others. The medications listed above may boost skin sensitivity to UV rays from the sun or artificial light such as sunlamps. In general, Tretinoin should not be used at the same time with any of the medications listed above.
Do not apply products containing sulfur, benzoyl peroxide, resorcinol or salicylic acid at the same time of using Generic Retin-A unless directed by your doctor. The combination of products could lead to extreme skin irritation. Avoid using products that could potentially increase skin irritation such as other skin medications; medicated or rough soaps or facial cleansers; permanent wave solutions; hair removers or hair waxes; electrolysis; products containing alcohol, astringents, spices, or lime; shampoos, cleansers or cosmetics that dry out skin easily; or other products that may potentially irritate your skin.