In June this year, the FDA approved Tazorac
gel (tazarotene) not only for the treatment of acne but for a miserable skin disorder more common to the older generation--psoriaris.
It's quite common that I'll do that, although I prefer Tazorac
[tazarotene] for a number of reasons," said Dr.
In fact, with Tazorac
[tazarotene, another newer-generation topical retinoid], because it's so irritating, we've actually realized that if you put moisturizer on before the Tazorac
, it actually slows the [drug's] absorption and softens the blow so you get less irritation," he noted.
Casaccio treats her psoriasis with light therapy, anthralin and coal tar baths with the occasional use of topical steroids and Tazorac
(tazarotene), a synthetic form of vitamin A.
which manufactures tazarotene under the brand name Tazorac
based manufacturer of the drug currently marketed in topical form under the trade names Tazorac
1% (marketed by Allergan Skin Care as Tazorac
for acne and psoriasis and Avage for photoaged skin) costs an average of slightly more than $15.
which markets tazarotene under the trade name Tazorac