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tazarotene

 [tah-zar´o-tēn]
a retinoidprodrug used topically in treatment of acne vulgaris and psoriasis.

tazarotene

/ta·zar·o·tene/ (tah-zar´o-tēn) a retinoid prodrug used topically in the treatment of acne vulgaris and psoriasis.

tazarotene

[tah-zar′o-tēn]
a retinoid prodrug used topically in treatment of acne vulgaris and psoriasis.

tazarotene

Allergan®, Tazorac®, Zorac® Dermatology A topical, receptor-selective retinoid–vitamin A analog–used to manage stable plaque psoriasis, acne vulgaris, BCC. See Basal cell carcinoma, Retinoid.

tazarotene

A RETINOID drug used externally to treat PSORIASIS. A brand name is Zorac.
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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 and Avage.
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.