(tazarotene) Cream, 0.1%
FOR TOPICAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR OPHTHALMIC, ORAL, OR INTRAVAGINAL USE.
AVAGE® (tazarotene) Cream is a white cream and contains the compound tazarotene; this formulation of tazarotene cream is also marketed for the treatment of plaque psoriasis and acne vulgaris as TAZORAC® (tazarotene) Cream, 0.1%. Tazarotene is a member of the acetylenic class of retinoids and is represented by the following structural formula:
Formula: C21H21NO2S Molecular Weight: 351.46
Chemical Name: Ethyl 6-[2-(4,4-dimethylthiochroman-6-yl)ethynyl] nicotinate
Active: Tazarotene 0.1% (w/w)
Preservative: Benzyl alcohol 1.0% (w/w)
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/8/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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