Arazlo

Last updated on RxList: 12/31/2019
Arazlo Side Effects Center

Last reviewed on RxList 12/31/2019

What Is Arazlo?

Arazlo (tazarotene) is a retinoid used for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 9 years of age and older.

What Are Side Effects of Arazlo?

Side effects of Arazlo include:

  • application site reactions (pain, dryness, exfoliation, redness, and itching)

Dosage for Arazlo

The dose of Arazlo is a thin layer applied to the affected areas once daily. Avoid the eyes, mouth, paranasal creases, and mucous membranes.

Arazlo In Children

Safety and effectiveness of Arazlo for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris have been established in pediatric patients age 9 years and older based on evidence from two multicenter, randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, vehicle-controlled, 12-week clinical trials and an open-label pharmacokinetic study.

The safety and effectiveness of Arazlo in pediatric patients below the age of 9 years have not been established.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Arazlo?

Arazlo may interact with other medicines such as:

  • oxidizing agents

Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

Arazlo During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Arazlo is not recommended for use during pregnancy; it may harm a fetus. Pregnancy testing is recommended for patients of childbearing potential within 2 weeks prior to initiating Arazlo therapy which should begin during a menstrual period. It is unknown if Arazlo passes into breast milk. To minimize potential exposure to the breastfed infant via breast milk, breastfeeding patients are advised use Arazlo for the shortest duration possible. Breastfeeding patients are advised not to apply breastfeeding directly to the nipple and areola to prevent direct infant exposure. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Arazlo (tazarotene) Lotion, for Topical Use Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Arazlo Consumer Information

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using tazarotene topical and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • severe skin irritation (pain, dryness, flaking, peeling, burning, stinging, itching) after applying the medicine;
  • blistering or peeling skin;
  • severe redness or discomfort; or
  • swelling, warmth, oozing, or other signs of skin infection.

Common side effects may include:

  • dry, scaly, or peeling skin;
  • skin pain, redness or burning; or
  • itching or other irritation of treated skin.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Arazlo (Tazarotene Lotion)

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Arazlo Professional Information

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Arazlo (Tazarotene Lotion)

© Arazlo Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Arazlo Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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