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Tazarotene Foam

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medication if you have:
 
  • Eczema
  • A sunburn
  • Any allergies, including to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Tazarotene Foam to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
 

How Does It Work?

Tazarotene foam is a "prodrug," a medication that is chemically inactive until it is changed by the body into the active form. The active form of tazarotene foam is a retinoid, meaning it is chemically related to vitamin A. Other well-known retinoids include Retin-A® and Accutane®.
 
Tazarotene foam is thought to work by suppressing inflammation and slowing down rapid skin cell growth.
 

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