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Renova Pregnancy


  • Cream, gel, or ointment
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Is Renova (Tretinoin) safe during pregnancy or nursing?

The FDA category for this medication is C. It is advised that you: Weigh risks vs. benefits

Renova (Tretinoin) pregnancy info from our pharmacists

  • Upsides
  • No info available
  • Downsides
  • Not a good choice for women who want to become or are pregnant
  • Tips
  • Not safe to use during pregnancy. Even though Renova is applied to the skin, a small amount is absorbed and harmful to your unborn baby.
  • Risks
  • Not a good choice if you are planning to become or are pregnant. Using Renova (Tretinoin) on your skin can harm your unborn baby. Talk to your doctor about a better alternative to treat your condition.
Source: FDA package insert