Compare Renova vs. Tazorac
Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.
Renova (Tretinoin) isn't a cure for fine lines and wrinkles, but it's clinically proven to improve them.
Tazorac (tazarotene) can be used for a variety of skin conditions such as acne, wrinkles, psoriasis, and pigmentation but can cause your skin to be irritated. Your doctor and pharmacist can provide tips to help relieve and prevent skin irritation.
- You only need to apply it once a day, usually in the evening.
- Most people who reported having skin irritation said that it was mild.
- Part of a complete program to help you take better care of your skin.
- Studies show Tazorac (tazarotene) is effective for acne, psoriasis, wrinkles, and pigmentation.
- Is one of the first-line prescription medicines for acne.
- It may take up to 6 months to see the full benefit for facial wrinkles.
- Not a good choice for women who want to become or are pregnant
- Can change the color and texture of your skin if used long-term.
- You need to be careful about avoiding any sunlight or artificial tanning while using it.
- It doesn't work for deep wrinkles.
- Not available over-the-counter. You'll need a prescription to get Tazorac (tazarotene).
- May be a lot more expensive than alternative medicines.
- May cause skin irritation.
- Cream, gel, or ointment
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- Mild skin reactions100%
- Severe local irritation7%
- Any side effect4%
- Skin hypo- or hyperpigmentation2%
- Skin peeling40%
- Skin redness34%
- Burning sensation26%
- Dry skin16%
- Irritated skin10%
- Irritated skin from contact with an irritant or allergen8%
- Skin irritation
- Using other medicines or products that irritate the skin
- Extreme temperatures (hot or cold)
- Sun sensitivity
- Allergic reactions
- Allergy to fish or fish products
- Harm to fetus
- Sun exposure
- Other drugs that can cause sun sensitivity
- Skin irritation
- Lentigo Maligna (a form of skin cancer)