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This medication is used to treat certain skin conditions, including psoriasis, acne, and skin aging symptoms due to sun damage (such as wrinkles and dark or light spots on your face). Different brands and strengths are approved for different uses, so be sure to check the uses for your brand and strength of this medication.

Tazarotene is a retinoid product related to Vitamin A. Tazarotene is thought to work by affecting skin cell growth.

Use and Dosage

Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start using tazarotene each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

This medication is for use on the skin only. Apply this medication to the skin as directed by your doctor, usually once daily at bedtime. Wash your hands after applying unless you are treating your hands for psoriasis. If this medication accidentally gets on areas you do not need to treat, wash it off to help prevent skin irritation. Do not apply this medication to skin that is cut, scraped, sunburned, or affected by certain other skin conditions (eczema, seborrheic dermatitis). Avoid getting this medication in your eyes or mouth. If this happens, rinse right away with plenty of cool water.

If you are using this product to treat psoriasis, apply a thin film to cover only the psoriatic plaques. If a bath or shower is taken before application, make sure the skin is dry before applying. If a moisturizer is used, apply it at least an hour before applying this medication.

If you are using this product to treat acne, wash and dry the affected area(s). After the skin is dry, apply enough to cover all the affected area(s).

If you are using this product to treat skin aging symptoms due to sun damage, wash and dry your hands before applying the medication, then clean your face with a mild cleanser and pat dry. After the skin is dry, apply a pea-sized amount of this medication to the affected areas on your face as directed by your doctor, usually once daily at bedtime. You may use a moisturizing cream or lotion on your face before or after you apply this medication. Make sure that either the moisturizer or medication has been absorbed into your skin before you apply the second product.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time each day.

Do not use large amounts apply this medication more often or use it for longer than prescribed. Your condition will not improve faster, and your risk of side effects will increase.

Since this drug is absorbed through the skin and may harm an unborn baby, women who are pregnant or who may become pregnant should not handle this medication.

Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to tazarotene such as hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using tazarotene and call your doctor at once if you have severe skin irritation such as:

  • Blistering or peeling skin
  • Severe redness or discomfort or
  • Swelling, warmth, oozing, or other signs of skin infection

Common tazarotene topical side effects may include:

  • Burning
  • Dryness
  • Irritation
  • Itching
  • Redness
  • Stinging

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.


  • Before using tazarotene, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to vitamin A-related drugs (other retinoids such as isotretinoin); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
  • Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: other skin conditions (such as eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, sunburn, sun sensitivity).
  • This medication may make you more sensitive to the sun. Limit your time in the sun. Avoid tanning booths and sunlamps. Use sunscreen daily and wear protective clothing when outdoors. Tell your doctor right away if you get sunburned or have skin blisters/redness. Wait until your skin has completely recovered from a sunburn before using this medication. Wind or cold weather may also be more irritating to the skin while using this medication.
  • Avoid electrolysis, waxing, and chemical depilatories for hair removal on the treated areas while using this product.
  • Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
  • This medication must not be used during pregnancy. It may harm an unborn baby. Your doctor may order a pregnancy test within 2 weeks before starting this medication. This medication should be started during a normal menstrual period. Discuss the use of reliable forms of birth control (such as condoms, and birth control pills) with your doctor. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor right away.
  • Since this drug is absorbed through the skin and may harm an unborn baby, women who are pregnant or who may become pregnant should not handle this medication.
  • It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. To avoid direct contact, breast-feeding women should not apply this medication to the nipple and areola. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Forms and Strengths

Tazorac is available in the following forms and strengths:

  • Tazarotene Gel:
    • 0.05 %


What happens if I miss a dose?

Apply the medicine as soon as you can but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not apply two doses at one time.

What happens if I overdose?

An overdose of tazarotene may cause severe skin discomfort. Seek emergency medical attention if anyone has accidentally swallowed the medicine.

What should I avoid while using tazarotene?

Avoid applying the medication to unaffected areas, unless directed to by your doctor. If the medication accidentally gets on areas that do not need treatment, wash it off.

Avoid using other skin medications on the areas you treat with tazarotene topical unless your doctor tells you to.

Avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds. tazarotene can make you sunburn more easily. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) when you are outdoors.

Avoid using skin products that can irritate, such as harsh soaps, shampoos, hair coloring or permanent chemicals, hair removers or waxes, or skin products with alcohol, spices, astringents, or lime.



Additional information

Brand Name:

Tazorac Gel

Scientific Name:


Other Names:

Tazret Gel



Quantities Available:

20g, 60g