How Should I Take Generic Renova?
Generic Renova is to be applied once a day, preferably in the evening. Make sure to cleanse the affected skin area with soap and water before application. After 20 to 30 minutes, apply a thin layer of this medication into the affected area of the skin and leave unwashed for about an hour. For the right dosage, read the prescription drug label or consult a doctor. Always wash your hands after every application.
What Should I Tell My Doctor Before Taking This Medication?
Like any other medication, Generic Renova can have side effects. Therefore, it is best to consult a doctor prior to using this medication on your skin. Inform your doctor of your present condition, such as if you are breastfeeding, pregnant or planning on getting pregnant. Also tell your doctor if you are currently taking over-the-counter medications, prescription medications, supplements, or vitamins. Similarly, inform your doctor if you smoke or are taking alcohol or caffeine.
What Should I Watch For When Using This Medicine?
Never double the dose of this medication. If you miss one dose, apply as soon as you remember but do not apply a second dose if it is already time for your next dose. Watch out for symptoms, such as skin peeling, redness of skin, or discomfort. This could be a sign of overdose or the drug not working for you.
Watch your alcohol or caffeine intake when using this medication. Alcohol and caffeine can affect the effectiveness of Generic Renova. In addition, lessen your sun exposure when applying this medication as it can make your skin more sensitive to the sun. Do not apply on open skin or wounds and on areas of the skin that has eczema.
Like any topical medication or whatever drug, Generic Renova may interact with other drugs. Therefore, it is important to consult a health professional before using this drug if you are currently taking any of the following:
Side effects to the use of Generic Renova include redness on the skin, local inflammation, mild stinging, scaling, skin dryness, formation of vesicles, and crusting. If any of these symptoms occur, inform your doctor immediately or stop applying the medication. Your doctor may recommend a less frequent application of the medication or you may be advised to discontinue use.
Store Generic Renova at room temperature away from direct sunlight, heat, and moisture. Keep away from children and from open flame.