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Tazorac is a prescription skin drug that is available in the form of a gel or a cream; it is used to treat plaque psoriasis, acne, and other conditions. Typically, the medication is applied to the affected areas once a day, in the evening. Although most people tolerate it well, side effects can include redness, itching, and dry, peeling skin.
What Is Tazarotene?Tazarotene (Avage®, Tazorac®) is a prescription skin medication. Tazorac is approved for treating plaque psoriasis and acne, while Avage is approved to improve fine facial wrinkles and skin discoloration due to sun overexposure.
What Are the Side Effects?Just like any medicine, tazarotene may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
- Dry, peeling skin.