tazarotene (Tazorac) (cont.)

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PREGNANCY: Tazarotene is not recommended for use in pregnant women or women who may become pregnant because there is a possibility of fetal harm or birth defects.

NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known whether tazarotene is excreted in breast milk; however, it is best to avoid using it in nursing females.

SIDE EFFECTS: Side effects of Tazarotene are dry skin, redness, stinging and burning, irritation, itching, desquamation, and sun sensitivity.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/11/2014

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