Retin A is the bran name for the generic drug tretinoin topical, which is a cream. Other brand names for this medication are Tretin-X, Retin A Micro Gel, Altinac, Avita and Renova.
This is a topical cream that is a form of vitamin A more...
The brand name of a drug can strongly influence treatment decisions by patients, according to a randomized trial of decision aids by researchers from McMaster University.The unexpected finding regarding the strong influence that drug names have on treatment choices emerged from a study undertaken by Dr. Anne Holbrook and McMaster colleagues who wanted to see if certain features of a decision aid - i.e.
-- Aerinaze (desloratadine 2.5 mg/pseudoephedrine sulphate 120 mg), from Schering-Plough Europe, for the symptomatic treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis, accompanied by nasal congestion. EMEA review began on 26 July 2006 with an active review time of 196 days.