A RET HC CREAM 15GM(Hydroquinone/Tretinoin 0.05%/Hydrocortisone 1%)
A RET HC CREAM 15GM (Hydroquinone/Tretinoin 0.05%/Hydrocortisone 1%)

A Ret HC Cream is used for Acne, Melasma, Acne vulgaris, Rashes, Bloating, Skin trauma, Age spots, Inflammation of the retina, Skin, Skin diseases and other conditions. A Ret HC Cream may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

A RetHC Cream contains Hydrocortisone Topical, Hydroquinone Topical and Tretinoin Topical as active ingredients.

A Ret HC Cream works by providing temporary relief from itching associated with minor skin irritations, inflammation and rashes; increasing the turnover of follicular epithelial cells; inhibiting the enzyme tyrosinase;

Detailed information related to A Ret HC Cream’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.


A RetHC Cream is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:



Acne vulgaris



Skin trauma

Age spots

Inflammation of the retina


Skin diseases


The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of A Ret HC Cream. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

Burning of skin


Exogenous ochronosis

Hyper or hypopigmentation

Skin pain


Skin irritation




A Ret HC Cream may also cause side-effects not listed here.

If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.

Related Products

A Ret 0.025% Gel

A Ret 0.05% Gel

A-Ret 0.1% Gel



Before using A Ret HC Cream, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

avoid contact with eyes

patients with eczematous skin

do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.

wash your hands before and after applying A RetHC Cream. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.

do not wash the treated area after immediately applying A RetHC Cream. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.

applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.

avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.


Interactions with A Ret HC Cream

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of A Ret HC Cream may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. A Ret HC Cream may interact with the following drugs and products:


Salicylic acid


When not to use A Ret HC Cream

Hypersensitivity to A RetHC Cream is a contraindication. In addition, A RetHC Cream should not be used if you have the following conditions:


Composition and Active Ingredients

A RetHC Cream is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)

Hydrocortisone Topical – 1%

Tretinoin Topical – 0.05%

Hydroquinone Topical – 2%