If you prefer this specific medication, let your provider know the medication name and strength in the preference section of the health assessment.

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Product details

Retin-A is a topical medication that treats acne by healing current blemishes and preventing new ones. Some acne is caused by the bacteria found in skin and hair follicles. Retin-A works by encouraging the development of healthier skin cells while also removing bacteria from follicles.

Retain-A belongs to a group of medications called Retinoids that are made with Vitamin A. In addition to the treatment of moderate to severe acne, Retin-A is also often prescribed to treat other skin disorders like psoriasis and some types of skin cancer. While Retin-A is not currently available at Nurx, we do offer a generic version, Tretinoin cream

As an added bonus, Vitamin A medications, including Retin-A, are also often used to treat fine lines and wrinkles. By increasing collagen, Retinoid medications also encourage the development of new blood vessels. This leads to fresh, younger-looking skin. Some people also report the reduction of age spots and claim that rough spots on their face feel softer. These results are most often reported after extended use of topical creams.

Our team at Nurx cannot prescribe and deliver Retin-A, but can offer the generic equivalent Tretinoin Cream for as low as $0 with insurance or as little as $30 without insurance. To learn more about getting acne treatment from Nurx, click here.

Additional Details


We are doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants who are passionate about providing patient care. The Nurx medical team believes that everyone deserves access to personalized, non-judgmental healthcare, and that open and honest communication is key.
Dr. Kristen Miranda, MD

How It Works

You Choose
Select your medication, or get guidance from our medical team. Answer a few questions and enter your insurance info (if you have coverage - if not, no problem)
We Prescribe
A Nurx provider in your state will review your request and write a prescription, if appropriate
Delivered Free
We deliver your medication directly to you. On time, in a discreet package, and with no added costs

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