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Directions for Applying Veltin

When and How to Take Veltin

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with Veltin include the following:
  • Apply this medication once daily to the entire affected areas in the evening, just before bedtime. Use only a pea-sized amount.
  • Wash your face with a mild, soap-free cleanser before applying Veltin.
  • Make sure to avoid the area around the eyes and lips.
  • Do not apply more than a small amount or apply it more than once a day, as using extra increases the risk of skin irritation without increasing the medication's effectiveness.
  • Avoid excessive sun exposure, since you will burn more easily.
  • For Veltin to work properly, it must be used as prescribed.

Dosing Information

There is only one standard dosage for this medication, regardless of the severity of your acne. As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Veltin Dosage for more information.)

Side Effects of Veltin

Just like any medicine, Veltin may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
The most common side effects seen with Veltin include:
  • Dry skin
  • Irritation
  • Skin scaling or peeling.
(Click Veltin Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)

Veltin Acne Medication Information

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