The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor’s orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.
The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.
For topical dosage forms (cream, gel, or solution):
Adults and teenagers—Apply to the affected area(s) of the skin once a day, at bedtime.
For cream dosage form (brand name Renova only):
For fine wrinkles, dark spots, or rough skin caused by the sun:
Adults up to 50 years of age—Apply to the affected area(s) of the skin once a day, at bedtime.
Adults 50 years of age and older—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.