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Retinol Molecular

Retinol molecular is a custom pharmacy topical delivery vehicle for retinol which allows for stabilization in delivery. Retinol molecular may be provided in various concentrations depending on user needs and doctor recommendations. Retinol, known as vitamin A, is the alcohol form of this essential vitamin that is converted to retinyl esters within cells. Retinol amplifies the vitamin A effects on, and within, the skin. Retinol is a vital vitamin that maintains cell function, improves cell growth, and may help to prevent premature aging. These are but a few of the reasons why retinol molecular is a popular compound in the anti-aging community.

Retinol molecular has other uses in medicine. As a basic supplement, retinol is sometimes used to treat vitamin A deficiency and as part of a treatment protocol for patients who have had measles.


Retinol molecular can be compounded into various forms from creams to serums to injectables. There is no standard usage or dosage. Each form will have its own unique specifications and directions, and each patient or user will need specific instructions for usage, etc. Talk to your doctor to get more information and he or she will advise you. Your compounding pharmacist can answer general questions on this, or any drug or supplement; contact your pharmacist and they will be happy to assist you.


Side effects may differ from individual to individual. Some may experience no side effects at all while others may unfortunately experience one or several side effects. Common side effects seen with retinols in general are:

  • Redness
  • Dryness
  • Itching
  • Flaking
  • Uncomfortable Tightness
  • Pimples

Other side effects are possible. Always see your doctor if you experience any side effects that linger/persist, or worsen.

NOTE: If you experience anything that feels severe or is alarming, concerning, etc., seek immediate medical assistance.


Do not use retinol molecular unless you have seen your doctor and he or she has decided that it is safe for your use. This rule applies to all retinols, or any other drugs, supplements, etc. It is never wise to begin usage of any drug, supplement, or topical without the approval of your primary care doctor who is aware of your medical history as well as your current and past drug usage.

Retinol molecular may be contraindicated for many issues, etc. Ask your doctor to discuss all possible contraindications.

Retinol molecular is contraindicated for the following:

  • Hypersensitivity to Retinol Molecular or its Class or Ingredients
  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding
  • Hypersensitivity to Vitamin A

Extreme caution is urged for usage of retinol molecular if any of the following apply to you:

  • Hepatic Disease
  • Acne Vulgaris
  • Renal Disease
  • Malabsorption
  • Alcoholism
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