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Acitretin

Acitretin Information

Acitretin Benefits & Uses - Acitretin Benefits & Uses in English

Acitretin is used to treat the following -

Acitretin Dosage & How to Take - Acitretin Dosage & How to Take in English

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Acitretin - Acitretin Active Ingredients in English

Acitretin

Acitretin Side Effects - Acitretin Side Effects in English

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Acitretin is used -

  1. मुंह सूखना Mild
  2. आँख आना Moderate (और पढ़ें - आंख आने के घरेलू उपाय)
  3. कमर दर्द Mild (और पढ़ें - कमर दर्द के घरेलू उपाय)
  4. मतली या उलटी
  5. बालों का झड़ना Mild
  6. सूखी त्वचा
  7. लिवर एंजाइमों में वृद्धि
  8. मुंह के छाले Moderate (और पढ़ें - मुंह के छाले के घरेलू उपाय)
  9. धुंधली दृष्टि
  10. थकान Mild
  11. सिरदर्द Mild (और पढ़ें - सिर दर्द के घरेलू उपाय)

Acitretin Related Warnings - Acitretin Related Warnings in English

Is the use of Acitretin safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant womens are facing so much difficulty, after taking Acitretin. So strictly do not take without doctor advice.

Severe

Is the use of Acitretin safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Acitretin may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Acitretin should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary.

Severe

What is the effect of Acitretin on the Kidneys?

Acitretin has very mild side effects on the kidney.

Mild

What is the effect of Acitretin on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Acitretin on liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Acitretin on the Heart?

You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Acitretin. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Acitretin with Other Drugs - Severe Interaction of Acitretin with Other Drugs in English

Acitretin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Acitretin Contraindications - Acitretin Contraindications in English

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Acitretin unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Acitretin - Frequently asked Questions about Acitretin in English

Is this Acitretin habit forming or addictive?

No, Acitretin is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Acitretin since it will not make you feel sleepy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, the use of Acitretin is considered safe.

Safe

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Acitretin cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

नहीं

Acitretin Interactions with Food and Alcohol - Acitretin Interactions with Food and Alcohol in English

Interaction between Food and Acitretin

Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Acitretin together with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Acitretin

Consuming Acitretin with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Severe
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Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
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Vikas Chauhan
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Soriatane (acitretin)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 892