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Acitretin साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Acitrin Information

Acitrin Benefits & Uses

Acitrin is used to treat the following -

Acitrin Dosage & How to Take

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 Acitrin


Acitrin Side Effects

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

  1. Dry Mouth Mild
  2. Conjunctivitis Moderate
  3. Back Pain Mild
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Hair Loss Mild
  6. Dry Skin
  7. Increased Liver Enzymes
  8. Mouth ulcer Moderate
  9. Blurred vision
  10. Fatigue Mild
  11. Headache Mild

Acitrin Related Warnings

Is the use of Acitrin safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Acitrin. If you are pregnant, do not take Acitrin without a doctor's advice.


Is the use of Acitrin safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Acitrin. It should only be taken after medical advice.


What is the effect of Acitrin on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Acitrin on kidney have been reported.


What is the effect of Acitrin on the Liver?

Acitrin is rarely harmful for the liver.


What is the effect of Acitrin on the Heart?

Acitrin can have moderate side effects on the heart. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.


Severe Interaction of Acitrin with Other Drugs

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

Acitrin Contraindications

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

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Diabetes
  4. Depression
  5. Heart Disease
  6. High Cholesterol

Frequently asked Questions about Acitrin

Is this Acitrin habit forming or addictive?

Acitrin is not addictive in nature.


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

Acitrin does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.


Is it safe?

There are no side effects of Acitrin, so it is safe for use.


Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Acitrin in mental disorders is not effective.


Acitrin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Acitrin

Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Acitrin and food will interact.


Interaction between Alcohol and Acitrin

Taking alcohol with Acitrin can be dangerous.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience


  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
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