IPCA Laboratories Ltd. Generic : Acitretin
₹ 350.00 10mg 10 Capsules
Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 25 to 50 mg per day, given as a single dose with the main meal.
Hypervitaminosis A syndrome (Excess intake of Vitamin A).
Heart: Heart attack, clots in blood vessels and stroke.
Central Nervous System: Headache, shakiness, sleeplessness, aggressive feelings and/or suicidal thoughts and depression.
Gastrointestinal: Dry mouth, increased thirst, taste changes, nausea, vomiting, inflammation of the pancreas and lower stomach pain.
Skin: Rash, sweating, itching, scaling, dryness, thinning, dry or chapped lips, damage of skin, abnormal skin odor, hair loss and nail damage.
Genitourinary: Vulvo-vaginal infection due to fungal infection.
Hypersensitivity: Allergic reaction includes: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), dizziness and trouble in breathing.
Miscellaneous: Fever, chills, dark urine and peeling of skin.
Potentially Fatal: Sunburn, jaundice and liver toxicity.
It comes as a capsule to take by mouth. It is usually taken once a day with the main meal.
Contraindicated in patients with liver, kidney impairment, during pregnancy (before the start, during and at least 2-3 yr after cessation of therapy), lactation, increased level of lipids in blood.
Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication.
Do not double the dose to catch up missed dosage.
Store between 15° and 25°C (59° and 77°F) in an airtight container. Protect from light. Avoid exposure to high temperatures and humidity after the bottle is opened. Keep away from children.
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