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Melalite XL is a retinoid, prescribed for acne vulgaris and acute promyelocytic leukemia.  It slows or stops the growth of cancer cells in the body.

Drug information on Melalite XL (Tretinoin - Combination) from Piramal Healthcare

Melalite XL

  Cream
Piramal Healthcare
Generic : Tretinoin
 109.73
0.1%/0.025%/2%/1gm
15gm
Combination of Generics : Tretinoin, Hydroquinone, Mometasone
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Side effects of Tretinoin

   Most Common : Headache, fever, skin dryness, bone pain, nausea/vomiting, rash, itching, increased sweating, visual disturbances, hair loss, skin changes and bone inflammation.

   Body as a Whole : Uneasiness, shivering, bleeding, infections, swelling in the extremities, chest discomfort, increased and decreased weight, injection site reactions, loss of appetite, muscle pain, flank pain, fluid imbalance, pallor, lymph disorders, acidity and chills.

   Respiratory : Upper respiratory tract disorders, difficulty in breathing, respiratory insufficiency, pneumonia, wheezing, lung infection/swelling and asthma.

   ENT : Ear pain and hearing loss.

   Gastrointestinal : GI hemorrhage, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, indigestion, abdominal distention, liver inflammation, ulcer and unspecified liver disorder.

   Heart : Abnormal heart rate, flushing, low/high blood pressure, vein inflammation, heart failure, heart attack, enlarged heart, heart murmur and stroke.

   Central Nervous System : Dizziness, tingling, anxiety, sleeplessness, depression, confusion, agitation, hallucinations, abnormal gait, convulsions, coma, CNS depression, speech disorder, encephalopathy, facial paralysis, tremor, leg weakness, unconsciousness, dementia, memory loss, drowsiness and slow speech.

   Genitourinary : Kidney impairment, painful urination, urinary frequency and enlarged prostate.

   Miscellaneous : Skin lesions.

When is Tretinoin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.


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