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Acitrin 20Mg Capsule

Manufacturer: Ipca Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Acitretin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 30, 2019

Acitrin 20Mg Capsule is used for the control, prevention and treatment of psoriasis, and other similar skin diseases. Acitrin 20Mg Capsule works by inducing keratinocyte differentiation, thus leading to the slowing of cell reproduction.

Do not take Acitrin 20Mg Capsule if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in it. Before using Acitrin 20Mg Capsule tell your doctor if you are using any prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements, if you suffer from capillary leak syndrome, if you have any history of erythroderma, or if you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding. Also let your doctor know your history of medical problems, pre-existing diseases and current health conditions.

Acitrin 20Mg Capsule is administered via topical cream form, which has to be applied directly to the affected area. Dosage depends on conditions such as medical condition, diet, age, and counteraction with other medicines.

Possible side effects of Acitrin 20Mg Capsule include redness at the site of application, rashes, skin irritation, skin peeling, itching, and chapped lips. Generally, these side effects should go away on their own after a limited period of time. In case the side effects fail to go away, you need to consult your doctor immediately. If you experience side effects other than the ones listed above, you need to contact your doctor for immediate medical assistance.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Dermatologist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Taking alcohol and acitretin is not recommended because it increase the risk for birth defects in pregnant women.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Aceret 10mg capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Aceret 10mg capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Acitretin is not indicated in renal dysfunction.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

The working process of this medication is unspecified. According to popular perception, it works by targeting certain receptors within the skin that help to bring to normalcy the development cycle of the skin cells.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

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