Acitretin
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Acitretin?

(a si TRE tin)

• This medicine is used to treat psoriasis.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Do not donate blood while using this medicine and for 3 years after stopping.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• If you have mental illness, talk with healthcare provider.

• Avoid other sources of vitamin A.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor) while using this medicine and for 2 months after medicine is stopped.

• You can get sunburned more easily. Avoid sun, sunlamps, and tanning beds. Use sunscreen; wear protective clothing and eyewear.

• If you are a female of childbearing age, talk with healthcare provider about pregnancy risks when taking this medicine. You will also get a written paper talking about the risks.

• You must have two pregnancy...

 
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