Tretinoin (Systemic)
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Tretinoin (Systemic)?

(TRET i noyn, sis TEM ik)

• This medicine is used to treat leukemia.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• You may bleed more easily. Be careful. Avoid injury. Use soft toothbrush, electric razor.

• If you have high cholesterol or triglyceride levels, talk with healthcare provider.

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

• Talk with healthcare provider before receiving any vaccinations. Use with this medicine may either increase the risk of serious infection or make the vaccination less effective.

• You may not be alert. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or activities until you see how this medicine affects you.

• Avoid other sources of vitamin A.

• Talk with healthcare provider before using aspirin, aspirin-containing products, other pain medicines, blood thinners, garlic,...