Acetec 25 mg capsule : Uses, Side effects, Dosage

Manufacturer: Dr. Reddy's

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Trade name: Acetec

Strength: 25 mg

Type: Capsule

Active ingredient: Acitretin

Category: Vitamin A derivative (retinoid)

Pregnancy category: Acitretin belongs to US FDA pregnancy category X (Not for use in pregnancy). Acitretin causes severe birth defects.

Uses: Acetec 25 mg capsule is used to treat severe psoriasis.

How to use: Take Acetec 25 mg capsule orally with main meal once a day. Read the medication guide comes along with this medicine. Women should not become pregnant while taking acitretin and for atleast 3 years after stopping this medication. Use of acitretin is not recommended in children.

Side Effects: Dry skin, lips, peeling, redness, itching, Dry eyes, irritated eyes, crusting of the eye lids, increased sensitivity to sunlight, blurred vision.

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Dosage: 25 to 50 mg orally once a day,

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Date last updated: July 20 th, 2016