Trade name: Acrotac
Strength: 25 mg
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: Acrotac 25 mg capsule is used to treat severe psoriasis.
How to use: Take Acrotac 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.
Dosage: 25 to 50 mg orally once a day,
Written by: : www.healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: July 20 th, 2016
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