Acitretin

FDA Approved: * April 4, 2013
Pharm Company: * BARR LABS INC
Category: Skin Care

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Acitretin Overview

Acitretin (trade names Soriatane and Neotigason) is a second-generation retinoid. It is taken orally, and is typically used for psoriasis. It is a metabolite of etretinate, which was used prior to the introduction of acitretin. Etretinate was discontinued because it had a narrow therapeutic index as well as a long elimination half-life (t1/2=120 days), making dosing difficult. In contrast, acitretin's half-life is approximately 2 days. However, because acitretin can be reverse metabolised...

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Sunbathing

Can anyone tell me how long after finishing this drug will it be safe to use sunbed or sunbathe thanks.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Acitretin
  • Capsule: 10mg, 17.5mg, 22.5mg, 25mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Acitretin: (26 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0093-1135 Acitretin 10 mg Oral Capsule by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-1136 Acitretin 25 mg Oral Capsule by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-1138 Acitretin 17.5 mg Oral Capsule by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0115-1667 Acitretin 10 mg Oral Capsule by Impax Generics
  • 0115-1668 Acitretin 17.5 mg Oral Capsule by Impax Generics
  • 0115-1669 Acitretin 25 mg Oral Capsule by Impax Generics
  • 0115-1698 Acitretin 22.5 mg Oral Capsule by Impax Generics
  • 0115-1750 Acitretin 10 mg Oral Capsule by Impax Generics
  • 0115-1751 Acitretin 17.5 mg Oral Capsule by Impax Generics
  • 0115-1752 Acitretin 22.5 mg Oral Capsule by Impax Generics
  • 0115-1753 Acitretin 25 mg Oral Capsule by Impax Generics
  • 0378-7020 Acitretin 10 mg Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-7023 Acitretin 25 mg Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0591-2263 Acitretin 10 mg Oral Capsule by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 0591-2264 Acitretin 17.5 mg Oral Capsule by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 0591-2265 Acitretin 22.5 mg Oral Capsule by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 0591-2266 Acitretin 25 mg Oral Capsule by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 42291-086 Acitretin 10 mg Oral Capsule by Avkare, Inc.
  • 42291-087 Acitretin 17.5 mg Oral Capsule by Avkare, Inc.
  • 42291-088 Acitretin 25 mg Oral Capsule by Avkare, Inc.
  • 6 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Acitretin or a similar ingredient: (1 result)






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