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Alitretinoin Overview

Alitretinoin, or 9-cis-retinoic acid, is a form of vitamin A. It is also used in medicine as an antineoplastic (anti-cancer) agent developed by Ligand Pharmaceuticals. It is a first generation retinoid. Ligand gained Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for alitretinoin in February 1999. Contents 1 Medical uses 1.1 Kaposi’s sarcoma 1.2 Chronic hand eczema 2 Adverse effects 2.1 Systemic use 2.2 Topical use 2.3 Contraindications 2.4 Interactions 2.5 Overdose 3 Mechanism of ...

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  • Gel: 0.1%
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