In stock
₹698.00 Inclusive of all taxes
Composition : ACITRETIN-10MG
Dose Form : CAPSULE
Description : ACROTAC-10MG CAP
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10

Drug Ingredient Information



Information for patients
Drug Information Acitretin is used to treat severe skin conditions where the surface of the skin has become thick and scaly. Normally, as new skin cells are produced, older ones are lost. If the skin cells in the outer layer of your skin multiply faster than normal, the old skin cells can build up on the surface of your skin, causing thick or scaly patches.
Drug Alert
Alert Do not donate blood while taking this drug and for at least 3 years after stopping therapy. This will prevent the possibility of your blood being given to a pregnant woman.
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug Drugs that may interact with acitretin include: ? Vitamin A: Doses above the recommended daily allowance should be avoided ? Mini - pill: Progestin only pill ? Antibiotics: Tetracyclines ? Meth otrexate ? Antifungals : Ketoconazole ? Anticonvulsants : Carbamazepine ? Anticoagulants : Warfarin
Drug Special Care Prior to starting acitretin and at regular intervals whilst on the medication, your doctor will organise blood tests. If you have not had a blood test for some time please inform your doctor
Drug Drug Interactions Drugs that may interact with acitretin include: ? Vitamin A: Doses above the recommended daily allowance should be avoided ? Mini - pill: Progestin only pill ? Antibiotics: Tetracyclines ? Meth otrexate ? Antifungals : Ketoconazole ? Anticonvulsants : Carbamazepine ? Anticoagulants : Warfarin
Drug Pregnancy Interaction Do not take acitretin if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant within the next 3 years. Acitretin may harm the fetus. You should not begin taking acitretin until you have taken two pregnancy tests with negative results. You must use two acceptable forms of birth control for 1 month before you begin taking acitretin, during your treatment with acitretin, and for 3 years after treatment.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction do not breast-feed while taking acitretin or if you have recently stopped taking acitretin.
Drug Machinery Interaction you should know that acitretin may limit your ability to see at night. This problem may begin suddenly at any time during your treatment. Be very careful when driving at night.
Drug More Information
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info This medication is a retinoid used in the treatment of severe psoriasis and other skin disorders in adults.
Drug quanitty 25 to 50 mg orally once a day, administered as a single dose with main meal Maintenance dose: 25 to 50 mg orally once a day, administered upon an individual patient's response to initial treatment
Drug Dose
Excess Drug Consumption If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room right away. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include severe headache, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, irritability, loss of balance, and itching.
Forgot Drug Consumption Skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.
Stop Drug Consumption
Possible Side Effects
General Information In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by acitretin. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
Common Drug Side Effects More common: Back pain bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste bone or joint pain change in taste continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears difficulty with moving or walking excessive muscle tone feeling of warmth headache (severe and continuing) hearing loss increased sensitivity to pain increased sensitivity to touch muscle stiffness muscle tension or tightness nausea or vomiting (severe and continuing) redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest redness of the skin sleeplessness stiff, painful muscles thinning of the skin with easy bruising tingling in the hands and feet tongue irritation trouble sleeping unable to sleep
Rare Drug Side Effects Acid or sour stomach blurred vision belching breast pain eye pain eye problems, such as loss of eyebrows or eyelashes, redness or swelling of the eyelid, redness of the eyes, sensitivity of the eyes to light, or watery eyes general feeling of discomfort or illness heartburn increased hair growth on the forehead, back, arms, and legs indigestion itching of the vagina or genital area loosening of the fingernails pain during sexual intercourse redness or soreness around the fingernails sore mouth or tongue thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor white patches in the mouth or on the tongue
Very Rare Drug Side Effects Abdominal or stomach pain bleeding gums bleeding time increased chest pain coughing, hoarseness, trouble in speaking, or flu-like symptoms coughing up blood darkened urine diarrhea difficulty in breathing or swallowing double vision or other problems in seeing, including decreased night vision after sunset and before sunrise increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding itchy or painful ears light-colored stools nosebleeds pale or cold hands or feet paralysis prolonged bleeding from cuts red or dark brown urine shortness of breath skin problems, such as abnormal sensation of burning or stinging, cracking, redness, skin irritation or rash (including a rash that looks like psoriasis), infection, ulcers, unusual odor, or small red spots in the skin sore on the edge of the eyelid (stye) thick, white, curd-like vaginal discharge unpleasant breath odor unusual tiredness or weakness vaginal itching or irritation vomiting of blood yellowing of the skin or eyes
Drug Side Effects Symptoms
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Store acitretin at room temperature, between 59 and 77 degrees F (15 and 25 degrees C) in a tightly closed container. Avoid temperatures above 120 degrees F (40 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep acitretin out of the reach of children and away from pets.

Substitute Drugs

Write Your Own Review
You're reviewing:ACROTAC 10MG CAPSULE
Your Rating