Acitretin

What is Acitretin?

Acitretin is an oral retinoid used in the treatment of severe resistant psoriasis. Because of the potential for problems and severe side effects it is generally used in only very severe cases of psoriasis that have been unresponsive to other treatments. It binds to nuclear receptors that regulates gene transcription.

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Hello, my husband has been prescribed neotigason for his psoriasis. We are planning to start a family straight away and after reading the fact...

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No risk if a men on acitretin wants to father

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Nail psoriasis can treated?

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It can be treated with acitretin

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Psoriasis cannot be totally treated but can be...

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My wife has severe plantopalmar keratoderma. Acitretin tablets, and UV-light therapy have not helped. I have read that fluorouracil-5%-topical-...

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Oral Retinoids is the most effective treatment option.

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