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Uses of Etretinate
Etretinate is used in the treatment of:
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Etretinate Brand Names
Etretinate may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Etretinate Drug Class
Etretinate is part of the drug class:
This is not a complete list of Etretinatedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Etretinate and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Etretinate falls into category X:
It has been shown that women taking Etretinate during pregnancy may have babies with problems. There are no situations where the benefits of the medication for the mother outweigh the risks of harm to the baby. These medicines should never be used by pregnant women.
Take etretinate exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Etretinate dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Etretinate is available in the following doses:
- Etretinate 10 Mg Oral Capsule
- Etretinate 25 Mg Oral Capsule
Forms of Medication
Etretinate is available in the following forms:
- Oral Capsule