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Acitrin 10mg Capsule

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10 Capsule(s) in Strip
304.78*
MRP 358.56
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Acitrin 10 MG Description

Acitrin Capsule is an anti-psoriasis medication. It contains acitretin as the active substance. Acitrin Capsule is used in the treatment of psoriasis - severe skin problems where the skin has become

thick and scaly and which does not respond properly to other treatments. Take Acitrin Capsule in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before starting Acitrin Capsule, inform your doctor if you are pregnant/breastfeeding and about your complete medical history.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹304.78
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ContainsAcitretin(10.0 Mg)
UsesPsoriasis
Side effectsDry lips, skin peeling/thinning, nose bleeding, nose blockage
TherapyDRUGS FOR PSORIASIS
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uses

Uses of Acitrin 10 MG

  • Acitrin Capsule is used to treat psoriasis together with a dry, scaling, waxy rash.
  • It is also used for the treatment of other skin disorders like ichthyosis (a condition where keratin is deposited in cells and the cells become horny like nails and hair), pityriasis (disorder in whic...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Acitrin 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to acitretin or to other retinoid medicines or any of the other ingredients of Acitrin Capsule.
  • If you are taking an antibiotic called tetracycline or a medicine called methotrexate (used in the treatment of cancer, psoriasis, and rheumatoid arthritis). If you are not sure what these medicines a...
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  • If you are pregnant, there is a chance you could become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
  • If you have liver or kidney problems.
  • If you have high levels of fat or cholesterol in your blood.
  • If you use other retinoid medicines or medicines, vitamins, or foods that contain high levels of vitamin A (more than 5000 IU per day).
  • If you are taking a contraceptive pill that has only a low progesterone content.
  • If you are under 18 years of age.
sideEffects

Side effects of Acitrin 10 MG

  • Dry lips
  • Skin peeling
  • Nose bleeding
  • Skin thinning
  • Nose blockage
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Acitrin 10 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Acitrin 10mg Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Acitrin Capsule is contraindicated for use in pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Acitrin 10mg Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Acitrin Capsule is contraindicated for use in breastfeeding women.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Acitrin 10mg Capsule?
A:
Acitrin Capsule may affect your driving ability. If you experience any effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Acitrin 10mg Capsule?
A:
No, alcohol should not be consumed during treatment with Acitrin Capsule as the risk for side effects would be increased.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are a blood donor or you receive donor blood.
  • You have diabetes.
  • You drink alcohol.
  • You notice problems with your vision, especially in the dark after using this medicine.
  • You wear contact lenses.
  • You are going to use this medicine in children.
  • You are going to be exposed to strong sunlight or you are going to use a sun/tanning bed.
  • You have had mental health problems including depression, aggressive behaviour, or mood changes.
  • You are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
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Mode of Action of Acitrin 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Acitrin Capsule brings about a normalization of the growth cycle of skin cells and hence reverses the changes that have occurred in the skin.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Acitrin 10 MG

  • Take Acitrin Capsule as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not cut, break, or chew the medicine.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
  • Do not discontinue the medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Acitrin 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Acitrin Capsule works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Acitrin Capsule should not be taken together with the antibiotic tetracycline (used for the treatment of bacterial infections), methotrexate (used in the treatment of cancer, psoriasis, and rheumatoid...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Acitrin 10 MG

  • Store Acitrin Capsule below 30°C in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Acitrin 10 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Acitrin Capsule include headache, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, irritation, and itching. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately ...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Acitrin Capsule, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a dou...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Acitrin Capsule used for?

  • Acitrin Capsule is used to treat psoriasis together with a dry, scaling, waxy rash.
  • It is also used for the treatment of other skin disorders like ichthyosis (a condition where keratin is deposited in cells and the cells become horny like nails and hair), pityriasis (disorder in whic...
    Read more

Q: Cnan Acitrin Capsule be used in pregnancy?

A: No, Acitrin Capsule is contraindicated for use in pregnancy. Women capable of becoming pregnant should use effective methods of birth control before, during, and after taking this medicine.
Product Details
Brand
ACITRIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
03/05/2023

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Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 04:21 PM (IST)
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