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Etretinate, Tegison

Description

Etretinate is an anti-psoriatic drug, related to vitamin A.

Action

antipsoriatic, related to vitamin A

Indications

psoriasis

Side Effects

Hypervitaminosis A syndrome; dry nose; chapped lips; thirst; sore mouth; epistaxis; cheilitis; glossitis; dry eyes; mucous membrane abnormalities; xerostomia; pyuria; proteinuria; glycosuria; microscopic hematuria; hemoglobinuria; alopecia; palm/sole/fingertip peeling; dry skin; pruritus; rash; red, scaly face; skin fragility; bruising; sunburn; nail disorder; skin peeling; hyperostosis; bone/joint pain; muscle cramps; myalgia; fatigue; headache; fever; dizziness; lethargy; ocular irritation; eyeball pain; abnormalities of the conjunctiva, cornea, lens, and retina; abdominal pain; appetite change; nausea/vomiting; cardiovascular thrombotic or obstructive event; dyspnea; increased MCHC, MCH, ESR; increased triglycerides; elevated hepatic enzymes; cholesterol and reticulocytosis; azotemia; electrolyte disturbances.

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