This medication is a retinoid used in the treatment of severe psoriasis and other skin disorders in adults.
Neotret 25mg Caps
You may experience more redness, itching, skin scaling, peeling and dry skin the first several weeks as your body adjusts to the medication. Dry eyes, eye irritation, crusting of the eye lids, dry mouth, peeling of the skin of fingertips, palms or soles of feet, chapped lips, runny nose, thirst, taste changes and hair loss may also occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
It is contraindicated in cases of hypersensitivity to the preparation (acitretin or excipients) or to other retinoids
Before taking acitretin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to vitamin A-related drugs (other retinoids such as isotretinoin); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, liver disease, heart disease, diabetes, personal or family history of mental/mood problems (such as depression), receive phototherapy.
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.
This medication may make you more sensitive to the sun. Limit your time in the sun. Avoid tanning booths and sunlamps. Use sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors. Tell your doctor right away if you get sunburned or have skin blisters/redness.
This drug is known to cause issues during pregnancy, therefore please do not take this drug if you are pregnant.
Aspirin, cyclosporins, doxycycline, ibuprofen, fish oil,CoQ10, isotretinoin, esomeprazole, paracetamol