Disease Information for Acitretin (Soriatane) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Rash
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Accutane Embryopathy syndrome
Diffuse idiopath. skeletal hyperostosis
Drug induced Photosensitivity rash
Drug rash/Drug induced rash
Hypervitaminosis A
Photosensitivity dermatitis
Phototoxicity
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-Psoriasis medication (ex)
DRUG/Retinoid/Vitamin A derivative drug (example)
DRUG/Teratogenic potential/effect (D plus )
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
(All E) 9 (4 Methoxy 2,3,6 trimethylphenyl) 3,7 dimethyl 2,4,6,8 nonatetraenoic Acid, 2,4,6,8 Nonatetraenoic acid 9 (4 methoxy 2,3,6 trimethylphenyl) 3,7 dimethyl (all E), ACITRETIN, Acitretin chemical, Acitretin (product), Acitretin (substance), ACITRETIN PREPARATION, Etretin, Trimethylmethoxyphenyl retinoic acid, Brand name/Soriatane (Acitretin)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/2003 New Drug (RX)
DRUG/Dose 25 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 50 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
Definition

Specialized use; Anti-psoriasis Retinoid drug; very teratogenic; oral preparation

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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