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  1. Acitretin is used to treat severe psoriasis (abnormal growth of skin cells that causes red, thickened, or scaly skin). Acitretin is in a class of medications called retinoids. ...
  2. Pustular Psoriasis (National Psoriasis Foundation)  
    ... More than one study indicates a combination of acitretin (brand name Soriatane) and methotrexate can send pustular ... body's temperature and restore the skin's chemical balance. Acitretin, cyclosporine, methotrexate, oral PUVA (the light-sensitizing drug ...
  3. Psoriasis on Specific Skin Sites (National Psoriasis Foundation) - PDF  
    ... PUVA, ultraviolet light B (UVB), methotrexate, cyclosporine or acitretin (brand name Soriatane). Special light therapy units for ... the palms and soles, oral retinoids such as acitretin will result in thinning of plaques over a ...
  4. Rare Diseases and Related Terms From the National Institutes of Health (Office of Rare Diseases)  
    ... carcinoma * Acinic cell tumor - See Acinic cell carcinoma * Acitretin embryofetopathy - See Acitretin embryopathy * Acitretin embryopathy * Ackee poisoning - See Jamaican vomiting ...
  5. ... rotated with other treatments such as PUVA, Soriatane (acitretin), cyclosporine or a biologic. Rotation may decrease side ... resistance and increase response to both medications. Soriatane (acitretin) What is it and how does it work? ...
  6. ... donor screening: ● Etretinate (Tegison), used for severe psoriasis ● Acitretin (Soriatane), also used for severe psoriasis ● Isotretinoin (Amnesteem, ... wait six months; and donors who have taken acitretin are asked to wait three years. Individuals who ...
  7. Biologic Medications for Psoriasis (Consumers Union of U.S.)  
    ... Other drugs often used to treat psoriasis include acitretin (Soriatane and generics), cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, and generics), ... other medications. Other options for treating psoriasis include: acitretin (Soriatane and generics), cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, and generics), ...
  8. ... medicines include methotrexate or cyclosporine. Retinoids such as acitretin can also be used. Newer drugs called biologics ...
  9. Vitamin A From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements)  
    ... in prescription medicines. Examples are the psoriasis treatment acitretin (Soriatane®) and bexarotene (Targretin®), used to treat the ...
  10. Isotretinoin and Other Retinoids During Pregnancy (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation)  
    ... can help prevent birth defects. Oral retinoids include: Acitretin (Soriatane®) . This medicine treats severe psoriasis, a skin ...
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