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What are you taking Etretinate for?

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  • Other
  • Psoriasis

How long have you been taking it?

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  • Less than a week
  • A couple weeks
  • A month or so
  • A few months
  • A year or so
  • Two years or more

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Uses of Etretinate


Etretinate is used in the treatment of:

  • Psoriasis

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Etretinate Brand Names

Etretinate may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Etretinate Drug Class

Etretinate is part of the drug class:

Etretinate Interactions

This is not a complete list of Etretinatedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Etretinate and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Etretinate falls into category X:

It has been shown that women taking Etretinate during pregnancy may have babies with problems. There are no situations where the benefits of the medication for the mother outweigh the risks of harm to the baby. These medicines should never be used by pregnant women.

Etretinate Dosage

Take etretinate exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Etretinate dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Etretinate is available in the following doses:

  • Etretinate 10 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Etretinate 25 Mg Oral Capsule

Forms of Medication

Etretinate is available in the following forms:

  • Oral Capsule