Acitretin 10mg Tablet
|BDR Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Acrotac 10mg is a capsule that contains acitretin as an active pharmaceutical ingredient. Acitretin comes under the class of drugs called retinoids, very similar to vitamin A that has anti-inflammatory and anti-proliferative (lowers skin cell multiplication) actions that involve the normal growth of skin cells. Acrotac helps in treating skin diseases such as psoriasis, ichthyosis and keratosis follicularis. Psoriasis is a skin disease in which skin cells increase their growth 10 times faster than normal, leading to scaly, thick, red patches on the skin. Acrotac helps slow down the rate of skin cell growth and helps in reversing the symptoms of psoriasis. It is also effective in treating other skin diseases by reducing redness, scaling, rashes, and thickening.
How to use (infographics and instructions)
Acrotac capsule should be taken orally with a glass full of water, preferably with food. Your correct dose, quantity, and time duration for taking this medicine should be decided by your dermatologist according to your health condition. Avoid taking this medicine if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in the formulation. It is better to discuss your known allergies and medical history with your dermatologist before proceeding with this medication. This medicine may interact with other non prescribed medicines; hence, do not take any medicine, including herbal products, vitamins, and over to counter medicines, without informing your doctor. For better results, one should take this medicine simultaneously each day and continue the same for the prescribed period. Do not stop taking this medicine without your doctor’s approval, even if your symptoms have improved.
Precautions (warning, allergy, things to remember)
Acrotac capsules should be used under doctor’s guidance. Inform your doctor if you have any liver and kidney ailments before taking this medicine. Avoid using this medication if the patient has a high cholesterol level; it may increase blood cholesterol. It should not be used in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Do not consume alcohol with this medication; it may tend to increase the risk of side effects. Avoid driving and use any machinery after taking this medicine; it may affect your vision. In children, it should be used with caution; use only on your doctor advice. If you accidentally take an overdose, inform your doctor immediately. Limit the exposure of the sun onto the skin while taking this medication. Keep this out from the reach of children.
Side effects of Acrotac 10mg
However, Acrotac is safe to use under the guidance of your doctor, but it may have some side rise in blood fat. In some cases, serious and rare side effects may also occur, such as swelling and itching of the skin, face, lips and throat, difficulty breathing, increased blood pressure and nose bleeding. In such cases, inform your doctor immediately.