Tretinoin capsule

Tretinoin capsule

 

 

General English name: Tretinoin capsule

Application: Leukemia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tretinoin Capsule Drug Information

Contraindications to the use of tretinoin capsules

Drug interaction of tretinoin capsules

Tips to consider before taking tretinoin capsules

Possible side effects of tretinoin capsules

How to maintain tretinoin capsules

 

 

 

 

 

Tretinoin Capsule Drug Information

Drug Information: Tretinoin capsule is an anti-cancer drug used to treat some types of leukemia (APL). In this cancer, the bone marrow produces abnormally large numbers of white blood cells. White blood cells are used to fight infections, but in leukemia, the production of these cells is disrupted. Tretinoin is a drug that is similar to vitamin A. This drug reduces the growth of cancer cells. Tretinoin capsules are prescribed by a specialist.

Tretinoin gel is used to treat acne, refer to the relevant page for information about this drug.

 

Contraindications to the use of tretinoin capsules

Pay attention to the expiration date of the tretinoin capsule and do not take it if the medicine you are on has expired.

Never give tretinoin capsules to anyone else, even if you have the same symptoms.

• Do not take tretinoin capsules more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

Check for drug interactions with tretinoin capsules and be sure to tell your doctor what other medications you are taking.

 

Drug interaction of tretinoin capsules

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Some medications that may interact with tretinoin capsules include: Anticoagulants (anti-fibrinolytic drugs (blood coagulation) such as aminocaproic acid, aprotinin, tranexamic acid, tranexamic acid , Ketoconazole, "mini-pills" (progesterone birth control pills, which do not contain estrogen), tetracyclines, drugs containing sulfax suxazole, vitamin A.

 

Tips to consider before taking tretinoin capsules

Some medications can not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed. Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking tretinoin capsules:

  •  If you are pregnant or planning to have a baby or breastfeed in the future.
  • If you have liver disease.
  • If you are currently taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have ever been allergic to a particular drug.

 

Possible side effects of tretinoin capsules

All medications, along with their positive effects, can cause unwanted side effects in the body. However, these complications do not occur in all people. Over time, your body will adjust to the new medicine and these symptoms will go away, but if the following symptoms persist or become painful, consult your doctor.

Darkening of the eyes: Get up slowly. If you feel dizzy, lie down until your blood pressure returns to normal.

Headache: Ask your doctor to prescribe a suitable painkiller.

Boredom, abdominal pain: Eat simple foods.

Diarrhea: Drink plenty of water.

Constipation: Eat a balanced diet and drink several glasses of water daily.

Decreased appetite, anxiety, mood swings, sleep problems, vision and hearing problems: Consult your doctor if any of these things bother you.

Important Note: If your body temperature rises or you feel short of breath with chest pain, abdominal pain, cough, see a doctor immediately.

Tell your doctor if you notice any other symptoms that you think may be due to taking tretinoin capsules.

 

How to maintain tretinoin capsules

• Keep the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

• Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

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