Category: Drugs Psoriasis: Systemic
Soriatane® (acitretin) Pregnancy X

How Supplied:

10 mg and 25 mg capsules

Indications and Usage:

Soriatane is indicated for the treatment of severe psoriasis in adults.

Prescribing Instructions:

Prescribing Information Instructions [PDF]

Side Effects and Contraindications:

Important Safety Information: Soriatane Capsules are indicated for the treatment of severe psoriasis in adults. Due to the risk of severe birth defects, in females of reproductive potential Soriatane Capsules should be reserved for nonpregnant patients with severe psoriasis who are unresponsive to other therapies or whose clinical condition contraindicates the use of other treatments. Common side effects include: cheilitis, rhinitis, dry mouth, arthralgia, spinal hyperostosis, alopecia, skin peeling, dry skin, nail disorder, pruritus, erythematous rash, hyperesthesia, paresthesia, paronychia, skin atrophy, sticky skin, and alteration in lipids. Less frequent, but potentially serious, adverse events include hepatotoxicity, pancreatitis, and pseudotumor cerebri, as well as hyperostosis, alteration in lipids with possible cardiovascular effects, and ophthalmologic effects.


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