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More Instructions for Acitretin

Dosing Information

The dose of acitretin your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on how you react to the medication. As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Acitretin Dosage for more information.)
 

Drug Interactions With Acitretin

Acitretin can potentially interact with a number of other medications (see Drug Interactions With Acitretin).
 

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take an overdose may experience effects similar to symptoms of a vitamin A overdose. If you happen to overdose on acitretin, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Soriatane Overdose for more information.)
  

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your acitretin as scheduled, simply skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose of the medication.
 

Is There a Generic Version of Acitretin?

Currently, this medication is available in generic form.
 
(Click Generic Soriatane for more information.)
 

Who Makes Acitretin?

Brand-name acitretin is manufactured by Stiefel Laboratories, Inc.
 

Strengths Available

Acitretin capsules come in the following strengths:
 
  • Acitretin 10 mg
  • Acitretin 25 mg.

Acitretin Drug Information

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