Generic Name - Tretinoin
Category - Anti-Neoplastic, Vitamin
Generic for Altinac* is a naturally occurring form of vitamin A. It is applied to the skin to treat mild to moderate acne or to treat the effects of aging on the face, such as fine lines, wrinkles, or "age spots". Tretinoin (Generic for Altinac*) also helps the skin to renew itself more quickly and therefore reduces pimple and blackhead formation, and may improve the appearance and texture of the skin.
Generic for Altinac* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Altinac* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Altinac* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following.
Allergy to tretinoin components
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Altinac*.It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Diuretics such as Dyazide, aldactazide and Moduretic.
Psychiatric drug lithium and
Generic for Altinac* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericAltinac*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Altinac* is 45 mg/m2/day administered as two evenly divided doses until complete remission is documented. Therapy should be discontinued 30 days after achievement of complete remission or after 90 days of treatment, whichever occurs first.
Generic for Altinac* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Altinac* side Effects include backache, breast tenderness, changes in appetite or weight, chest pain, confusion, constipation, decreased hearing, diarrhea and dry mouth or increased thirst.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Altinac*.
Generic for Altinac* and Pregnancy
It is not established if the Generic for Altinac* will harm an unborn baby when taken in the topical form whereas the oral form is known to cause birth defects. It is recommended to talk to your doctor if your are pregnant or likely to become pregnant.
Generic for Altinac* and Breastfeeding
Generic for Altinac* passes into breast milk when taken in the oral form. Consult your doctor for medical opinion.
Generic for Altinac* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Altinac* in pediatric patients have not been established12.
Generic for Altinac* and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Altinac* in geriatric patients have not been established.
The above information about Generic for Altinac* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment.Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.