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Aceret 25 Capsule


Overview

Introduction of Aceret Capsule

Aceret 25 Capsule is a medicine that is similar to vitamin A and is involved in the normal growth of skin cells. It used in the treatment of psoriasis. It works by stopping the overgrowth and thickening of skin cells.

It is advice to take Aceret 25 Capsule at the same time every day with food or a glass of milk. Avoid unnecessary sun exposure and cover the treated areas with clothing or use a sunscreen before stepping out in the sun. Drink plenty of water and use moisturizer as it may lead to dryness of mouth, lips and eyes. Your doctor may get your regular blood tests done to monitor your liver function and the levels of fats such as cholesterol in your blood. Aceret 25 Capsule may lead to birth defects, do consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant. You may also be asked to take pregnancy tests regularly if you are on treatment with and for at least 3 years after you stop taking this medicine.

Uses of Aceret Capsule

Aceret Capsule side effects

Common
  • Dry lips
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Skin peeling
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle tightness
  • Cracked lips
  • Itching
  • Scaling of skin
  • Change in finger nails
  • Runny nose
  • Nosebleeds
  • Hair loss
  • Increased levels of blood fat

How to use Aceret Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Aceret 25 Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Aceret Capsule works

Aceret 25 Capsule is a retinoid. It has a structure similar to vitamin A and is involved in the normal growth of skin cells. It works by stopping overgrowth and thickening of skin cells in psoriasis.

Aceret Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Aceret 25 Capsule Taking alcohol and acitretin is not recommended because it increase the risk for birth defects in pregnant women.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Aceret 25 Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Aceret 25 Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Aceret 25 Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Aceret 25 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aceret 25 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Aceret 25 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Aceret 25 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Aceret 25 Capsule helps reduce thickening, plaque formation and scaling of the skin in conditions such as psoriasis.
  • Take it at the same time every day with food or a glass of milk.
  • Do not take Aceret 25 Capsule if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding as it can cause birth defects in babies. Use effective methods of contraception to prevent pregnancy.
  • You will need to take pregnancy tests regularly if you are on treatment with and for at least 3 years after you stop taking this medicine.
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight while using Aceret 25 Capsule as it increases the sensitivity of your skin. Use protective measures such as sun-creams and protective clothing.
  • It may cause dryness of skin, mouth, and lips. Drink plenty of water and use a moisturiser and lip balm, if needed.
  • It may cause dry eyes and blurring of vision. Avoid wearing contact lenses and be cautious before driving or using machines.
  • Your doctor may get your regular blood tests done to monitor your liver function and the levels of fats such as cholesterol in your blood.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Aceret with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tize B, Het TG
LIFE-THREATENING
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LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Tetralid
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Albaoxy
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Vitamin A
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Aceret

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I am suffering from psoriasis since past 25 years
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
please send pictures of affected areaFirst confirm with skin biopsySkin Biopsy? Ideally a skin biopsy should be taken by a dermatologist to confirm diagnosis & treat accordingly A 3mm Punch Skin Biopsy can be done from the affected area.
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Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
share some photos of the affected part.
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FAQs

Q. For how long am I supposed to use Aceret?

Your doctor will decide the duration of your treatment depending on the severity of your disease. Usually, the treatment with Aceret lasts for 4-5 months.

Q. I am a woman, and I have been prescribed Aceret, what should I do if I am planning to become pregnant?

Talk to your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant while taking Aceret. You should never get pregnant while taking Aceret and for 3 years after stopping it completely. This medicine can harm your baby. Stop taking Aceret and call your doctor immediately if you become pregnant while taking Aceret, or if you become pregnant within 3 years of stopping this medicine.

Q. Why does Aceret cause dry skin, dry lips and dry nose, and how to manage them?

One of the most common side effects of Aceret is dryness of skin, nose, and lips. This happens because Aceret reduces the secretion of oil from oil glands. Dryness due to Aceret can be managed by applying a moisturizer or a lubricant like Vaseline. You can also apply lip balm to get relief from cracked and dry lips.

Q. What will happen if I drink alcohol while taking Aceret?

Do not drink alcohol while taking Aceret or within 2 months of stopping this medicine. It is very important to avoid alcohol because alcohol can change the chemical composition of Aceret. This changed form of Aceret may take 3 years to get removed from the body.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
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