Tripada Biotec Pvt Ltd

Composition for Glacitret Products

Glacitret Products are primarily used for

About Glacitret Products

Uses of Glacitret Products

Acitretin is used in the treatment of psoriasis.

Glacitret Products side effects


Side Effects of Glacitret are Dry lips, Dryness in mouth, Skin peeling, Joint pain, Muscle tightness, Cracked lips, Itching, Change in finger nails, Runny nose, Nosebleeds, Hair loss, Increased levels of blood fat.

How Glacitret Products work

Acitretin 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.

Patient Concerns about Glacitret Products

Frequently asked questions about Glacitret Products

Frequently asked questions about Acitretin

Q. Is Glacitret 25mg Capsule an immunosuppressant?
No, Glacitret 25mg Capsule is not an immunosuppressant. It belongs to the retinoid class of medicines. It is used to treat severe form of psoriasis.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Glacitret 25mg Capsule?
Do not consume anything that contains alcohol while taking Glacitret 25mg Capsule and for 2 months after treatment. Glacitret 25mg Capsule and alcohol combine to form a substance that may remain in the body for more than 3 years.
Q. How long does Glacitret 25mg Capsule take to work?
Glacitret 25mg Capsule does not work right away. It may take about 2-4 weeks to see an improvement and about 2-3 months before you see the full benefits of this medicine. Therefore, you should continue taking it even if you do not see any improvement initially.
Q. What is the most important information that I should know about Glacitret 25mg Capsule?
Glacitret 25mg Capsule can cause serious birth defects in your unborn child. Therefore, you should not take Glacitret 25mg Capsule if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant within the next 3 years. Glacitret 25mg Capsule may also cause liver damage. Therefore, contact your doctor immediately if you experience nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, pain in the upper right part of the stomach, yellowing of the skin or eyes, or dark urine.
Q. Does Glacitret 25mg Capsule affect sperm?
No, Glacitret 25mg Capsule does not affect the sperm. However, it has been seen that small amounts of this medicine may pass into the semen. But, this small amount does not pose a risk to an unborn child.
Q. How should I take Glacitret 25mg Capsule?
It is generally recommended to take Glacitret 25mg Capsule once daily with meals or milk. The dosage varies from person to person and is decided by your doctor. Swallow the medicine whole and do not crush or cut it.
Q. Can I donate blood while on Glacitret 25mg Capsule?
No, you should not donate blood while on Glacitret 25mg Capsule. Moreover, do not donate blood 3 years after stopping the treatment with Glacitret 25mg Capsule. The medicine present in your blood can harm an unborn child if your blood is given to a pregnant mother. However, Glacitret 25mg Capsule does not affect your ability to receive a blood transfusion.
Q. What should I avoid while taking Glacitret 25mg Capsule?
Glacitret 25mg Capsule may affect your night vision. Therefore, you should avoid driving at night. Avoid supplemental foods containing vitamin A while taking this medicine since it may add to the side effects. Also, avoid sunlight and sun lamps as Glacitret 25mg Capsule can make your skin more sensitive to ultraviolet light.

Products for Glacitret

Glacitret 25mg Capsule
strip of 10 capsules
Tripada Biotec Pvt Ltd
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