WHAT IS CA ATRA 10 MG CAPSULES ?
Ca atra is a capsule composition of All Trans Retinoic Acid (Tretinoin) which works by promoting the growth of normal, mature cells in the bone marrow and blood. Tretinoin comes in a class of drugs known as retinoids, which are related to vitamin A.
WHAT IS THE USE OF CA ATRA 10 MG CAPSULES ?
Tretinoin is used with other medications to treat a certain type of cancer of the white blood cells (APL-acute promyelocytic leukemia).
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SIDE-EFFECTS OF CA ATRA 10 MG CAPSULES ?
Headache, dizziness, fever, weakness, tiredness, dry mouth, dry skin, other skin changes, thinning hair, nausea, vomiting, itching, bone pain, mouth sores, increased sweating, and earache may occur.
Tell your doctor right away if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: stomach/abdominal pain, yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine, hearing problems (e.g., hearing loss), signs of kidney problems, mental/mood changes, fast/slow/irregular heartbeat.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
WHAT IS THE IMPORTANT SAFETY INFROMATION OF CA ATRA 10 MG CAPSULES ?
- Before taking tretinoin, tell your doctor if you are allergic to it.
- Before using this medication, tell your doctor your medical history.
- This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy due to the risk of birth defects and harm to an unborn baby.
- Because of the possible risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using this drug is not recommended.