Actoid 10mg Capsule

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:22 am

Actoid 10mg Capsule

Uses of Actoid 10mg Capsule

Actoid 10mg Capsule is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Severe Psoriasis

Side effects of Actoid 10mg Capsule

The most common side effects of Actoid 10mg Capsule are – Fatigue, Headache, Hyperesthesia, Hypotonia, Insomnia, Intracranial Hypertension, Paresthesia, Peripheral Neuropathy, Rigors, Somnolence, Stroke, Dry Eyes or Mouth, Earache, Epistaxis, Eye Pain, Gingival Bleeding, Gingivitis, Increased Saliva, Photophobia, Anorexia, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea, Nausea


These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Actoid 10mg Capsule

Do not use Actoid 10mg Capsule if you are allergic to – Acitretin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Actoid 10mg Capsule.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Actoid 10mg Capsule works

Actoid 10mg Capsule contains – Acitretin

Acitretin binds to several retinoid receptors to regulate gene transcription. Exactly how the action of this second-generation retinoid allows normal growth and development of skin is unknown.

Dosage of Actoid 10mg Capsule

The dosage of Actoid 10mg Capsule depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Actoid 10mg Capsule

If you forget to take a dose of Actoid 10mg Capsule, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Acitrin 10mg Capsule  ( Ipca Laboratories Ltd. )

358.56  10 Capsules Strip Tablets Strip

Acipsor 10mg Capsule  ( Kivi Labs Ltd. )

291.00  10 Capsules Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- Methotrexate: Increased risk of hepatitis.

Oral Contraceptives Containing only Progestin: Possibly decreased effectiveness of oral contraceptive.

Phenytoin: Possibly decreased protein binding of phenytoin.

Sulfonylureas: Possibly increased risk of hypoglycemia.

Tetracyclines: Increased intracranial pressure.

Vtamin A and other Oral Retinoids: Increased risk of hypervitaminosis A.

Food :- Alcohol Use: Increased risk of adverse reactions and acitretin toxicity.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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