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Acitretin

Keratolytic Agents
CATEGORIES

Keratolytic Agents


ALIASES

Acitretin Orifarm, Neotigason, Neotigason®


SUBSTANCES

acitretin


ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERN: MODERATE
An oral retinoid effective in the treatment of psoriasis. It is the major metabolite of etretinate with the advantage of a much shorter half-life when compared with etretinate. [PubChem]

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MODERATE
Data on P, B and T comes from " Miljöpåverkan från läkemedel samt kosmetiska och hygieniska produkter", Report from the Medical Products Agency, August 2004.

Fass environmental information for Neotigason (Acitretin) (Downloaded 2018-06-26)
The manufacturer has stated that data on environmental impact are missing for the substance.

REFERENCES

  1. Läkemedelsverket The Swedish Medical Products Agency. Miljöpåverkan från läkemedel samt kosmetiska och hygieniska produkter Report 2004.
  2. Fass.se för vårdpersonal