Neotigason - All You Need To Know In 2021
12 May 2021

Neotigason


What it is used for

Acitretin may be used for the treatment of Severe intractable psoriasis in all its forms. Severe forms of disorders of keratinisation such as: hyperkeratosis palmaris et plantaris; pustulosis palmaris et plantaris; ichthyosis; keratosis follicularis (Darier’s disease); lichen planus affecting the skin or the mucosae; pityriasis rubra pilaris.


How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems


How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient acitretin

This medicine is not considered safe during pregnancy. You should discuss this medicine with your doctor or pharmacist. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.


Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.


Visual appearance

Hard gelatin capsules with a white opaque body and a brown opaque cap printed in black ink on the cap, and ’10’ on the body.

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia


Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on March 1, 2020. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

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