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Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid) Summary

Description: An important regulator of GENE EXPRESSION during growth and development, and in NEOPLASMS. Tretinoin, also known as retinoic acid and derived from maternal VITAMIN A, is essential for normal GROWTH; and EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT. An excess of tretinoin can be teratogenic. It is used in the treatment of PSORIASIS; ACNE VULGARIS; and several other SKIN DISEASES. It has also been approved for use in promyelocytic leukemia (LEUKEMIA, PROMYELOCYTIC, ACUTE).

Also Known As: Retinoic Acid; all-trans-Retinoic Acid; Retin-A; Vitamin A Acid; Vesanoid Show All >>

Networked: 8030 relevant articles (594 outcomes, 952 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Tretinoin is Relevant

  1. Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia : 255 outcomes 112 studies in 1287 results
  2. Acne Vulgaris : 47 outcomes 76 studies in 343 results
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 43 outcomes 105 studies in 976 results
  4. Leukemia : 39 outcomes 52 studies in 583 results
  5. Melanosis (Freckles) : 19 outcomes 12 studies in 60 results
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Drugs Related to Tretinoin

  1. arsenic trioxide (Trisenox)
  2. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid)
  3. hydroquinone (Black and White)
  4. retinoic acid receptor alpha
  5. Retinoids
  6. Vitamin A (Retinol)
  7. clindamycin-2-phosphate (Clindets)
  8. Benzoyl Peroxide
  9. Aligeron (AS 2)
  10. promyelocytic leukemia-retinoic acid receptor alpha fusion oncoprotein
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Therapies Related to Tretinoin

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Microspheres (Microsphere)
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  4. Remission Induction
  5. Chemoprevention
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