Definitions for "Acitretin"
A retinoid taken in pill form that is used in the treatment of psoriasis.
A newly approved systemic derivative of vitaminA (retinoid) used as a therapy in selected severe cases of psoriasis. Brand name Soriatane. Soon to replace etretinate (Tegison).
A synthetic derivative of vitamin A that is taken orally. It is indicated for severe psoriasis.