Tegison

Tegison

Etretinate Dermatology A retinoid for severe psoriasis that is linked to major teratogenicity
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Would be donors who have ever taken the psoriasis drug Tegison (removed from the market because of its risk of causing birth defects) are rejected.
Doctors warn women who are already pregnant to avoid such prescription medications as the antiacne drug Accutane, the antidepressant lithium and the psoriasis treatment Tegison.
AaHaemophiliacs [people suffering from haemophilia a hereditary blood defect]Aa - Anyone with a positive antibody test for HIV (AIDS virus)Aa - Anyone who has had hepatitis since his or her 11th birthday Aa- Anyone who has/had cancer n Anyone who has taken Tegison (a medication) for psoriasis (an autoimmune disease of the skin).
Tegison (generic name etretinate) is a prescription medication for treating severe, recalcitrant (stubbornly resistant) psoriasis.
Because of its ability to cause birth defects, women of childbearing potential must use effective contraception throughout treatment and for an indefinite period of time after stopping Tegison.
Retinoid Therapy: Tegison & Accutane" fully outlines the side effects of retinoids for both men and women and is must reading if you are considering these therapies.