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acitretin oral

Does acitretin oral have side effects?

The following side effects are associated with acitretin oral:

Common side effects of acitretin oral:

Joint PainSevere
Increase in the Size of Vertebrae or Bones of the SpineSevere
Abnormal Increase in Muscle ToneSevere
Muscle PainSevere
Head PainSevere
Feel Like Throwing UpSevere
Throwing UpSevere
Inflammation of the Skin of the EyelidLess Severe
Dry EyeLess Severe
Increased Wax in the EarsLess Severe
Inflammation of the NoseLess Severe
Dryness of the NoseLess Severe
Inflammation of the GumsLess Severe
Painful, Red or Swollen MouthLess Severe
Chapped LipsLess Severe
Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
ItchingLess Severe
Hair LossLess Severe
Peeling of the Skin of the HandsLess Severe
Peeling of the Skin of the FeetLess Severe
Excessive ThirstLess Severe
Abnormal Liver Function TestsLess Severe
Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride LevelLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of acitretin oral:

Sensitive to LightSevere
Blurred VisionSevere
Problems with EyesightSevere
Pink EyeSevere
Inflammation of the EyelidSevere
Accumulation of Fluid in the Tissues of the EyelidSevere
Excessive Watery EyesSevere
Pain in the EyeSevere
Red EyesSevere
Eye IrritationSevere
Inflammation and Infection of Nail CuticleSevere
Numbness and TinglingSevere
Canker SoreLess Severe
Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
Fingernail and/or Toenail DiseaseLess Severe
Low EnergyLess Severe
Excessive SweatingLess Severe
NosebleedLess Severe
DiarrheaLess Severe

Rare side effects of acitretin oral:

Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
Pseudotumor CerebriSevere
Muscle ProblemsSevere
Decreased Vision at NightSevere
Erosion of the Cornea of the EyeSevere
Inflammation of the External Ear Resembling EczemaSevere
Heart AttackSevere
Obstruction of a Blood Vessel by a Blood ClotSevere
Throat IrritationSevere
Inflammation of the Voice BoxSevere
Acute Inflammation of the PancreasSevere
Nodular Inflammatory Skin Lesions with Production of PusSevere
Inflammation of Skin caused by an AllergySevere
Psoriasiform EruptionSevere
Skin UlcerSevere
A Groove in the SkinSevere
Flu-Like SymptomsSevere
Inflammation or Infection of Vagina and VulvaSevere
Large Purple or Brown Skin BlotchesSevere
Having Thoughts of SuicideSevere
Aggressive BehaviorLess Severe
Increased Feeling of the SkinLess Severe
Thin Fragile SkinLess Severe
High Blood SugarLess Severe

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