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What are the side effects of vitamin A derivatives used to treat moderate or severe psoriasis?

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Side effects of vitamin A derivatives can include hair loss; thin nails; dry mouth, eyes, and skin; bleeding gums; nosebleeds; headache; joint or muscle pain; increased levels of fat in the blood; and sensitivity to sunlight.

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American Academy of Dermatology. Bhosle, M. , June 2006. FDA. "FDA approves new psoriasis drug Taltz." “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira. National Psoriasis Foundation.


Health and Quality of Life Outcomes

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on October 30, 2017

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American Academy of Dermatology. Bhosle, M. , June 2006. FDA. "FDA approves new psoriasis drug Taltz." “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira. National Psoriasis Foundation.


Health and Quality of Life Outcomes

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on October 30, 2017

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