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PANRETIN
Kaposi's sarcoma
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Drug Name:

PANRETIN Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Alitretinoin 0.1%; gel.

Company:
Eisai Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for PANRETIN:

Cutaneous lesions of AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma (KS).

Adult:

Apply twice daily to lesions (avoid mucous membranes and normal skin); do not occlude; may increase to 3–4 times daily as tolerated. Reduce frequency or suspend treatment if local toxicity occurs.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for use when systemic KS therapy required. Avoid sun, UV light. Flammable. Pregnancy (Cat.D), nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Increases DEET toxicity (avoid).

Pharmacological Class:

Retinoid.

Adverse Reactions:

Photosensitivity, rash, pruritus, pain, exfoliative dermatitis, paresthesia, edema.

How Supplied:

Gel—60g

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