CA Atra 10 mg Capsule belongs to a group of medicines called retinoids, which are similar to vitamin A. It is use to treat a type of blood problem called acute promyelocytic leukaemia. It works by slowing the growth of certain types of diseased blood cells.
CA Atra 10 mg Capsule works by slowing the growth of certain types of diseased blood cells. It should be take with food, preferably at the same time, each day, to avoid a missed dose. It may take several weeks for your symptoms to improve but keep using it regularly to get the most benefit. If you notice no improvement after a few weeks, see your doctor again. Using more medicine or applying it more often than prescribed will not make it work any faster and may increase side effects.
Most common side effects
The most common side effects include headache, fever, dry skin and rash. They are not usually serious and often disappear after getting used to the cream but if they bother you or do not go away, tell your doctor. You may need to apply smaller amounts or use it less often. Serious side effects are rare.
CA Atra 10 Capsule may make you more sensitive to sunlight so you should limit exposure to the sun if possible. Drink plenty of water and use moisturizer as it may lead to dryness of the mouth, lips, and eyes. It may make your skin more fragile. It is advised, not to have any waxing (hair removal), or laser treatments during treatment. This medicine may lead to birth defects, do consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.
USES OF CA ATRA CAPSULE
Treatment of Acne
Acute promyelocytic leukaemia
BENEFITS OF CA ATRA CAPSULE
In Treatment of Acne
CA Atra 10 Capsule is a form of vitamin A. It helps treat acne by clearing skin pores and preventing spots or pimples from appearing. It usually takes several weeks to have a noticeable effect so keep using it even if it appears not to be working. Sometimes acne may get worse before it gets better, however, with proper use, your skin will get clearer. The earlier you start using it, the less likely you are to get scars. This medicine will help improve your mood and uplift your confidence as your skin becomes acne-free. It should not be used if you have eczema or sunburned skin.
SIDE EFFECTS OF CA ATRA CAPSULE
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of CA Atra
- Bone pain
- Visual impairment
- Hair loss
- Increased sweating
- Mucosal inflammation
- Erythema (skin redness)
- Skin irritation
- Dry skin
- Dry lips
- Pale red skin
- Increased sensitivity to light
HOW TO USE CA ATRA CAPSULE
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. CA Atra 10 Capsule is to be taken with food.
HOW CA ATRA CAPSULE WORKS
CA Atra 10 Capsule is a form of vitamin A. To treat blood cancer, it works by slowing the growth of certain types of diseased blood cells, and promotes the growth of normal, mature cells in the bone marrow and blood. This helps to treat blood cancer (acute promyelocytic leukemia).
|Generic Brand||All-trans Retinoic Acid|
|Pharma Form||Soft Gelatin Capsules|
|Treatment||Acute promyelocytic leukemia|
|Pack Size||100 Capsule/s, 200 Capsule/s, 300 Capsule/s|