Brand Names : Targretin
Bexarotene (beks-AIR-oh-teen)belongs to the group of medicines known as retinoids ((RET-i-noyds))
. It is used to treat a certain type of cancer
called cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. It works by interfering with the growth
of the cancerous cells.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the
following dosage form:
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
† Not commercially available in Canada.