Brand Names : Targretin
belongs to the group of medicines known
as retinoids (RET-i-noyds). When applied to the skin, it is used to treat
a form a cancer called cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). It acts by interfering
with the growth of cells of the tumor. It may be used after other drugs have
been tried, and the tumor is still a problem.
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.