Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Targretin

Descriptions


Bexarotene 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.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Gel/Jelly