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Tretinoin Tocoferil



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Therapeutic Categories

Keratolytic agent

Antiacne agent for topical use


Chemical Name

(±)-(2R*)-2,5,7,8-Tetrametyl-2-[(4R*,8R*)-4,8,12-trimetyltridecyl]-6-chromanyl retinoate

Foreign Names

  • Tretinoinum tocoferilum (Latin)
  • Tretinoin tocoferil (German)
  • Tretinoine tocoferil (French)
  • Tretinoina tocoferilo (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Tocoretinate (OS: JAN)
  • Tretinoin Tocoferil (OS: JAN)
  • NSC 122758 (IS)
  • α-Tocopheryl retinoate (IS)
  • Ro 1-5488 (IS)
  • Tocoretinate (IS: NisshinFlourM)

Brand Name

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