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Tretinoin

In the US, Tretinoin (tretinoin topical) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antineoplastics and is used to treat Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D10AD01,L01XX14

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000302-79-4

Chemical Formula

C20-H28-O2

Molecular Weight

300

Therapeutic Categories

Keratolytic agent

Antiacne agent for topical use

Antineoplastic agent for treatment of acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APL)

Retinoid

Chemical Name

Retinoic acid

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Tretinoin (OS: USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • Tretinoina (OS: DCIT)
  • Trétinoïne (OS: DCF)
  • Retinoic acid (IS)
  • Vitamin A acid (IS)
  • Tretinoin (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Eur. 9, USP 41)
  • Trétinoïne (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Tretinoinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • A Acido
    Dominguez, Argentina
  • Acid A Vit
    Pierre Fabre, Netherlands
  • Acido Retinoico
    IQFA, Mexico; Kener, Mexico; Precimex, Mexico
  • Acnatac [+ Clindamycin]
    Fidia Farmaceutici, Bulgaria; Meda, Denmark; Meda, Greece; Meda, Poland; Meda, Portugal; Meda, Romania; Meda, Sweden; Meda GmbH Beograd, Serbia; Meda Pharma, Bulgaria; Meda Pharma, Switzerland; Meda Pharma, Czech Republic; Meda Pharma, Slovakia; Suzhou Nr. 4 Pharmaceutical Factory, Bulgaria
  • Acnatac 10mg/g + 0,25mg/g [+ Clindamycin]
    Meda Pharm, Austria; MEDA Pharma, Germany
  • Acne Free
    Amoun, Tanzania; Amoun Pharmaceutical, Oman
  • Acnederm
    Sopharma, Bulgaria
  • Acne-Free
    Amoun, Kuwait
  • Acneout [+ Erythromycin]
    HLB Pharma, Argentina
  • Acnesol
    Universal Pharmacy, Kenya
  • Acnezac-MH [+ Hydroquinone, + Mometasone]
    Olcare Laboratories, India
  • Acnil
    IQFA, Mexico
  • Acretin
    Jamjoom Pharma, Oman
  • Acsolve-C [+ Clindamycin]
    Ind-Swift, India
  • Acta
    Jean-Marie Pharmacal, Hong Kong
  • Ailike-Liang Fu Pharm
    Liangfu Pharmaceutical, China
  • Airful
    Chung Mei, Taiwan
  • Airol
    AHPL, India; Bioglan, Pakistan; Hoffmann La Roche, Kuwait; Orient Europharma, Taiwan; Pierre Fabre, Switzerland; Pierre Fabre Hellas AE, Greece; Pierre Fabre Italia, Italy
  • Airol 0,05%
    Pierre Fabre Dermo, Germany
  • Aknemycin Plus [+ Erythromycin]
    Almirall, United Kingdom; Almirall, Israel; Almirall Hermal, Czech Republic; Almirall Hermal, Germany; Almirall Hermal, Poland; Boots, India; Hermal, Slovakia; iNova, Hong Kong
  • Antiacne
    América, Colombia
  • Arretin
    Valeant, Mexico; Valeant Grossman, Mexico
  • Atralin
    Dow Pharma, United States
  • Atrederm 0.025% [+Tocopherol, α-]
    Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Atrederm 0.05% [+ Tocopherol, α-]
    Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Avita
    Mylan, United States
  • Avitcid
    Orion Pharma, Finland
  • Balisa VAS [+ Urea]
    Riemser Pharma, Germany
  • Beauty [+ Hydroquinone]
    Cid, Egypt
  • Betarretin
    MediHealth, Uruguay; Roemmers, Ecuador; Roemmers, Peru; Roemmers, Venezuela
  • Betarretin H [+ Hydroquinone]
    MediHealth, Uruguay; Roemmers, Ecuador
  • Biacna [+ Clindamycin]
    Valeant Canada, Canada
  • Biovitol-C
    Bioresearch, Mexico
  • Carbamid + VAS Widmer [+ Urea]
    Louis Widmer, Germany
  • Carbamid + VAS Widmer 0.03 [+ Urea, + Dexpanthenol]
    Widmer, Switzerland
  • Clinex Plus [+ Clindamycin]
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Cordes VAS
    Ichthyol, Germany
  • Cosmotrin
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Co-Tone
    Ipram, Pakistan
  • Crometin A
    AGP, Pakistan
  • Depigmen [+ Mequinol]
    Surya Dermato Medica Lab, Indonesia
  • Derm A
    Derm Pharma, Philippines
  • Dermodan
    ITF - Labomed Farmaceutica, Chile
  • Dermodan Plus [+ Erythromycin]
    ITF - Labomed Farmaceutica, Chile
  • Di Wei
    Huabang Medical & Chemical, China
  • Dorpiel
    Ingens, Argentina
  • Efasol [+ Erythromycin]
    Medica Korea, Malaysia
  • Effederm 0.05%
    Bailleul, France
  • Eleneon Plus
    Elegant International, Georgia
  • Epitrel
    Loeffler, Mexico
  • Eritretin [+ Erythromycin]
    Laboratoires Bailleul, Turkey
  • Erylik [+ Erythromycin]
    Bailleul, France; Bailleul-Biorga, Vietnam; Biorga, Lebanon; Biorga, Lithuania; D & M Pharma, Chile; Laboratoires Bailleul-Biorga, Hong Kong
  • Erymed Plus [+ Erythromycin]
    Surya Dermato Medica Lab, Indonesia
  • Eudyna
    Knoll, Kuwait; Tunggal Idaman Abdi/Nordmark, Indonesia; Zydus, India
  • Folister [+ Minoxidil]
    Procaps, Colombia
  • Folister Complex [+ Minoxidil, + Clobetasol]
    Procaps, Colombia
  • Fuqing [+ Erythromycin]
    Shyndec Pharmaceutical, China
  • Hidroquinona + Tret + Acet Fluo Nova Quimica [+ Hydroquinone, + Fluocinolone Acetonide]
    Nova Química Farmacêutica, Brazil
  • Hidroquinona + Tret + Acet Fluoc EMS [+ Hydroquinone, + Fluoxetine]
    EMS, Brazil
  • Hidroquinona + Tret + Acet Fluoc Gen.Germed [+ Hydroquinone, + Fluoxetine]
    Genéric.Germed, Brazil
  • Hidroquinona + Tret + Acet Fluoc Gen.Legrand [+ Hydroquinone, + Fluoxetine]
    Genéric.Legrand, Brazil
  • Hidrosam T
    Andromaco, Argentina
  • Hormoskin [+ Fluocinolone Acetonide, + Hydroquinone]
    Germed Farmaceutica, Brazil
  • Iloticina Plus [+ Erythromycin]
    Investi, Argentina
  • Ilotycin-A
    Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Jin Niu Er [+ Clobetasol]
    Shengbaoluo Pharmaceutical, China
  • Keratosis + Tretinoin Widmer [+ Urea]
    Louis Widmer, Austria
  • Ketrel
    Bailleul, Portugal; Laboratoires Bailleul, Malta; Laboratoires Bailleul-Biorga, Hong Kong
  • Kétrel 0.05%
    Bailleul, France
  • Laudal [+ Hydroquinone, + Dexamethasone]
    Siegfried, Colombia
  • Li Ling
    Yangtze River Pharma, China
  • Locacid
    Pierre Fabre, Lebanon; Pierre Fabre, Portugal; Pierre Fabre, Vietnam; Pierre Fabre Dermatologie, Poland; Simed, Tunisia
  • Lucocid R [+ Hydroquinone]
    Cid, Egypt
  • Lucocid R 3% [+ Hydroquinone]
    Cid, Egypt
  • Medi-Klin TR [+ Clindamycin]
    Surya Dermato Medica Lab, Indonesia
  • Melasmax [+ Hydroquinone, + Dexamethasone]
    Dominguez, Argentina
  • Melavita
    Galenium Pharmasia Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Neoblanc [+ Fluocinolone Acetonide, + Hydroquinone]
    Fortbenton, Argentina; Neophar, Pakistan
  • Neocare
    Cantabria, Spain
  • Neotretin
    Cassara, Argentina
  • Neotretin D 0.005%
    Pablo Cassara, Paraguay
  • Neotretin F 0.050%
    Pablo Cassara, Paraguay; Promofarma, Uruguay
  • Neotretin M 0.025%
    Pablo Cassara, Paraguay
  • Nilac
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Niterey
    Pharmatrix, Argentina
  • Nuface
    Guardian Pharmatama, Indonesia
  • Optimal
    Pharma International, Oman
  • Oskin [+ Hydroquinone, + Fuocinolone Acetonide]
    Nova Química Farmacêutica, Brazil
  • Pigmanorm Widmer [+ Hydroquinone, + Hydrocortisone]
    Louis Widmer, Germany
  • Pinoin
    East West, India
  • Quali-A
    Quality Pharm, Hong Kong
  • Reacel-A
    Offenbach, Mexico
  • Renova
    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, United States
  • Retacnyl
    Galderma, Argentina; Galderma, Ecuador; Galderma, Kuwait; Galderma, Lebanon; Galderma, Mexico; Galderma, Malaysia; Galderma, Peru; Galderma, Philippines; Galderma, Paraguay; Galderma, Singapore; Galderma, Thailand; Galderma, Venezuela; Galderma Chile Laboratorios, Chile; Galderma Laboratories, South Africa
  • Retacnyl 0.025%
    Galderma, France
  • Retacnyl 0.05%
    Galderma, France
  • Ret-A-Pres
    Precimex, Mexico
  • Ret-Avit 0.025%
    CTS, Israel
  • Ret-Avit 0.05%
    CTS, Israel
  • Reticor
    Pharmacore Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Reticrem
    Bussié, Guatemala; Bussié, Honduras
  • Retigel
    Bussié, Guatemala; Bussié, Honduras
  • Retin A
    Yamanouchi, Lebanon
  • Retin-A
    Cilag, Hong Kong; Janssen, Philippines; Janssen, Thailand; Janssen, South Africa; Janssen-Cilag, Italy; Janssen-Cilag, Kuwait; Janssen-Cilag, Mexico; Janssen-Cilag, Oman; Janssen-Cilag, Poland; Johnson & Johnson, Indonesia; Sanofi-Aventis, Bangladesh; Valeant Canada, Canada; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, United States
  • Retin-A Forte [+ Clindamycin]
    Janssen-Cilag, Mexico
  • Retin-A Micro
    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, United States
  • Retino-A
    Johnson & Johnson, India
  • Retinoico Acido Pharma Arte
    Pharma Arte, Paraguay
  • Retirides 0.025%
    Ferrer Internacional, Spain
  • Retirides 0.05%
    Ferrer Internacional, Spain
  • Retirides 0.1%
    Ferrer Internacional, Spain
  • Retisol
    Abdi Ibrahim, Georgia
  • Retrieve
    DermaTech Lab, Hong Kong; iNova, New Zealand; iNova Pharmaceuticals, Australia
  • Reviderm
    Surya Dermato Medica Lab, Indonesia
  • Revize
    Glenmark, India
  • Sebo-Psor [+ Dexamethasone, + Urea]
    Widmer, Switzerland
  • Smooderm
    Dar Al Dawa, Oman
  • Stieva-A
    GlaxoSmithKline, Canada; GlaxoSmithKline, Ecuador; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Singapore; GlaxoSmithKline Australia, Australia; Laboratorios Stiefel de Chile y Cia., Chile; Stiefel, Mexico; Stiefel, Philippines; Stiefel, Paraguay
  • Stievamycin [+ Erythromycin]
    Laboratorios Stiefel de Chile y Cia., Chile; Stiefel, Mexico; Stiefel, Paraguay
  • Suavicid [+ Hydroquinidine, + Fluocinolone Acetonide]
    Legrand/Tarja, Brazil
  • T3 Actin
    Hoe Pharma, Singapore
  • Taripel [+ Clindamycin]
    Mediderm, Chile
  • Tocoderm
    Tocogino, Mexico
  • Tracne
    Interbat, Indonesia
  • Tratacne [+ Erythromycin]
    Raymos, Argentina
  • Tre
    Assos, Turkey
  • Treclin [+ Clindamycin]
    Meda, Ireland; Meda Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Treclin 1%/0.025% [+ Clindamycin]
    Meda, Malta
  • Treclinac [+ Clindamycin]
    Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Meda, Estonia; Meda, Latvia; Meda Pharma, Netherlands; Meda Pharma Sau, Spain; SIA Meda Pharma, Lithuania
  • Treclinax [+ Clindamycin]
    Meda, Luxembourg; Meda Pharma, Belgium
  • Treclinda [+ Clindamycin]
    Dérmico Farm., Uruguay
  • Trena
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Trentin
    Ikapharmindo, Indonesia
  • Treticlin [+ Clindamycin]
    Verisfield, Greece
  • Tretin
    Akur, Turkey
  • Tretinax
    Roemmers, Venezuela
  • Tretin-C [+ Clindamycin]
    Psycorem, India
  • Tretinoin
    Anchen Pharmaceuticals, United States; Barr, United States; Central Procurement & Supplies Unit, Malta; Cheplapharm, United Kingdom; Glenmark Generics, United States; Mylan, United States; Perrigo, United States
  • Tretinoin 0.05%
    Mediphar, Lebanon
  • Tretinoin 0.1%
    Mediphar, Lebanon
  • Tretinoina Bioresearch
    Bioresearch, Mexico
  • Tretinoina Lafedar
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Tretinoína Ramos
    Ramos, Nicaragua
  • Tretinoina Same
    Savoma, Italy
  • Tretinon
    Grupo Carbel, Mexico
  • Tri-Luma [+ Fluocinolone, + Hydroquinone]
    Galderma, Argentina; Galderma, Brazil; Galderma, Hong Kong; Galderma, Mexico; Galderma, Peru; Galderma, Singapore; Galderma, United States
  • Trimacrem [+ Fluocinolone, + Hydroquinone]
    Raymos, Argentina
  • Trinon
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Trinulox [+ Fluocinolone Acetonide, + Hydroquinone]
    EMS, Brazil
  • Ureotop + VAS [+ Urea]
    Dermapharm, Germany
  • Veltin [+ Clindamycin]
    Aqua, United States
  • Vesanoid
    Bioprofarma, Argentina; Catalent, Georgia; Catalent UK, Oman; Cenexi SAS, Serbia; Cheplapharm, Belgium; Cheplapharm, Canada; Cheplapharm, Cyprus; Cheplapharm, Hong Kong; Cheplapharm, Israel; Cheplapharm, Kazakhstan; Cheplapharm, Moldova; Cheplapharm, Netherlands; Cheplapharm, Philippines; Cheplapharm, Taiwan; Cheplapharm, Venezuela; Cheplapharm Arzneimittel, Poland; Cheplapharm Arzneimittel, Serbia; Clinres, Croatia (Hrvatska); CN Unifarm, Romania; Fuji Seiyaku, Japan; Hoffmann La Roche, Kuwait; Kemofarmacija, Slovenia; Kern Pharma, Spain; Medcor Pharmaceuticals, Netherlands; Pharmaco, Australia; Pharmaco, New Zealand; Productos Roche, Chile; Roche, Colombia; Roche, Egypt; Roche, Italy; Roche, Mexico; Roche, Turkey; Roche Uruguay, Uruguay; Sanolabor, Slovenia; Farmoquimica FQM, Brazil
  • Vesanoïd
    SERB Laboratoires, France
  • Vesanoid 10mg
    Cheplapharm Arzneimittel, Austria; CPS Cito Pharma Services, Switzerland
  • Vesanoid Roche
    Cheplapharm, South Africa; Roche, Paraguay
  • Vita Merfen [+ Chlorhexidine, + Benzoxonium Chloride]
    Novartis, Egypt
  • Vitacid
    Surya Dermato Medica Lab, Indonesia; Theraskin, Brazil
  • Vitacid Acne [+ Clindamycin]
    Theraskin, Brazil
  • Vitacid plus [+ Fluocinolone Acetonide, + Hydroquinone]
    Theraskin, Brazil
  • Vitamin A Acid Valeant
    Valeant Canada, Canada
  • Vitanol-A
    Stiefel, Brazil
  • Wei Ai
    General Sanyang Pharmaceutical, China
  • Zalna [+ Clindamycin]
    Meda, Norway; MEDA Pharma, Slovenia
  • Zanea [+ Clindamycin]
    Mylan, France
  • Ziana [+ Clindamycin]
    Medicis Dermatologics, United States
  • Zudenina
    Pharma Investi de Chile, Chile

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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