What is Tretinoin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: All-transretinoic Acid Vesanoid


Tretinoin, sometimes known as all trans retinoic acid (ATRA), is an anticancer drug used for acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) with the classification FAB M3.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Tretinoin

Side effect Patients
Headaches 1

Why patients stopped taking Tretinoin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Tretinoin


Stopped taking Tretinoin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Tretinoin.