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Retinoic acid

More information: STITCH, PubChem (stereo-specific compounds: 1, 2, 3) and possibly Wikipedia

ATC Codes: D10AD01, D10AD04, D10BA01, D11AX19, L01XX14, L01XX22

Side effects

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Side effect Data for drug Placebo Labels
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Body temperature increased 83% x x
Bone pain 20-30% - 77% x x
Mucosal dryness 77%
Shivering 63% x x
Dyspnoea 60% x x
Vomiting 51% - 57% x x x
Dermatitis postmarketing — 3.8% - 55% x x x x x x
Oedema peripheral common, 52%
Nasal congestion 24-65% x
Serum creatinine increased 20-56% x
Gastrointestinal haemorrhage 34% x
Chest discomfort 32%
Abdominal pain 31% x x x
Disseminated intravascular coagulation 26%
Gastrointestinal disorder 26%
Respiratory insufficiency 26% x
Mucosal inflammation 26%
Arrhythmia 23% x
Diarrhoea postmarketing, 23% x x x
Weight increased 23% - 32% x
Ototoxicity 19-25% x
Pleural effusion 20% x
Sweating increased 20%
Anorexia 17%
Anxiety postmarketing, 17% x x x
Constipation 17% x x
Injection site reaction 17%
Blood bilirubin increased 16% x x
Excoriation very common x
Skin irritation very common, 3.8% - 6.4% x x x x x
Tenderness very common
Skin exfoliation common — 1.44% - 50% x x x x x x
Skin tenderness very common x x
Redness very common x x
Application site erythema very common x x
Application site pruritus very common x x
Application site stinging very common x x
Dyspepsia 14%
Hypotension 14% x
Pneumonia 14%
Rales 14% x
Wheezing expiratory 14%
Retinoic acid syndrome postmarketing, 25% x x
Abdominal distension 11%
Confusional state 11% x
Hypertension 11%
Phlebitis uncommon, 11%
Eye irritation postmarketing, 11% x x x
Renal impairment 11%
Dysuria 9%
Flank pain 9%
Hepatosplenomegaly 9%
Agitation 9%
Intracranial pressure increased postmarketing, 9% x x x x
Cerebral haemorrhage 9%
Cellulitis uncommon, 8%
Embolism 8% x
Skin burning sensation very common, 1.64% - 7.86% x x x
Erythema very common, 0.205% - 41% x x x x x x x x x x x
Alopecia postmarketing, 13% - 14% x x x x x x x
Hallucination 6%
Cardiac failure 6%
Pallor 6%
Pericarditis 6% x
Lung infiltration 6% x
Face oedema 6%
Fluid imbalance 6%
Inflammation common x
Skin ulcer common
Skin discolouration common
Stinging common x x x x x
Tingling sensation common x
Pain postmarketing — 0% - 37% x x x x x x x x
Pruritus postmarketing — 0.616% - 30% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Dry skin postmarketing — 1.64% - 24-65% x x x x x x x x x x x
Rash postmarketing — 1% - 54% x x x x x x x x x x
Acidosis 3%
Ascites 3%
Dermatitis exfoliative common, 0% - 9% x x
Oedema postmarketing — 0% - 29% x x x x x x x x x x x x
Body temperature decreased 3%
Renal failure acute 3%
Laryngeal oedema 3%
Liver disorder 3%
Lung disorder 3%
Osteitis 3%
Paraesthesia postmarketing — 0% - 22% x x x x x x x x x
Pulmonary oedema 3%
Scotoma 3%
Telangiectasia 3% x
Ulcer 3%
Pollakiuria 3%
Prostatomegaly 3%
Renal tubular necrosis 3%
Swelling postmarketing, common x
Hyperaesthesia 2% x
Pain of skin very common, 0% - 1.04% x x x
Rosacea 1% x
Skin disorder very common, 0% - 8% x x
Papule 1% x
Acne postmarketing, 1% - 5% x x
Bacterial infection uncommon
Angiopathy uncommon
Vesiculobullous rash uncommon
Rash maculo-papular uncommon
Aggression postmarketing x
Agranulocytosis postmarketing x x x x
Anaphylactic shock postmarketing x
Anaemia postmarketing x x x x x x
Arthralgia postmarketing, 20-30% x x x x x x
Arthritis postmarketing x x x x x
Asthenia postmarketing x x x x x
Asthma postmarketing, 3% x
Back pain postmarketing x x x
Behavior disorder postmarketing x x
Mental disorder postmarketing x x x x
Blepharitis postmarketing x x x x x
Bronchospasm postmarketing x x x x x x
Cardiovascular disorder postmarketing x
Central nervous system disorder postmarketing x x
Cheilitis postmarketing, 24-65% - 96% x x x x x x x
Colitis postmarketing x x x x x x
Infection postmarketing — 58% x x x x
Conjunctivitis postmarketing, 19% x x x x x x x
Contusion postmarketing x x x x x
Corneal opacity postmarketing x x x x x x
Deafness postmarketing x
Diabetes mellitus postmarketing x
Dizziness postmarketing, 20% x x x x x x
Drowsiness postmarketing x x x x x
Eczema postmarketing x x x x
Toxic epidermal necrolysis postmarketing x x
Epistaxis postmarketing x x x x x x
Erythema multiforme postmarketing x x
Erythema nodosum postmarketing x x
Oesophagitis postmarketing x x x
Fatigue postmarketing x x x x x x
Flushing postmarketing, 23% x x x x x x
Gingivitis postmarketing x x x x x
Glomerulonephritis postmarketing x x x x x
Headache postmarketing, 29-90% - 86% x x x x x x x x
Partial hearing loss postmarketing x x x
Haematuria postmarketing x x x
Haemorrhage postmarketing — 60% x x x x x x x
Hepatitis postmarketing, 3% x x x x x
Herpes simplex postmarketing x x x x x
Hirsutism postmarketing x x x x x x
Hoarseness postmarketing x x x
Hyperostosis postmarketing x x x x x x
Hypersensitivity postmarketing, uncommon x x x x x x x
Hypertriglyceridaemia postmarketing x x x x x
Hypervitaminosis A postmarketing x x x
Ileitis postmarketing x x x x x
Inflammatory bowel disease postmarketing x x x x x x
Keratitis postmarketing x x x x x x
Lethargy postmarketing x x x x x
Menstrual disorder postmarketing x x x x x
Myositis postmarketing x x
Nasopharyngitis postmarketing x x
Nausea postmarketing x x x x x x x x
Nervousness postmarketing x x x x x
Neutropenia postmarketing x x x x x
Optic neuritis postmarketing x x x x x
Palpitations postmarketing x x x x x
Pancreatitis postmarketing x x x x x x x
Papilloedema postmarketing x x
Paronychia postmarketing x x x x x x
Pregnancy postmarketing x
Proteinuria postmarketing x x x x x
Benign intracranial hypertension postmarketing x x x x x x x x
Psychotic disorder postmarketing x x x x x
Renal failure postmarketing x x
Respiratory tract infection postmarketing x x x x x
Rhabdomyolysis postmarketing x x x
Seborrhoeic dermatitis postmarketing x x x x
Convulsion postmarketing x x x x x x
Stevens-Johnson syndrome postmarketing x x
Cerebrovascular accident postmarketing x x x x x
Suicide postmarketing x x x x
Suicide attempt postmarketing x x x x x
Sunburn postmarketing, 0.616% - 1.04% x x x x x x
Sweating postmarketing x x x x x x x
Syncope postmarketing x x x x
Tachycardia postmarketing x x x x x x
Tendonitis postmarketing x x x x x
Thrombocytopenia postmarketing x x x x
Tinnitus postmarketing x x x x
Urticaria postmarketing x x x x x x x
Vasculitis postmarketing x x x x x x
Disorder sight postmarketing x x x
Wegener's granulomatosis postmarketing x x x x x
Weight decreased postmarketing, 17% x x x x x
Dry mouth postmarketing, 1% x x x x
Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis postmarketing x x
Mood swings postmarketing x x x x x
Photophobia postmarketing x x x x x x
Pyogenic granuloma postmarketing x x x x x x
Cataract postmarketing x x x x x x
Allergic cutaneous angiitis postmarketing x x x
Skin atrophy postmarketing x
Epiphyses premature fusion postmarketing x x x x
Impaired healing postmarketing x x x x
Phosphatase alkaline increased postmarketing x x x
Oesophageal ulcer postmarketing x x x
Sensory disturbance postmarketing x
Abnormalities of the hair postmarketing x x x
Photosensitivity reaction postmarketing x x x x x x x
Skin hyperpigmentation postmarketing, common x x x
Leukoderma postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x
Unspecified disorder of skin and subcutaneous tissue postmarketing x x
Scab postmarketing, very common x x x x x
Eruptive xanthoma postmarketing x x x x
Nail dystrophy postmarketing x x x x x x
Contact lens intolerance postmarketing x
Malaise postmarketing, 66% x x x x x x
Myalgia postmarketing, 14% x x x
Nasal dryness postmarketing, 51% x x x x x
Application site oedema postmarketing
Dry throat postmarketing x
Hepatotoxicity postmarketing x x x x
Depression aggravated postmarketing x
Erythema facial postmarketing x x x x x
Creatine phosphokinase serum increased postmarketing x
Violent postmarketing x x
Sepsis postmarketing x x
Acne fulminans postmarketing x x x x x x
Excessive granulation tissue postmarketing x x x
Dry eye postmarketing x x x x x
Vision blurred postmarketing x x
Photosensitivity postmarketing x x
Suicidal ideation postmarketing x x x x
Violent behavior postmarketing x
Gastrointestinal symptom NOS postmarketing x x x x
Frank hematuria postmarketing x x x
Lymphadenopathy postmarketing — 10% x x x x x x
Localized exfoliation postmarketing — 1.44% - 11.6% x x x x x x x x x x x
Application site rash postmarketing
Visual disturbance postmarketing, 17% x x x x x x x
Skin fragility postmarketing x x x x x
Lip dry postmarketing x x x
Blood glucose increased postmarketing x x x
Basophilia postmarketing x x
Hyperuricaemia postmarketing x x x x x x
Thrombocytosis postmarketing x x
Alopecia reversible postmarketing x x
Decreased night vision postmarketing x x x x x x
Insomnia postmarketing, 14% x x x x x x
Hearing impaired postmarketing x x x
Exostosis postmarketing x
Visual impairment postmarketing x x
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome x x
Pancreatitis acute x
Agnosia
Anger x
Aphasia
Asthenopia x
Blister x x
Clotting
Neoplasm malignant x
Candida infection
Cerebellar syndrome
Neck pain x
Chest pain x x
Coma
Cough x
Cyanosis
Cystitis
Dysphagia
Dehydration
Depression x
Dermatitis contact x
Dry eye syndrome x
Duodenal ulcer x
Dysarthria
Ear disorder
Ear pain
Eye disorder x
Facial paralysis
Fasciitis x
Flatulence
Folliculitis x
Gastritis x
Gout
Hair disorder x
Cardiac arrest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiac failure congestive x
Cardiac murmur
Hemiplegia
Hordeolum x
Hypercalcaemia x x
Hypercholesterolaemia x
Hyperlipidaemia x x
Pulmonary hypertension
Irritability x
Ischaemia
Leukocytosis
Miliaria x
Multi-organ failure x
Musculoskeletal pain x
Myocardial infarction x
Myocarditis
Nail disorder
Nervous system disorder
Numbness
Ochronosis x
Ophthalmoplegia x
Pain in extremity x
Pericardial effusion x
Neuropathy peripheral
Pharyngitis
Renal infarct x
Retinal haemorrhage x
Cardiomyopathy secondary NOS
Septicemia
Shock x
Sinusitis
Skin infection x
Spinal cord disorder
Stomatitis
Thrombosis x x
Tremor
Loss of consciousness
Upper respiratory tract infection x
Urinary tract infection
Urinary tract disorder
Wheezing
Xeroderma
Xerophthalmia
Encephalopathy
Panic attack x
Genital ulceration x
Application site reaction
CNS depression NOS
Creatine phosphokinase increased x
Red blood cell sedimentation rate increased x x
Lactic dehydrogenase activity increased x
Hyporeflexia
Decreased tolerance x
Lacrimation increased x
Skin striae x
Ocular hyperaemia x
Malnutrition
Allergic contact dermatitis x
Acneiform eruption x
Lightheadedness
Distress
Tachypnoea
Decreased appetite x
Asterixis
Teratogenicity x x
Hallucination, auditory x
Discomfort x
Visual acuity reduced x
Neurologic reaction
Euphoric mood x
Ear buzzing
Upset stomach
Buccal mucosa ulceration
Edema of lower extremities x
Groin pain
Weight fluctuation x
Auditory disorder NOS x
Dermatitis perioral x
Ileitis regional x
Rectal haemorrhage x
Scrotal ulcer x
Generalized aching
Lividity x
Cushingoid
Chapped lips x
Secondary infection x
Respiratory distress x
Dementia
Eschar x
Forgetfulness
Fluid overload
Gait disturbance
Cutaneous hypersensitivity x
Blood cholesterol increased x
Drug interaction x
Hypoxemia
Febrile neutropenia x
White blood cell count decreased x
Dry scalp
Infestation NOS x
Blood and lymphatic system disorders
Blood alkaline phosphatase increased x
Blood triglycerides increased x
Local reaction x x
Headache occurring x
Musculoskeletal stiffness x
Musculoskeletal discomfort x
Cerebellar oedema
Sensitisation x
Post-traumatic pain
Slow speech
Somnolence
Unspecified visual loss x

Indications

Information about indications was extracted from the indications and usage sections of the labels.

TRETINOIN / RETIN-A MICRO

Side effects:3
Source:Health Canada

TRETINOIN / VITAMIN A ACID 0.01% GEL

Side effects:5
Source:Health Canada

Tretinoin

Side effects:7
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

Tretinoin

Side effects:8
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

alitretinoin

Side effects:8
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

Tretinoin

Side effects:8
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

tretinoin

Side effects:8
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

Tretinoin

Side effects:9
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

Isotretinoin

Side effects:13
Source:medicines.org.au

ISOTREX GEL / Isotrex, Topical gel

Side effects:13
Source:Medsafe

ALITRETINOIN / PANRETIN

Side effects:20
Source:FDA

/ TRI-LUMA

Side effects:24
Source:FDA

Tretinoin

Side effects:65
Source:BC Cancer

ISOTRETINOIN / CLARUS

Side effects:101
Source:Health Canada

isotretinoin / Accutane

Side effects:102
Source:FDA

isotretinoin / Accutane

Side effects:106
Source:FDA

Isotretinoin / ISOTRETINOIN CAPSULES

Side effects:133
Source:medicines.org.au

ISOTRETINOIN

Side effects:148
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

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    postmarketing
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