What Is CA Atra 10mg
CA Atra 10mg composition of All-trans Retinoic Acid (Tretinoin) which works by promoting the growth of normal, mature cells in the bone marrow and blood. Tretinoin comes in a class of drugs known as retinoids, which are related to vitamin A. Tretinoin is used with other medications to treat a certain type of Cancer of the white blood cells (APL-acute promyelocytic leukemia).
ca atra 10 mg uses treat a type of blood problem called ‘acute promyelocytic leukaemia’. It works by slowing the growth of certain types of diseased blood cells.
all-trans retinoic acid drugs that are relatives of vitamin A. Retinoids control normal cell growth, cell differentiation (the normal process of making cells different from each other), and cell death during embryonic development and in certain tissues later in life. Retinoids effects on the cells are controlled by receptors on the nucleus of each cell (nuclear receptors).
There are two major classes of retinoid nuclear receptors: retinoic acid receptors (RAR) and retinoid-X-receptors (RXR). There are also subtypes within each class. Each of these types of receptors has different functions in different tissues. The different retinoid drugs work by binding to different receptors; which, in turn, affect cell growth and differentiation.
Major & minor for ca atra 10 mg side effects
- Low blood pressure
- High blood pressure
Before starting treatment, make sure you tell your doctor about any other medications you are taking (including prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins, herbal remedies, etc.).
Do not receive any kind of immunization or vaccination without your doctor’s approval while taking.
Inform your health care professional if you are pregnant or may be pregnant prior to starting this treatment. Pregnancy category D ( may be hazardous to the fetus. Women who are pregnant or become pregnant must be advised of the potential hazard to the fetus).
Because of the extremely high risk that a deformed infant can result if pregnancy occurs while taking in any amount even for short periods of time, for both men and women: Do not conceive a child (get pregnant) while taking. Two methods of effective contraception are recommended for women of childbearing potential, unless absolute abstinence is the chosen method. Discuss with your doctor when you may safely become pregnant or conceive a child after therapy.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Do not use after the expiry date which is stated on the label and carton. Glass bottles: Do not store above 30°C. Keep the bottle tightly closed in order to protect from moisture. Keep the bottle in the outer carton in order to protect from light. Blister packs: Do not store above 30°C. Keep the blisters in the outer carton in order to protect from light. ca atra 10 mg dosage should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.