Bexarotene

( Generic Targretin )

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Bexarotene

Drug Info for bexarotene

Bexarotene is used to treat cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL, a type of lymphoma [cancer] that attacks the skin) in people whose disease could not be treated successfully with at least one other medication. Bexarotene is in a class of medications called retinoids. It works by stopping the growth of cancer cells.

  • Targretin

Oral routeMedicines used to treat cancer are very strong and can have many side effects. Before receiving this medicine, make sure you understand all the risks and benefits. It is important for you to work closely with your doctor during your treatment.

Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use. Do not use more than directed.

Oral routeIt is best to take this medicine with food or milk.

Swallow each capsule whole. Do not chew or dissolve the capsule in liquid or in your mouth.

Do not touch the capsules if they are broken or leaking. If the medicine gets on your skin, wash with soap and water right away. Then call your doctor.

Read and follow the patient instructions that come with this medicine. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.

Missed dose: Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

Oral routeAsk your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any leftover medicine after you have finished your treatment. You will also need to throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to bexarotene, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Oral routeThis medicine may cause birth defects if either partner is using it during conception or pregnancy. Tell your doctor right away if you or your partner becomes pregnant. Birth control pills may not work properly while you are taking this medicine. Use 2 forms of birth control together beginning 1 month before you start taking this medicine and continuing until 1 month after you stop.

You must have a negative pregnancy test before you will be allowed to take this medicine. You will also be required to have a pregnancy test 1 week before treatment and every month during your treatment.

Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding or you had an allergic reaction to acitretin or similar medicines. Tell your doctor if you have kidney or liver disease, ovarian cancer, cataracts, diabetes, high cholesterol, thyroid problems, or a history of gallbladder disease or pancreatitis. Tell your doctor if you drink large amounts of alcohol.

This medicine may cause the following problems: Blurred vision or vision changesIncreased cholesterol levelsPancreatitis

This medicine may make you bleed, bruise, or get infections more easily. Take precautions to prevent illness and injury. Wash your hands often.

This medicine may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Wear sunscreen. Do not use sunlamps or tanning beds.

Your doctor will check your progress and the effects of this medicine at regular visits. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Unusual bleeding or bruising

Some medicines and foods can affect how bexarotene works. Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following: Atorvastatin, carboplatin, erythromycin, gemfibrozil, itraconazole, ketoconazole, paclitaxel, phenobarbital, phenytoin, rifampin, or tamoxifen Insulin, diabetes medicine that you take by mouth (such as glimepiride, glipizide, glyburide, pioglitazone, rosiglitazone), or vitamin A supplements

Do not eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice while you are using this medicine.

Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding or you had an allergic reaction to acitretin or similar medicines. Tell your doctor if you have kidney or liver disease, ovarian cancer, cataracts, diabetes, high cholesterol, thyroid problems, or a history of gallbladder disease or pancreatitis. Tell your doctor if you drink large amounts of alcohol.

This medicine may cause the following problems: Blurred vision or vision changesIncreased cholesterol levelsPancreatitis

This medicine may make you bleed, bruise, or get infections more easily. Take precautions to prevent illness and injury. Wash your hands often.

This medicine may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Wear sunscreen. Do not use sunlamps or tanning beds.

Your doctor will check your progress and the effects of this medicine at regular visits. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Rapid weight gain, swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet
  • Shortness of breath
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Blurred vision or changes in vision
  • Dark urine or pale stools, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, stomach pain, yellow skin or eyes
  • Feeling tired, low on energy, or unusually cold
  • Fever, chills, cough, sore throat, and body aches
  • Sudden and severe stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, lightheadedness
  • Back pain
  • Weakness or tiredness
  • Dry skin, itching, or mild skin rash, or skin sensitivity to sunlight
  • Trouble sleeping
Frequently Asked Questions

The average retail price of Bexarotene without insurance is roughly $1,887 for a supply of 10, 75 mg oral capsules. The pricing of Bexarotene can vary greatly depending on the quantity, dosage, and pharmacy location. Use our Bexarotene coupon at participating pharmacies in order to receive the best available pricing.

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Bexarotene is a generic medication and is available under the brand name Targretin. Use our free coupon for savings on Bexarotene or the brand-name version.

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