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Is Anyone Currently Using Acitretin To Treat Their Psoriasis?

Has anyone used the drug Acitretin? I’m about to begin and the list of side effects has me nervous. Please let me know if I’m anxious for no reason and how effective it has been. My psoriasis is on my hands and feet. My hands are so painful. Please any feedback is appreciated!

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  1. Hello , I am sorry you haven't received any responses to your question. Have you started Acitretin yet? I am including an article about Acitretin that I hope will be helpful for you. Please keep us posted on how you are doing on the medicine. Wishing you all the best.
    Jill, Community Moderator
    https://plaquepsoriasis.com/psoriasis-affect-health/soriatane-reviews-how-well-works-side-effects/

    1. Thanks for the article. Yes I began a week ago today. So far mild upset stomach (but I have reflux issues).
      Dry lips. Sun sensitivity. My face is bright red. Not sure it’s related or not as I’m wearing masks at work and cpap at night so could be just that irritating it. No change in my fingers yet. Seems to be on its regular cycle of peeling. I’m also still doing regiment of vitamin d cream 2x a day and this week betamethasone thanks again for your help

      1. Hi @kb123, thanks for letting us know. Please keep us posted on how you are doing and if you find the medicine helps with your fingers. Wishing you all the best.
        Jill, Community Moderator

    2. Thank you. I will. May take awhile to see results

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