BEXAROTENE GEL - TOPICAL
Common Brand Name(s): Targretin
Phonetic Pronunciation: (bex-ER-oh-teen)
Information last revised May 2010
Bexarotene is used to treat skin problems from a certain type of cancer (cutaneous T-cell lymphoma-CTCL). It works by slowing or stopping the growth of these cancer cells. Bexarotene belongs to a class of drugs called retinoids (drugs related to vitamin A).
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