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Alitretinoin



Alitretinoin
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(2E,4E,6Z,8E)-3,7-dimethyl-9-(2,6,6-trimethyl-
1-cyclohexenyl)nona-2,4,6,8-tetraenoic acid
Identifiers
CAS number 5300-03-8
ATC code L01XX22
PubChem 449171
DrugBank APRD00017
Chemical data
Formula C20H28O2 
Mol. mass 300.435 g/mol
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Alitretinoin is an antineoplastic agent, used topically for the treatment of skin lesions associated with AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma.

Additional recommended knowledge

It is a first generation retinoid.

 
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