Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Acitretine; Etretin; Neotigason; RO 101670; Soriatane

Latest Information Update: 10 Jul 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Roche
  • Developer Allergan; Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Innovaderm Research; Roche; Stiefel Laboratories; University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Class Antipsoriatics; Keratolytics; Retinoids
  • Mechanism of Action Retinoic acid receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Psoriasis
  • Discontinued Cancer; Dermatitis

Most Recent Events

  • 10 Jul 2017 Discontinued - Phase-II for Psoriasis (Adjunctive treatment) in USA (PO), because not listed on Allergan pipeline, July 2017
  • 10 Jul 2017 Discontinued - Phase-II/III for Dermatitis in Canada (PO), because not listed on Allergan pipeline, July 2017
  • 15 Dec 2016 Biomarkers information updated
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