CA ATRA-10 contains Tretinoin (All Trans Retinic Acid) which is an anti-cancer ("antineoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug. ATRA is classified as a "retinoid."
ATRA is used to treat acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL, APML).
CA ATRA-10 is given by mouth (in capsule form). One size capsule - 10mg, do not crush chew or dissolve capsules. Protect from light.Take CA ATRA-10 with food. It also is used as a lotion (topical) for patients with acne and certain rashes.The amount of CA ATRA-10 you will receive depends on many factors, including your height and weight, your general health or other health problems, and the type of cancer you have. Your doctor will determine your dosage and schedule.