Panretin gel is used to treat skin lesions in patients with AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma (KS). Panretin gel is applied directly to the skin lesions, and not used when treatment with internal anti-KS treatment is required. Applying Panretin gel does not prevent new KS lesions from appearing on your skin.

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... ALITRETINOIN (Panretin®) is a naturally occurring form of vitamin A. It is applied to the skin to treat Kaposi''s sarcoma lesions. This gel does not treat lung or intestinal Kaposi''s sarcoma or prevent the appearance of new skin lesions. An oral form of alitretinoin is under investigation for the treatment of Kaposi''s sarcoma, breast cancer, multiple myeloma, prostate cancer and other diseases. Generic alitretinoin gel is not yet available. ...
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... Panretin gel is used to treat skin lesions in patients with AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma (KS). Panretin gel is applied directly to the skin lesions, and not used when treatment with internal anti...
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    ... Panretin gel is used to treat skin lesions in patients with AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma (KS). Panretin gel is applied directly to the skin lesions, and not used when treatment with internal anti...

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