Retinoids

Alitretinoin

Other generic names:
Forumla:
9-cis-retinoic acid C20H28O2
Trade names
Panretin and Toctino
Class (action)
Class (chemical)
Retinoid agonist
Administration
Topical
Notes
Can be given orally, too.

Bexarotene

Other generic names:
Forumla:
C24H28O2
Trade names
Targretin
Class (action)
Class (chemical)
Retinoid agonist
Administration
Oral and Topical
Notes
Benzoic acid derivative.

Tretinoin

Other generic names:
Forumla:
all-trans retinoic acid or ATRA C20H28O2
Trade names
Vesanoid
Class (action)
Class (chemical)
Retinoid agonist
Administration
Oral (for cancer)
Notes
Related to Vitamin A.  Used for many skin conditions (as topical preparation), and for leukemia (when swallowed.)