Retinol and derivatives of retinol that play an essential role in metabolic functioning of the retina, the growth of and differentiation of epithelial tissue, the growth of bone, reproduction, and the immune response. Dietary vitamin A is derived from a variety of CAROTENOIDS found in plants. It is enriched in the liver, egg yolks, and the fat component of dairy products.
|Drug||Drug Name||Drug Description|
|DB00523||Alitretinoin||A vitamin A derivative used to treat Kaposi's sarcoma and used off label to treat chronic hand eczema and psoriasis.|
|DB00755||Tretinoin||A vitamin A derivative used to treat acne vulgaris, certain types of promyelocytic leukemia, and fine wrinkles.|
|DB00162||Vitamin A||A vitamin important for retinal function that is used clinically to correct vitamin A deficiency.|
|DB06755||Beta carotene||A vitamin A precursor found in various nutritional supplements and health products.|
|DB14097||13-cis-12-(3'-Carboxyphenyl)retinoic acid||Not Annotated|