Teva's Take Action to Prevent Pregnancy (T.A.P.P.) is dedicated to making sure that acitretin is used as safely as possible. The program provides women and their healthcare providers with information about the risk of birth defects associated with Acitretin use. A variety of tools are available through T.A.P.P. to help prevent the occurrence of pregnancy during use of Acitretin and for three years after the last dose.

If you think you've become pregnant while taking Acitretin or within 3 years of stopping:

  • Stop taking Acitretin
  • Call your doctor to tell him/her you might be pregnant
  • Call Teva Pharmaceuticals: 855.850.2138
  • Or call FDA MedWatch: 800.FDA.1088 (800.332.1088)
For 24 hour, toll-free, automated birth control counseling
please call: 855.850.2138