ISOTRETINOIN 20 MG SOFT GEL CAPS
Isotretinoin is used to prevent severe acne. It is also termed as 13-cis-retinoic acid. It belongs to the retinoids group of drugs. It decreases facial oil (sebum) production which is responsible for severe acne. The severe acne can cause permanent scarring on the skin if not treated well. Very rarely, but Isotretinoin can also be used to treat skin cancer.
There are few side effects due to the Isotretinoin. These effects are rare or minor, but if it is causing trouble, consult your doctor. Some general side effects patient may feel are
Aware your doctors about your medical history. Especially if the patient is already suffering from diseases like diabetes, liver disease, high blood fats (triglycerides), eating disorders (e.g., anorexia nervosa), alcohol abuse, obesity, pancreatitis, psychiatric disorders (including depression), bone loss conditions.
Isotretinoin is taken twice a day. Do not overdose. It’s swallowed directly without chewing or crushing.