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Composition

Isotretinoin(20mg)

SALT INFORMATION

Isotretinoin(20mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

Gram negative folliculitis, keratinization disorders, mild acne in patients with dysmorphohobia, rosacea, severe acne.

SIDE EFFECTS

Thrombocytopenia, hepatitis, myalgia, hypercholesterolemia, alopecia, abdominal pain, blurred vision, arthralgia, cheilitis, nasal bleeding, skin sepsis, desquamation, facial dermatitis, epistaxis.

DRUG INTERACTION

Isotretinoin is known to interact with other drugs like carbamazepine, resorcinol, retinol (Vitamin A), sodium thiosulphate, tetracycline (HCl). Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Isotretinoin noticeably reduces the production of sebum and shrinks the sebaceous glands. It stabilises keratinization and prevents comedones from forming. It also reduces inflammation in moderate-severe inflammatory acne. The exact mechanism of action is unknown, however it is known that it alters DNA transcription.

SUBSTITUTES

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  • Acnex (20mg)
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    Unichem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 11.71/Capsule
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    Rs. 117.10
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  • Acnex (20mg)
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    Unichem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 12.39/Capsule
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    Rs. 123.89
    save 18% more per Capsule
  • Acnestar (20mg)
    (10 Capsule in Strip)
    Mankind Pharma
    Rs. 8.75/Capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 87.54
    save 42% more per Capsule
  • Yerdon (20mg)
    (10 Capsule in Strip)
    Auriga Labs
    Rs. 9.90/Capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 99
    save 34% more per Capsule
  • Acnestar (20mg)
    (10 Capsule in Strip)
    Mankind Pharma
    Rs. 10.40/Capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 104
    save 31% more per Capsule

INTERACTIONS

Can I take Tretiva (20mg) during pregnancy?

The drug should not be used by pregnant women. Experiences of drug use and evidence from studies in pregnant women have shown high risk to fetus. The risk of drug use in pregnant women outweighs the benefit.

Can I take Tretiva (20mg) while breastfeeding/lactation?

Contraindicated: The drug should not be used by breastfeeding women, as evidences from studies have shown that there is a high risk of causing significant damage to infants.

Can I take Tretiva (20mg) with alcohol?

No studies found