Acutret 5mg Capsule

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Ipca Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Acutret 5mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

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₹8.0/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Acutret Capsule

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Uses of Acutret Capsule

Acutret 5mg Capsule is used in the treatment of acne.
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Side effects of Acutret Capsule

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Anemia, Reduced blood platelets, Eyelid inflammation, Conjunctivitis, Dry eye, Eye irritation, Dry skin, Dermatitis, Exfoliative dermatitis, Itching, Increased liver enzymes.

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How to use Acutret Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Acutret 5mg Capsule with food.

How Acutret Capsule works

Acutret 5mg capsule works by slowing the production of certain natural substances that can cause acne.

In Depth Information on Acutret Capsule

Expert advice for Acutret Capsule

  • Do not take isotretinoin, if you are allergic to isotretinoin, vitamin A or any other ingredients of the capsule.
  • Follow adequate contraceptive measures while on treatment with oral or topical isotretinoin.
  • Do not use if you are planning to become pregnant, already pregnant or breast feeding.
  • Women must use at least two methods of contraception while using isotretinoin to avoid becoming pregnant. Even men receiving isotretinoin must use contraception.
  • Do not take vitamin A supplements with isotretinoin.
  • Use sunscreen to protect skin from sunlight and UV rays (like sunlamps or tanning beds) while on isotretinoin treatment.
  • Do not use waxing for hair removal or do any dermabrasion or lazer skin treatments while on therapy with isotretinoin.
  • Do get your blood lipid levels, liver function, blood cell count and pregnancy test done before starting isotretinoin.
  • Do not donate blood till 30 days have passed after last capsule is taken.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Acutret 5mg Capsule
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking isotretinoin with alcohol may have unpleasant side ef
fects such as fast heartbeats, warmth or redness under your skin, tingly feeling, nausea, and vomiting.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Acutret 5mg Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
UNSAFE
Acutret 5mg Capsule is usafe to use during lactation. Data
suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breast feeding is not advisable.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Your night vision may get worse during your treatment. This can happen suddenly. Drowsiness and dizziness have been reported very rarely. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
Acutret 5mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Acutret 5mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

If you experience excessive tiredness, puffy eyes and difficulty in urination while taking this medicine, inform your doctor and stop the therapy.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Acutret 5mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients wi
th liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Isotretinoin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Acutret 5mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Isotretinoin

Q. Is isotretinoin a steroid?
No, isotretinoin is not a steroid
Q. Is isotretinoin effective?
Isotretinoin is effective when used for indication and at doses advised by the doctor
Q. Can it be used for oily skin?
It should not be used merely to treat oily skin
Q. Can it be used for mild acne and does it clear scars permanently?
It should not be used for mild acne but only for severe acne which has not responded to other treatment. It may not clear scars permanently
Q. How long can I use isotretinoin?
Isotretinoin has to be used for at least 4-6 weeks. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding the duration of use and do not self-medicate or use for extended period of time
Q. Can isotretinoin be taken with milk?
Yes isotretinoin can be taken with milk
Q. Does isotretinoin cause weight gain/weight loss/hair loss/affect menstrual cycle?
Isotretinoin is not known to commonly cause weight gain/weight loss/hair loss/affect menstrual cycle
Q. Can I take ibuprofen/ creatinine/ vitamins/ Tylenol (paracetamol)/ antibiotics with isotretinoin?
There are no known drug-drug interactions between isotretinoin and ibuprofen/ creatinine/ vitamins other than Vitamin A/ Tylenol (paracetamol). However, vitamin A used in addition to isotretinoin can cause vitamin A toxicity. Tetracycline antibiotics and isotretinoin may lead to increase in pressure in the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. Doctor's advice should be strictly followed about taking any medications along with isotretinoin
Q. Is isotretinoin same as tretinoin/ Accutane?
Accutane is the brand name for isotretinoin. Isotretinoin and tretinoin are different from each other, but they are forms of vitamin A and have similar indications of use
Q. Is isotretinoin a permanent cure for acne?
Isotretinoin is effective for severe acne not responding to other treatment. It does prevent acne from returning for a long time after a single course. However, in few cases, acne may return or flare-up.
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