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Glotret 20 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Glotret Tablet

Glotret Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dry skin

How to use Glotret Tablet

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. Glotret 20 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Glotret Tablet works

Glotret 20 Tablet is a derivative of vitamin A. It acts on glands (sebaceous) to reduce the production of a natural substance (sebum) that causes acne. Also, the controlled sebum production kills acne-causing bacteria. It also works as an anti-inflammatory to decrease inflammation (redness and swelling).

Glotret Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Glotret 20 Tablet. Taking isotretinoin with alcohol may have unpleasant side effects such as fast heartbeats, warmth or redness under your skin, tingly feeling, nausea, and vomiting.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Glotret 20 Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Glotret 20 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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.
Kidney
Glotret 20 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Glotret 20 Tablet 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.
Liver
UNSAFE
Glotret 20 Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Glotret Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Glotret 20 Tablet, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Avoid face waxing and laser treatment while using this medicine as it makes your skin more fragile.
  • Avoid taking tetracycline as it may reduce the Glotret 20 Tablet activity.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Glotret

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During summer there is always acne on my face. Sometimes it comes on my thigh and butt too. What is the problem ??
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Pimples more in summers are due to aggravated Pitta dosha in your body. Avoid spicy, oily and hotr food items.Take gulkand 1 spoon twice with water,Panch tikt GHrit Guggul 2 tablet twice with water,, Syrup khadirarisht 20 ml twice with water after meal.
Having acne (white) with pus on face since last 3 years. Taking Azee 500 and Isotretinoin 20 but not regular
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
Nadoxin gel at night over pimples and ahaglow face wash
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