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Isotroin 10 Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Isotroin Capsule

Isotroin Capsule side effects

Common
  • Dry skin

How to use Isotroin 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. Isotroin 10 Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Isotroin Capsule works

Isotroin 10 Capsule 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).

Isotroin Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Isotroin 10 Capsule 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
UNSAFE
Isotroin 10 Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Isotroin 10 Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Isotroin 10 Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Isotroin 10 Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Isotroin 10 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.
Liver
UNSAFE
Isotroin 10 Capsule 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 Isotroin Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Isotroin 10 Capsule, 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 Isotroin 10 Capsule activity.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Isotroin

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I have been continuously taking medicines for acne but its not going away, Isotroin was medicine which was given but i have stopped taking that before 1 year because it was not working, what should I do now?
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Face clin gel for application twice daily over pimplesPlease send details of other medicinesTests :- complete blood picture , fasting lipid profile , liver function test
i take isotroin 20 mg tabs for acne by docs advice i got lowerbackache after take it is it common or something else?can i keep moving on or not?
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Hw long r u taking isotroin This problem is not commonly seen with isotretinoin. . Still i'LL suggest u to visit the doctor u'r consulting. an xray and if reqd MRI may be needed bt first of all visit the doctor so that he can revaluate u
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