Drug interaction for TRETIVA
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION for TRETIVAIsotretinoin(20 mg)
How it works
Common side effects
Changes in skin color, Skin peeling, Cracking of skin, Cracked lips, Dry lips, Dry skin, Bleeding gums, Impaired healing, Increased sweating, Nail disorder, Nose bleed, Nose pain, Sore throat, Voice change, Hoarseness of voice, Abnormal hair growth on a women face and body
SUBSTITUTES for TRETIVA
- ISOTROIN 20 MG CAPSULE(10 capsules in strip)Cipla LtdRs. 21.55/capsuleRs. 215.50pay 20% more per capsule
- SOTRET 20 MG CAPSULE(10 capsules in strip)Ranbaxy Laboratories LtdRs. 18.80/capsuleRs. 188pay 5% more per capsule
- ISOTANE 20 MG CAPSULE(10 capsules in strip)Micro Labs LtdRs. 20.08/capsuleRs. 200.80pay 12% more per capsule
- ACUTRET 20 MG CAPSULE(10 capsules in strip)Ipca Laboratories LtdRs. 19.80/capsuleRs. 198pay 11% more per capsule
- D ACNE I 20 MG CAPSULE(10 capsules in strip)Glenmark Pharmaceuticals LtdRs. 19/capsuleRs. 190pay 6% more per capsule
Expert advice for TRETIVA
- 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.