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Zipac 20 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Zipac Tablet

Zipac Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dry skin

How to use Zipac 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. Zipac 20 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Zipac Tablet works

Zipac 20 mg 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).

Zipac Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Zipac 20 mg 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
UNSAFE
Zipac 20 mg Tablet 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
Zipac 20 mg Tablet 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
Zipac 20 mg Tablet 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
Zipac 20 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zipac 20 mg 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
Zipac 20 mg 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 Zipac Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Zipac 20 mg 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.

Alternate Brands

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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 Zipac 20 mg Tablet activity.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zipac

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acne is less now but too much pore on the face taking lacne 20mg from 2 years
Dr. Shalini Patodiya
Skin Specialist
You can go for lasers for pores
Sir I am suffering from nodular acne on my face and my doctor suggested some of the following medicines. Acutret 20mg daily Aziblue alternate days Wegamycin gel Sofradox cream I m taking these medicines from past 2 months and from last week I am experiencing mild groin pain mainly in right testicle feels like a mild strain. Is it due to excessive dosage of Aziblue (azithromycin) or there may be another issue? Thanks in advance.
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Sexologist
Get ultrasound scrotum done n urine routine examination
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References
  1. Robertson DB, Maibach HI. Dermatologic Pharmacology. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 1056.
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