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Acfree Products are primarily used for

About Acfree Products

Uses of Acfree Products

Isotretinoin is used in the treatment of acne.

Acfree Products side effects


Side Effects of Acfree are Dry skin, Dry eye, Dermatitis, Dry lips, Nosebleeds, Back pain, Joint pain, Headache, Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages), Increased creatine phosphokinase level in blood, Lip inflammation, Reduced visual acuity.

How Acfree Products work

Isotretinoin 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).

Patient Concerns about Acfree Products

Frequently asked questions about Acfree Products

Frequently asked questions about Isotretinoin

Q. Is Acfree 20mg Tablet safe to use?
Acfree 20mg Tablet should be used with care since it is associated with significant adverse reactions. It should be used only for patients with severe nodular acne who are unresponsive to conventional therapy, including systemic antibiotics. In addition, Acfree 20mg Tablet should not be used by pregnant women because it can cause severe birth defects.
Q. Is Acfree 20mg Tablet a steroid?
No, Acfree 20mg Tablet is a retinoid (vitamin A) which is used to treat severe types of acne.
Q. What are the recommended tests during Acfree 20mg Tablet therapy?
Your liver enzymes and serum lipids will be checked before the treatment is started. These levels will also be monitored 1 month after the start of treatment and subsequently at 3 monthly intervals unless more frequent monitoring is clinically indicated.
Q. Is the effect of Acfree 20mg Tablet permanent?
It has been observed in many patients that a single 15-20-week course effectively cures the condition and prevents it from coming back. If at all a second course is required, one should wait for at least 8 weeks after completion of the first course. This is because experience with Acfree 20mg Tablet has shown that the symptoms in the patients with acne may continue to improve following treatment with Acfree 20mg Tablet.
Q. Why is Acfree 20mg Tablet so dangerous during pregnancy?
If pregnancy occurs during treatment with Acfree 20mg Tablet then, there is an extremely high risk that the baby may be born with severe birth defects.
Q. Can Acfree 20mg Tablet cause cancer?
No, there are no reports of Acfree 20mg Tablet causing cancer. In fact, it may be useful in some forms of head, skin, and neck cancers.
Q. What are the long-term side effects of Acfree 20mg Tablet?
A normal course of treatment of Acfree 20mg Tablet is 15–20 weeks. Therefore, the long-term effects of low doses have not been studied. However, it may have some effect on bone mineral density. It may decrease bone mineral density in some patients, resulting in osteoporosis or fractures.
Q. Does Acfree 20mg Tablet affect male fertility?
No, Acfree 20mg Tablet does not affect the fertility of male patients. No significant effects were seen on ejaculate volume, sperm count, total sperm motility, morphology, or seminal plasma fructose.
Q. Does Acfree 20mg Tablet damage your liver?
There may be a transient increase in liver enzymes with Acfree 20mg Tablet use. Therefore, regular laboratory tests are required. These values generally return to normal after some time. If the levels remain elevated for a long time, your doctor may discontinue the use of Acfree 20mg Tablet.

Products for Acfree

Acfree 20mg Tablet
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Acfree 10mg Tablet
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