Q. Is Gloret 20mg Tablet safe to use?
Gloret 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, Gloret 20mg Tablet should not be used by pregnant women because it can cause severe birth defects.
Q. Is Gloret 20mg Tablet a steroid?
No, Gloret 20mg Tablet is a retinoid (vitamin A) which is used to treat severe types of acne.
Q. What are the recommended tests during Gloret 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 Gloret 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 Gloret 20mg Tablet has shown that the symptoms in the patients with acne may continue to improve following treatment with Gloret 20mg Tablet.
Q. Why is Gloret 20mg Tablet so dangerous during pregnancy?
If pregnancy occurs during treatment with Gloret 20mg Tablet then, there is an extremely high risk that the baby may be born with severe birth defects.
Q. Can Gloret 20mg Tablet cause cancer?
No, there are no reports of Gloret 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 Gloret 20mg Tablet?
A normal course of treatment of Gloret 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 Gloret 20mg Tablet affect male fertility?
No, Gloret 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 Gloret 20mg Tablet damage your liver?
There may be a transient increase in liver enzymes with Gloret 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 Gloret 20mg Tablet.