Isotret

Zydus Cadila

Composition for Isotret Products

Isotret Products are primarily used for

About Isotret Products

Uses of Isotret Products

Isotretinoin is used in the treatment of acne.

Isotret Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Isotret 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 Isotret 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 Isotret Products

Frequently asked questions about Isotret Products

Frequently asked questions about Isotretinoin

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

Products for Isotret

Isotret 20mg Capsule
strip of 10 capsules
Zydus Cadila
MRP
172.65
Not Available
Isotret 10mg Capsule
strip of 10 capsules
Zydus Cadila
MRP
171.4
Not Available

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