Acne & Skin Care
Accutane 20 mg
Accutane is a retinoid used for the treatment of severe acne. Accutane contains Isotretinoin, a structural analogue of vitamin A. As it has analogical structure to vitamin A, the therapeutic characteristics are similar.
Take Accutane by mouth with a glass of water, with or without food. Avoid cutting, crushing or chewing this medicine. Do not take the medicine more often than it is prescribed. Do not give up taking it except on the advice of your doctor. It may need time for the medicine to help. Consult your doctor concerning proper dose for you.
Inform your health care professional if you have any allergies or if you have diabetes, osteoporosis or other bone disorders, asthma, heart disease, kidney or liver problems. Avoid taking vitamin supplements that contain vitamin A. Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking while being treated with this medication. Aged people can be more sensitive to side effects of the medicine. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feed.
Accutane should not be used by patients having demonstrated a reaction of hypersensitivity to it. Side effects: drowsiness, constipation, headache, dizziness, vomiting, diarrhea, skin rashes.
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