Isotino 5 Capsule

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  • Contains / Salt: Isotretinoin (5 mg)
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Isotino 5 Capsule Information

Isotino 5 Capsule is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Capsule. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Pimples.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Isotino 5 Capsule. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Isotino 5 Capsule can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Isotino 5 Capsule go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Isotino 5 Capsule is Severe for pregnant women and Moderate for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Isotino 5 Capsule has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Isotino 5 Capsule related warnings section.

Isotino 5 Capsule can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Isotino 5 Capsule in conditions like Depression. Some other conditions that can be affected by Isotino 5 Capsule are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Isotino 5 Capsule have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

You should also be aware that Isotino 5 Capsule is safe while driving, and is addiction.



Isotino 5 Capsule Benefits & Uses

Isotino 5 Capsule is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Isotino 5 Capsule Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Pimples (Acne)
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 5 months
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Pimples (Acne)
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 5 months
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Pimples (Acne)
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 5 months
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Isotino 5 Capsule Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Isotino 5 Capsule safe for pregnant women?


    Isotino has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Isotino without medical advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Isotino 5 Capsule safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Isotino. Immediately discontinue Isotino if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Isotino 5 Capsule on the Kidneys?


    Isotino has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Isotino 5 Capsule on the Liver?


    The liver can be affected by Isotino. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Isotino only after medical advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Isotino 5 Capsule on the Heart?


    You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Isotino. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate


Isotino 5 Capsule Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Isotino 5 Capsule unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Isotino 5 Capsule

  • Is this Isotino 5 Capsule habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Isotino 5 Capsule is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Isotino 5 Capsule will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Isotino 5 Capsule only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Isotino 5 Capsule in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Isotino 5 Capsule Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Isotino 5 Capsule


    Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Isotino 5 Capsule to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Isotino 5 Capsule


    Taking Isotino 5 Capsule and alcohol together may cause some problems. If you notice any of these side effects, it is best to go to your doctor.

    Mild


Frequently asked Questions about Isotino 5 Capsule

Question over 4 years ago

Can Isotino cause hormonal imbalance?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

No, Isotino does not cause hormonal imbalance. It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug.

Question over 4 years ago

Can Isotino cause ulcer?

Dr. OP Kholwad MBBS , General Physician

Isotino might cause esophagitis/esophageal ulceration in few cases, this occurs very rarely. It is a known side effect of this drug.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Isotino cause irregular periods or bleeding between periods?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

No, Isotino does not cause irregular periods. So far, no direct association between Isotino use and irregular menses or bleeding between periods has been established.

Question over 4 years ago

Can Isotino cause tinnitus?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Isotino has been reported to cause tinnitus. It is a known side effect of this drug. If you experience ringing in the ears after taking this medicine, then inform your doctor about without any further delay.

Question over 5 years ago

Can I discontinue Isotino on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

No, Isotino should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 718-719

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 894-895

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Accutane® (isotretinoin)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Absorica™ (isotretinoin)

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