Isotroin 20 Capsule

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  • Contains / Salt: Isotretinoin (20 mg)
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    Isotroin 20 Capsule Information

    Isotroin 20 Capsule is a prescription medicine that is available as a Capsule. Pimples are some of its major therapeutic uses.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Isotroin 20 Capsule. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Isotroin 20 Capsule as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Isotroin 20 Capsule are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    It is also important to note that Isotroin 20 Capsule has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to Isotroin 20 Capsule's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

    Isotroin 20 Capsule is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Depression as it can result in adverse effects. Other contraindications of Isotroin 20 Capsule have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Additionally, Isotroin 20 Capsule may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to the above precautions for Isotroin 20 Capsule, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



    Isotroin 20 Capsule Benefits & Uses

    Isotroin 20 Capsule is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Isotroin 20 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

    Isotroin 20 Capsule Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Isotroin 20 Capsule safe for pregnant women?


      Isotroin can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Isotroin 20 Capsule safe during breastfeeding?


      If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Isotroin. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Isotroin 20 Capsule on the Kidneys?


      Isotroin rarely affects the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Isotroin 20 Capsule on the Liver?


      There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Isotroin. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Isotroin 20 Capsule on the Heart?


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

      Moderate


    Isotroin 20 Capsule Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Isotroin 20 Capsule unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Isotroin 20 Capsule

    • Is this Isotroin 20 Capsule habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Isotroin 20 Capsule has not been reported.

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


      Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Isotroin 20 Capsule since it will not make you feel sleepy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but take Isotroin 20 Capsule only as per medical advice.

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


      Isotroin 20 Capsule is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

      No

    Isotroin 20 Capsule Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Isotroin 20 Capsule


      Some foods when eaten with Isotroin 20 Capsule can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Isotroin 20 Capsule


      Taking [medicine] and alcohol at the same time may lead to mild side effects. Contact your doctor right away if you observe any side effects.

      Mild


    Frequently asked Questions about Isotroin 20 Capsule

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Is Isotroin safe to use?

    Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Isotroin is safe to use, if taken in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as dry skin, dry mouth, irritation, and cheilitis (chapped lips). If you experience above-mentioned side effects after taking this medicine then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Isotroin cause skin darkening?

    Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

    Isotroin causes skin darkening (hyperpigmentation) in a few cases. This occurs very rarely. There are some Over the counter (OTC) drugs are available in the market which can help in lightening dark spots.

    Question about 4 years ago

    Can Isotroin cause tinnitus?

    Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

    Isotroin 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 4 years ago

    Can Isotroin cause ulcer?

    Dr. OP Kholwad MBBS , General Physician

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

    Question about 4 years ago

    Can Isotroin cause polycystic ovary syndrome (pcos)?

    Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, it has been reported to cause polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) but it occurs very rarely. If you experience PCOS symptoms such as menstrual irregularity, excessive hair growth, acne, and obesity after taking this drug on a regular basis, then consult it with your doctor without any further delay.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



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    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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