Generic Name/API: Isotretinoin

Manufacturer: Biofarma, Turkey

Dosage Forms & Strength & Pack Size:
Isotretinoin 10 mg soft capsules.
Isotretinoin 20 mg soft capsules
The capsules are packed in blister packs of 20, 30, 50, 60, 90 or 100 capsules.

Store at 15°C to 25°C (59°F-77°F)


What Isotretinoin is and what it is used for
Isotretinoin contains isotretinoin – a substance related to vitamin A, and one of a group of medicines called retinoids (for treatment of acne).
Isotretinoin is used to treat severe types of acne (such as nodular or conglobate acne, or acne that is at risk of causing permanent scarring) in adults and adolescents. You will use Isotretinoin when your acne has not got better with anti-acne treatments, including antibiotics and skin treatments.
Isotretinoin should not be used to treat pubertal acne and not in children aged less than 12 years of age.
Isotretinoin treatment must be supervised by a dermatologist (a doctor specialised in the treatment of skin problems).

Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Isotretinoin:
– If you have ever had any kind of mental health problems. This includes depression, aggressive tendencies or mood changes. It also includes thoughts about hurting yourself or ending your life. This is because your mood may be affected while taking Isotretinoin. Your doctor will discuss how best to monitor your mental health during your treatment.

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