Roaccutane保膚靈

Roaccutane

isotretinoin

Manufacturer:

Roche

Distributor:

Firma Chun Cheong
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DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Isotretinoin
Indications/Uses
Severe forms of nodulo-cystic acne resistant to therapy, esp acne conglobata.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initially 0.5 mg/kg body wt daily. Maintenance: 0.5-1 mg/kg body wt/day. Max: 1 mg/kg body wt/day.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Pregnancy & lactation. Hepatic insufficiency. Hypervitaminosis A. Patients w/ excessively elevated blood lipid values.
Special Precautions
Diabetes, obesity, alcoholism, disorders of lipid metabolism.
Adverse Reactions
Dry mucosa, facial dermatitis, pruritus, sweating. Occasionally, reversible alopecia, muscle & joint pain. Rarely, inflammatory bowel disease, benign intracranial HTN, visual disturbances & photosensitivity.
Drug Interactions
Concurrent use w/ vit A intensifies symptoms of hypervitaminosis A. Tetracycline.
ATC Classification
D10BA01 - isotretinoin ; Belongs to the class of systemic retinoid preparations used in the treatment of acne.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Roaccutane cap 20 mg
Packing/Price
30's
Form
Roaccutane cap 10 mg
Packing/Price
30's
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