Acnotin

Acnotin

isotretinoin

Manufacturer:

Mega Lifesciences

Distributor:

Maxxcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Isotretinoin
Indications/Uses
Severe form of nodulo-cystic acne which is resistant to previous therapy, particularly cystic acne.
Dosage/Direction for Use
0.5-1 mg/kg body wt daily in 2 divided doses for 15-20 wk. Max: 2 mg/kg body wt daily.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Hepatic & renal insufficiency. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Dry skin & lip, photosensitivity, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, anorexia, gingivitis, conjunctivitis, dark adaptation disturbances, lenticular cataract, visual disturbances, headache, depression.
Drug Interactions
Vit A, minocyclines, tetracyclines, alcohol. Benzoyl peroxide, sulfur, tretinoin or other topical antiacne drugs.
MIMS Class
Acne Treatment Preparations
ATC Classification
D10BA01 - isotretinoin ; Belongs to the class of systemic retinoid preparations used in the treatment of acne.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Acnotin cap 10 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
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