WHAT IS ACUTRET 20MG?
ACUTRET 20MG contains Isotretinoin which belongs to Retinoids
WHAT ACUTRET 20MG IS USED FOR?
ACUTRET 20MG is used to treat the most severe form of acne (nodular acne)
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS:
TALK TO DOCTOR
Tell your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:
Are allergic to Isotretinoin or to any other ingredients of this medicine
Have mental problems, asthma or diabetes
Have liver or heart disease
Have bone loss (osteoporosis) or weak bones
Have anorexia nervosa, an eating problem where people eat too little
Have food or medicine allergies
Are undergoing cosmetic procedures to smooth your skin, including waxing, dermabrasion, or laser procedures
PREGNANCY & BREAST FEEDING
ACUTRET 20MG must not be used by women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. ACUTRET 20MG causes severe birth defects like deformed babies, loss of a baby before birth (miscarriage), death of the baby, and early (premature) births
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or planning to become pregnant
DRIVING & USING MACHINES
ACUTRET 20MG may decrease your ability to see in the dark
Do not drive or use machines unless you know how this medicine affects you
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription, herbal supplements.
Especially tell your doctor if you are taking,
Vitamin A supplements
Progestin-only birth control pills
Phenytoin used to treat fits
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take ACUTRET 20MG exactly as prescribed by your doctor
The amount of ACUTRET 20MG you take has been specially chosen for you. It is based on your body weight, and may change during treatment
Swallow ACUTRET 20MG whole with a full glass of water
If you take more ACUTRET 20MG
If you take more ACUTRET 20MG, call your doctor right away
If you forget to take ACUTRET 20MG
If you miss a dose, just skip that dose. Do not take two doses at the same time
If you stop taking ACUTRET 20MG
Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor
SIDE EFFECTS OF ACUTRET 20MG:
Birth defects (deformed babies), loss of a baby before birth (miscarriage), death of the baby, and early (premature) births
Serious mental health problems
Depression, psychosis (seeing or hearing things that are not real)
Sleep too much or have trouble sleeping
Become more irritable, angry, or aggressive than usual (for example, temper outbursts, thoughts of violence)
Increased brain pressure marked by bad headache, blurred vision, dizziness, nausea or vomiting
Muscle weakness with or without pain
Serious allergic reactions marked by hives, a swollen face or mouth, or have trouble breathing
Fever, rash, or red patches or bruises on your legs
Blood sugar problems
Dry skin, dry eyes
Dry nose that may lead to nosebleeds
Store ACUTRET 20MG at room temperature (15-25°C)
Keep out of reach of children
Do not use this after the expiry date
it should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Most common side effects
it may make you more sensitive to sunlight so you should limit your exposure to the sun. It may also make your skin more fragile.
Avoid any waxing (hair removal), or laser treatments during treatment.
Additionally, it may cause dryness of the mouth, lips, and eyes so drink plenty of water and use a moisturizer.
USES OF ACUTRET CAPSULE
- Treatment of ACNE
BENEFITS OF ACUTRET CAPSULE
In Treatment of Acne
Sometimes acne may get worse before it gets better, however, with proper use, your skin will get clearer.
This medicine will help improve your mood and uplift your confidence as your skin becomes acne-free.
SIDE EFFECTS OF ACUTRET CAPSULE
Common side effects of Acutret
- Dry skin
- Increased liver enzymes
HOW TO USE ACUTRET CAPSULE
HOW ACUTRET CAPSULE WORKS
It acts on glands (sebaceous) to reduce the production of a natural substance (sebum) that causes acne.
Your night vision may get worse during your treatment. This can happen suddenly. Drowsiness and dizziness have been reported very rarely. This may affect your driving ability.
If you experience excessive tiredness, puffy eyes and difficulty in urination while taking this medicine, inform your doctor and stop the therapy.