WHAT IS I DERIVA 10MG?
I DERIVA 10MG contains Isotretinoin which belongs to Retinoids
WHAT I DERIVA 10MG IS USED FOR?
It is used to treat the most severe form of acne (nodular acne)
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take I DERIVA 10MG exactly as prescribed by your doctor
The amount of I DERIVA 10MG you take has been specially chosen for you. It is based on your body weight, and may change during treatment
Swallow I DERIVA 10MG whole with a full glass of water
If you take more I DERIVA 10MG
If you take more I DERIVA 10MG, call your doctor right away
If you forget to take I DERIVA 10MG
If you miss a dose, just skip that dose. Do not take two doses at the same time
If you stop taking I DERIVA 10MG
Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor
it should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it with food, preferably at the same time each day to avoid a missed dose. It may take several weeks for your symptoms to improve but keep taking the medicine regularly to get the most benefit. If you notice no improvement after a few weeks, see your doctor again.
The most common side effects include dry skin, rash, and increased liver enzymes. They are not usually serious and often disappear after getting used to the medicine but if they bother you or do not go away, tell your doctor.
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. This medicine may lead to birth defects, do consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy.
- Treatment of Acne
In Treatment of Acne
Common side effects
- Dry skin
- Increased liver enzymes
HOW TO USE
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.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE I DERIVA CAPSULE?
Q. Is I Deriva 10mg Capsule safe to use?
Q. Is I Deriva 10mg Capsule a steroid?
Q. What are the recommended tests during I Deriva 10mg Capsule therapy?
These levels will also be monitored 1 month after the start of treatment and subsequently at 3 monthly intervals unless more frequent monitoring is clinically indicated.
Q. Is the effect of I Deriva 10mg Capsule permanent?
If at all a second course is required, one should wait for at least 8 weeks after completion of the first course.
This is because experience with I Deriva 10mg Capsule has shown that the symptoms in the patients with acne may continue to improve following treatment with I Deriva 10mg Capsule.