WHAT IS TRETIVA 10MG?
it contains Isotretinoin which belongs to Retinoids
WHAT TRETIVA 10MG IS USED FOR?
it 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
it must not be used by women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. it 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
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 TRETIVA 10MG exactly as prescribed by your doctor
The amount of TRETIVA 10MG you take has been specially chosen for you. It is based on your body weight, and may change during treatment
Swallow TRETIVA 10MG whole with a full glass of water
If you take more TRETIVA 10MG
If you take more TRETIVA 10MG, call your doctor right away
If you forget to take TRETIVA 10MG
If you miss a dose, just skip that dose. Do not take two doses at the same time
If you stop taking TRETIVA 10MG
Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor
SIDE EFFECTS OF TRETIVA 10MG:
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
Tretiva 10 Capsule belongs to a group of medicines called retinoids (vitamin A derivative). It is used to treat severe acne that has not responded to other treatments.
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. click here : Tretiva 10
most common side effects
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.
USES OF TRETIVA SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE
Treatment of Acne
BENEFITS OF TRETIVA SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE
In Treatment of Acne
it helps treat acne by reducing the production of sebum (a natural substance) that causes acne. This kills acne-causing bacteria and prevents spots or pimples from appearing. It usually takes a few weeks to have a noticeable effect so keep taking it even if it appears not to be working. 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 TRETIVA SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Tretiva
- Dry skin
- Increased liver enzymes
HOW TO USE TRETIVA SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. it is to be taken with food.
HOW TRETIVA SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE WORKS
it is a derivative of vitamin A. It acts on glands (sebaceous) to reduce the production of a natural substance (sebum) that causes acne. Also, the controlled sebum production kills acne-causing bacteria. It also works as an anti-inflammatory to decrease inflammation (redness and swelling).
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 TRETIVA SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE?
Q. Is Tretiva 10 Capsule safe to use?
Q. Is Tretiva 10 Capsule a steroid?
Q. What are the recommended tests during Tretiva 10 Capsule therapy?
Q. Is the effect of Tretiva 10 Capsule permanent?
This is because experience with Tretiva 10 Capsule has shown that the symptoms in the patients with acne may continue to improve following treatment with Tretiva 10 Capsule.