Isotretinoin/Accutane

Mar. 8, 2007

Posted by Jane Anderson under Uncategorized, Daily Journal
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Your acne may worsen during the first few days of taking Accutane, and it may take up to 1-2 months before you notice the full benefit of this medication. If severe acne returns, a second course of treatment may be started after you have stopped taking the drug for 2 months. The manufacturer does not recommend long-term use of isotretinoin.

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Feb. 24, 2007

Posted by Jane Anderson under Samples
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Accutane (Isotretinoin) is a vitamin A derivative that belongs to the class of medications called retinoids. Retinoids are typically used to treat skin problems. Accutane (Isotretinoin) is used to treat severe types of Acne, such as nodular or inflammatory acne, where other medications with less potential for severe side effects have failed to help. It may also be used to treat acne conglobata and recalcitrant acne.Accutane (Isotretinoin) helps to reduce sebum production, which is often associated with bacteria that contributes to acne. In many cases, it can produce remission of the acne condition.