AbsoricaActive Ingredient(s): Isotretinoin
FDA Approved: * May 25, 2012
Pharm Company: * CIPHER PHARMS INC
Category: Skin Care
Isotretinoin, also known as 13-cis-retinoic acid and sold under the brand name Accutane among others, is a medication primarily used to treat severe acne. It is also used to prevent certain skin cancers (squamous-cell carcinoma), and in the treatment of other cancers. It is used to treat harlequin-type ichthyosis, a usually lethal skin disease, and lamellar ichthyosis. It is a retinoid, meaning it is related to vitamin A, and is found in small quantities naturally in the body. Its isomer, tre... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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