Active Ingredient(s): Isotretinoin
FDA Approved: * April 11, 2003
Pharm Company: * BARR
Category: Skin Care

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Claravis Overview

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...

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Claravis Side Effects

Side effects? Growth stunt ED Anyone using this drug have thexe side effects? ## Hello, Mark! How are you? Yes, both of those are possible side effects of taking this medication. Others, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include nausea, anemia, depression, headache and dry eyes. Have you discussed these issues with your doctor?

Barr Manufacturer

Does Barr Manufacturer have any grants, free or discounted options in obtaining 30mg twice a day for CLARAVIS pills to help my daughter with her extreme acne problem? Please help if able or can recommend who and how we can obtain any assistance. Thank You So Much. ## There don't seem to be any assistance programs for Claravis, or Accutane. It is very rare to find them for such medications, since they aren't considered life-sustaining and are usually only used for a short period of time. Learn more Claravis details here. Have you tried asking her doctor? They may have some samples. Otherwise, the only thing I can thing of her trying might be an antibiotic like Cephalexin, it's a generic and on the $4 plan at many stores, but it can also be very effective at helping with acne....

barr 936

oblong orange capsule with barr on the left side and 936 on the right side ## I located the pill in description to be Claravis (40 mg); a generic for isotretinion prescribed for the treatment of severe cystic acne vulgaris. To view information about this drug, please click on the link below... If you have any other questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to assist you.


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 10mg, 16mg, 20mg, 24mg, 25mg, 28mg, 30mg, 32mg, 35mg, 40mg, 8mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Claravis: (7 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0555-1054 Claravis 10 mg Oral Capsule by Barr Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0555-1055 Claravis 20 mg Oral Capsule by Barr Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0555-1056 Claravis 30 mg Oral Capsule by Barr Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0555-1057 Claravis 40 mg Oral Capsule by Barr Laboratories, Inc.
  • 54868-6185 Claravis 30 mg/1 Oral Capsule by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-6307 Claravis 20 mg Oral Capsule by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-6308 Claravis 40 mg Oral Capsule by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Isotretinoin or a similar ingredient: (8 results)