Isotretinoin

FDA Approved: * September 29, 2017
Pharm Company: * AMNEAL PHARMS NY
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".



Isotretinoin 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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Meprate and Isotretinoin

The Meprate tablet was prescribed to me for regulating my periods. I was asked to take 10 tablets this cycle and then for the next three cycles (every 15-25th day) but this tablet is giving me lot of acne. I've already suffered from acne for the last 10-15yrs. Please help. I want to know if I can take Isotretinoin along with Meprate?

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how do you apply tracoz forte lotion

I have been advised "tracoz forte lotion" for ulcers on my tongue to be applied locally. Is it ok? If so, how do I apply it? ## I am a resident of INDIA in the northern state of U.P in it's eastern part in a city known as Gorakhpur. I am suffering from intense pain in the tongue with lot of itching , reddiAgnes's,can not eat anything which is not sweet . Even anything containing salt gives pain and itching. Doctor has ruled out any malignancy though I was chewing tobacco which I have given up.The condition is not improving. Dr has prescribed Tacroz forte lotion (Tarcolimus) to be applied once daily on the tongue and also "kenacort" ointment twice daily. He has also advised Betnesol 10mg OD and isotretinoin tab OD. Can somebody help me telling if it is OK.I have d...

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Isina 20 Uses and Side Effects?

Hi, I have pimples on my face and one doctor suggested the Isina 20 tablet. Can you tell me the side effects and is it usable? ## hi,,, As far as i know,my aunty used that tablet and now am using it with the prescription of doctor.She didn't get any side effects and her pimples also get cleared with the usage of 30 days and am also not facing any such side effects and i'm seeing some changes on my pimples. ## I can't find anything listed under this name. Can you please double check the name and spelling and post back? Do you know what country it is from, or what the active ingredient is? Learn more prescription drug details here. ## Hi.... Recently I visited a doctor @Chennai fr clearing acne on my face... He too suggested some tablets isina, gloplus, mplus100mg, oflaric.......

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Isotretinoin??

My dermatologist reccomended the medication Isotretinoin for me and strongly suggests it. But while reading over the side effects, me and my father had a lot of second thoughts and said we'd think our decision over. Our doctor said the only side effect that would mainly occur are chapped lips and some depression. If anyone can help me out with either their experiences or has known someone who has taken it, let me know. I'm still a 'kid' and need to know what i'm doing before taking action. ## some depression wow, My son was on the drug, now depressed and and can't sleep. The guilt I have is overbearing. type in isotretinoin and brain at google scholar and research. The Dr. has apparently never been clinically depressed. ## I don't think it's that bad. I t...

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barr 454

It is brownish red in color and it says barr on on the left and 454 on the right side. It is a capsule. It is long and cylinder shaped. ## isotretinoin 30 mg ## The identification provided by z is correct, to be specific, this is a name brand for it that's called Claravis. Learn more Claravis details here. It is also more commonly known by the name Accutane and it used to treat Acne. It may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness and headache. There are also some side effects that may be permanent. Are there any other comments or questions?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Isotretinoin
  • 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 Isotretinoin: (30 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0245-0570 Isotretinoin 10 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Upsher-smith Laboratories, LLC
  • 0245-0571 Isotretinoin 20 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Upsher-smith Laboratories, LLC
  • 0245-0573 Isotretinoin 30 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Upsher-smith Laboratories, LLC
  • 0245-0575 Isotretinoin 40 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Upsher-smith Laboratories, LLC
  • 0591-2433 Isotretinoin 10 mg Oral Capsule by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 0591-2434 Isotretinoin 20 mg Oral Capsule by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 0591-2435 Isotretinoin 30 mg Oral Capsule by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 0591-2436 Isotretinoin 40 mg Oral Capsule by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 0591-2451 Isotretinoin 25 mg Oral Capsule by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 0591-2501 Isotretinoin 35 mg Oral Capsule by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 54868-6425 Zenatane 20 mg Oral Capsule, Gelatin Coated by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-6426 Zenatane 40 mg Oral Capsule, Gelatin Coated by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55111-113 Zenatane 30 mg Oral Capsule, Gelatin Coated by Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited
  • 55111-135 Zenatane 10 mg Oral Capsule by Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited
  • 55111-136 Zenatane 20 mg Oral Capsule by Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited
  • 55111-137 Zenatane 40 mg Oral Capsule by Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited
  • 57664-020 Isotretinoin 10 mg Oral Capsule by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
  • 57664-021 Isotretinoin 20 mg Oral Capsule by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
  • 57664-022 Isotretinoin 25 mg Oral Capsule by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
  • 57664-023 Isotretinoin 30 mg Oral Capsule by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
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Other drugs which contain Isotretinoin or a similar ingredient: (8 results)