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Isac 20mg Capsule
Isac 20mg Capsule

Isac 20mg Capsule

By SYSTOPIC LABORATORIES
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
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MRP 135.00
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Isotretinoin(20.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-acne

Medical Description

The composition of Isac 20mg Cap includes isotretinoin, which is a naturally occurring vitamin A.

Uses of Isac 20mg Cap

  • Severe acne (nodular acne)
  • Skin cancer

Contraindications of Isac 20mg Cap

  • Children less than twelve years of age
  • Allergic to the medicine
  • Breastfeeding
  • Pregnant or planning pregnancy
  • Liver disease
  • High cholesterol
  • Increased level of vitamin A in the body

Side effects of Isac 20mg Cap

  • Chapped lips
  • Dizziness
  • Dry eyes/mouth/skin
  • Bleeding from the nose
  • Headache
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Swelling and redness of the gums
  • Bone pain
  • Abnormal hair growth
  • Jaundice
  • Kidney problems
  • Vision issues
  • Ringing sensation in the ears
  • Stomach ache
  • Growth problem in children

Precautions and Warnings of Isac 20mg Cap

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I consume Isac 20mg Cap during pregnancy?
A:
No, do not consume this capsule if you are pregnant. It is known to cause severe congenital disabilities in the foetus. Therefore, it should be strictly avoided in sexually active women unless proper contraceptive methods are followed.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Isac 20mg Cap while breastfeeding?
A:
No, it tends to pass into the human breast milk and may harm the new born baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed this capsule?
A:
Avoid driving if your vision gets blurred or you feel dizzy and sleepy.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
A:
It is unsafe to drink alcohol because it may lead to fast heartbeat, nausea and vomiting.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You plan pregnancy immediately after stopping this medicine because a small amount of this medicine continues to stay in the body even after completing the course
  • You have extreme dryness of the skin
  • You have increased level of liver enzymes and cholesterol

Mode of Action of Isac 20mg Cap

How Does It Work?

When the excess quantity of oil is released from the oil glands in the skin, it results in acne. The uses of Isac 20mg Cap include decreasing the oil production in the skin.

Directions for Use of Isac 20mg Cap

This medicine is taken with food. Sometimes, the side effects of Isac 20mg Cap may get worse in the initial phase of the treatment. Consult your doctor if serious side effects continue to persist.

Interactions of Isac 20mg Cap

Interactions with other medicines

  • Avoid any other form of vitamin A medication
  • Do not consume tetracycline (antibiotic) as it reduces the effect of this capsule

Interactions with food items

Do not consume the capsule on an empty stomach because it leads to heartburn. Avoid eating junk and oily food for better results.

Storage and disposal of Isac 20mg Cap

  • Protect from direct sunlight
  • Store in a cool and dry place

Dosage of Isac 20mg Cap

Overdose

An overdose of Isac 20mg Cap can cause symptoms like dizziness, facial flushing, headache, loss of balance, stomach pain and vomiting. In such cases, immediately seek medical help.

Missed a Dose

A missed dose has to be taken as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is time for the next dose. Never double the dose to catch up.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take this medicine without my doctor's prescription?

A: No, you require a doctor's prescription to start this medication and to continue the ongoing treatment.

Q: I was already taking this medicine, but then I realized I am pregnant. What should I do now?

A: Immediately stop taking medicine and inform your doctor about it.

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Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 12:43 PM (IST)
Disclaimer
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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