Isotroin 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules
Isotroin 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules
Isotroin 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules
Isotroin 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules
Isotroin 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

Isotroin 10mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

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10 Capsule(s) in Strip
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MRP 199.00
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Medical Description

Isotroin 10 is a form of vitamin A and anti-acne medication, which is used for treating skin conditions like acne. The generic name of this medicine is Isotretinoin. This medicine can have serious eff...
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ContainsIsotretinoin(10.0 Mg)
UsesTreat Acne
Side effectsDryness of the skin, especially of the lips and face, Bone and Muscle pain, Mood swings
ClassificationANTI-ACNE
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Uses of Isotroin 10 MG

To treat various types of Acne (nodular acne).

Contraindications of Isotroin 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to the medicine or the active ingredient Isotretinoin or medicines containing vitamin A.
  • If you have high levels of lipids (cholesterol) and vitamin A in the blood.
  • If you are a pregnant or breastfeeding woman.
  • If you are taking tetracyclines (a type of antibiotic).
  • If you are suffering from liver disease.

Side effects of Isotroin 10 MG

  • Fainting
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Chapped lips
  • Dry skin
  • Eye and ear problems
  • Pain in the bones and joints
  • Mood swings and irritability
  • Gastric and pancreas problems
  • Growth disturbances in children
  • Dryness of mouth, skin and eyes

Precautions and Warnings of Isotroin 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Isotroin 10mg Capsules during pregnancy?
A:
Isotroin 10 should not be administered during pregnancy or if you are planning to start a family as can cause serious harm to the developing foetus. It is recommended that women should use effective contraceptive methods while taking this medicine to avoid pregnancy. Inform your doctor immediately if you get pregnant while taking this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Isotroin 10mg Capsules while breastfeeding?
A:
Isotroin 10 is unsafe and should be avoided while breastfeeding since it is known to pass into the breastmilk and can harm the baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
A:
Isotroin 10 may cause dizziness and disturbed night vision. Hence, you should not drive after its use.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
A:
Alcohol intake with this medicine cause vomiting/nausea and increased heart rate. Hence, you should not take alcohol during the prescribed period of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience depression, mood swings and suicidal tendencies after taking this medicine.
  • You are planning to start a family or you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You suffer from excessive skin dryness after its administration (a good skin moisturiser is needed in that case).
  • You experience headache and vomiting after its administration.

Mode of Action of Isotroin 10 MG

How Does It Work?

The composition of Isotroin 10mg Capsules works by decreasing the secretion of oil by the oil glands present the skin, which helps in the quick rejuvenation of the skin.

Directions for Use of Isotroin 10 MG

Take this medicine as directed by your doctor. Do not break or crush the capsule. Always check the expiry date before consuming the medicine. Dispose of any unused or expired medicine.

Interactions of Isotroin 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Do not take vitamin A supplements or tetracyclines (a type of antibiotic), or use any skin
  • treatments for acne while you are on Isotretinoin.
  • Do not use skin agents that soften the keratin (a protein present in hair and skin) and agents that exfoliate the skin while on this medicine as it may increase skin irritation.

Interactions with food items

This medicine is not known to have interactions with any food products. However, it is advisable to avoid the intake of oily and junk food and food rich in vitamin A as they are known to delay the tre...
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Other general Interactions

If you have liver or kidney diseases, elevated levels of liver enzymes, vitamin A or lipids and if tetracycline has been prescribed to you, you must refrain from the use of this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Isotroin 10 MG

This medicine needs to be kept in a closed container at room temperature devoid of heat, moisture and light. You are requested to adhere to medical waste management instructions while disposing of thi...
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Dosage of Isotroin 10 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Isotroin 10mg Capsules can cause side effects such as headache, vomiting, dizziness, flushing and loss of balance. An overdose should be immediately reported to a doctor.

Missed a Dose

If in case of a missed dose, it is recommended that you must administer it at the earliest. If it is time for the following scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and continue the regular dosage schedul...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I inform my healthcare provider before using this medication?

A: It is extremely necessary to report your complete medical history, the consumption of all prescription, non-prescription and herbal medicines, and if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy to the doctor for the effective evaluation of your condition.

Q: How long should I use this medicine?

A: The duration of the course of this medicine is decided by your doctor based on your condition and lab results. After the course, go for a follow-up visit with your doctor to ascertain if you should continue this medicine or not as per the improvements in your condition.

Q: Can I increase the dosage of this medicine if I do not feel better?

A: Do not increase or alter the dosage of this medicine on your own without proper consultation from the doctor. A doctor is the most suitable person to decide the course of treatment in case you do not feel better.

Q: Is the dosage of this medicine suitable for children since it is low?

A: The dosage of Isotroin 10mg Capsules is confined to be used by adults only. You should seek advice on the child-specific treatment with the doctor.

Q: How long do I need to take Isotroin capsule?

A: The duration of Isotroin 10 depends on the patient's response to the treatment. Follow the doctor's instructions and avoid stopping the medicine on your own. If you stop using it too soon, the acne may return or get worse.

Q: What is the composition of an Isotroin capsule?

A: Isotroin composition includes- isotretinoin which is a derivative of vitamin A used to treat severe acne (pimples)

Q: What is the best time of day to take the Isotroin capsule?

A: Isotroin capsules should be taken exactly as told by the doctor. It's best to take them straight after a meal or snack to make sure they work properly.
Product Details
Brand
ISOTROIN
Expires on or After
30/01/2024
Last Updated on: 26 Apr 2022 | 11:34 AM (IST)
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