Isotroin 20mg Capsule
Isotroin 20mg Capsule
Isotroin 20mg Capsule
Isotroin 20mg Capsule
Isotroin 20mg Capsule

Isotroin 20mg Capsule

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Isotroin 20 MG Description

Isotroin 20 mg capsule contains isotretinoin as its active ingredient. It is used to treat severe acne (pimples) that haven’t responded to other treatments. Take Isotroin 20 mg capsule as instructed b...
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ContainsIsotretinoin(20.0 Mg)
UsesAcne
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, weakness, back pain, muscle pain
ClassificationANTI-ACNE
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Uses of Isotroin 20 MG

Isotroin 20 mg capsule is used to treat severe acne which has not responded to any other treatments.

Contraindications of Isotroin 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to isotretinoin or any other ingredients of Isotroin 20 mg capsule.
  • If you have high blood cholesterol.
  • If you have problems with your liver.
  • If you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • If you have high levels of vitamin A in your body.
  • If you are taking tetracyclines like chlortetracycline, oxytetracycline (antibiotic).

Side effects of Isotroin 20 MG

  • Headache
  • Dry skin
  • Back pain
  • conjunctivitis
  • Sore throat

Precautions and Warnings of Isotroin 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Isotroin 20 mg capsule during pregnancy?
A:
  • Isotroin 20 mg capsule must be avoided during pregnancy as it may cause serious harm to the unborn baby. When pregnancy is detected, discontinue the medicine immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Proper birth control measures should be taken while consuming it for at least 1 month after the final dose. If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, you should consult your ...
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Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Isotroin 20 mg capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Isotroin 20 mg capsule is likely to pass into your milk and may harm your baby, hence it should not be used during breastfeeding and should consult your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Isotroin 20 mg capsule?
A:
You may experience visual disturbances, inability to recognise objects properly and dizziness. Thus, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Isotroin 20 mg capsule?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Isotroin 20 mg capsule, as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver, kidney, heart, intestines.
  • You have any problems with your mental health.
  • You have diabetes, this medicine may increase your blood sugar.
  • You are pregnant or may become pregnant or plan to get pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • You should not take vitamin A supplements while taking Isotroin 20 mg capsule
  • You should not donate blood while on treatment for at least 1 month after the final dose.
  • You should not have cosmetic procedures like waxing, laser for at least 6 months after the final dose.
  • You must avoid being in the sunlight for too long as this medicine may make you more sensitive to the sun.
  • This medicine may increase your blood cholesterol, you should avoid drinking alcohol.
  • Isotroin 20 mg capsule should not be given to children below 12 years.

Mode of Action of Isotroin 20 MG

How Does It Work?

A high amount of oil can cause severe acne. Isotroin 20 mg capsule works by decreasing the oil in the skin and reducing the production of facial oil thus preventing acne.

Directions for Use of Isotroin 20 MG

Take Isotroin 20 mg capsule as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, with or after your meal to avoid stomach discomfort. You should take this medicine regularly and without fail as directed by y...
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Interactions of Isotroin 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supplements to avoid any interaction with Isotroin 20 mg capsule.
  • You may be at the risk of developing high levels of Vitamin A in your body when taken along with Vitamin A supplements. You should not take them concurrently.
  • You may develop high blood pressure when taken along with tetracycline to treat an infection. You should not take them concurrently.
  • Concurrent use of this medicine with other creams and ointments like benzoyl peroxide, tazarotene, azelaic acid, tretinoin, should be avoided.

Interactions with food items

  • Isotroin 20 mg capsule should be taken with or after having your food.

Storage and disposal of Isotroin 20 MG

  • Store Isotroin 20 mg capsule below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • You should not use this medicine after the expiry date.
  • Do not use this medicine if you notice that the pack is damaged or shows signs of tampering.

Dosage of Isotroin 20 MG

Overdose

Excess of this medicine will lead to high levels of vitamin A in the body and symptoms such as headache, nausea or vomiting, sleepiness, irritability and itching. If you experience any of the symptoms...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Isotroin 20 mg capsule on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking this medicine until advised by a doctor, even if you are feeling good. If you stop taking this medicine it may lead to treatment failure.

Q: Does Isotroin 20 mg capsule make your skin dry?

A: Isotroin 20 mg capsule may make your skin a little dry, hence you should keep yourself well hydrated and keep moisturizing your skin.

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

A: The duration of this medicine depends on the 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 Isotroin capsule?

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

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

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.

Q: What are the side effects of Isotroin 20?

A: Headache, dry skin, back pain, conjunctivitis, sore throat are a few common side effects of Isotroin 20. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.

Q: How does Isotroin work?

A: A high amount of oil can cause severe acne. Isotroin 20 mg capsule works by decreasing the oil in the skin and reducing the production of facial oil thus preventing acne.
Product Details
Brand
ISOTROIN
Expires on or After
30/01/2024
Last Updated on: 11 May 2022 | 07:49 PM (IST)

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