Octoret Capsule contains isotretinoin as an active ingredient. It is used to treat severe forms of acne when other therapies like antibiotic therapies are not responsive. Isotretinoin is a derivative of vitamin A. Take as suggested by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Acne is a skin problem most of us experience. To reduce the spread of acne, you must incorporate basic skin hygiene into the routine. Clean the face gently with a mild soap/facewash, limit the use of oil-based or greasy cosmetics and avoid rubbing, scratching or squeezing pimples. Before using Octoret Capsule, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning for a baby or are breastfeeding and regarding the detailed medical history....
Q: For how long should I need to use Octoret Capsule?
A: The duration of this medicine depends on the response to treatment. Follow the doctor's instructions and avoid stopping this medicine on your own. If you stop using it too soon, the acne may return or get worse.
Q: What is Octoret Capsule used for?
A: This medicine is used to treat severe forms of acne and acne that are not responsive to antibiotic therapy.
Q: Is Octoret Capsule safe to take in pregnancy?
A: Avoid this medicine during pregnancy as it may cause harm to the unborn. Inform the doctor if you are pregnant or planning for a baby before taking this medicine. If you become pregnant while taking the treatment inform the doctor.
Q: Can I take Octoret Capsule with food?
A: Take the medicine with or without food. Take this medicine as directed by the doctor.
Q: What precautions must I follow while taking this medicine?
A: Avoid cosmetic procedures to smooth the skin, including waxing, dermabrasion or laser procedures, while you are taking this medicine and for at 6 months after treatment. Avoid sunlight and ultraviolet lights and avoid giving this medicine to others with a similar problem.