Sotret Soap 75gm
By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
75g Soap in Wrap
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The composition of Sotret Soap 75gm contains a form of vitamin A known as isotretinoin, which is used to treat acne.
Uses of Sotret Soap 75gm
- In severe forms of acne like cystic or nodular acne
- Acne that has not responded well to treatments of benzoyl peroxide, clindamycin, tetracycline or minocycline Are treated using this medicine
- It is also used to treat skin cancer
Contraindications of Sotret Soap 75gm
- Do not use the medicine if you are pregnant, or are breastfeeding, or if you are planning pregnancy
- Do not use Sotret Soap 75gm if you are allergic to isotretinoin
- Avoid using this medicine if you have hypervitaminosis A, high lipid levels, liver disease, or are on antibiotic Treatment of tetracyclines
Side effects of Sotret Soap 75gm
- Chapped lips
- Dry eyes, skin, mouth, or nose
- Vision problems
- Increased sensitivity to light
- Severe allergic reactions
Precautions and Warnings of Sotret Soap 75gm
Can I use Sotret Soap 75gm during pregnancy?
No, using this soap during pregnancy can cause severe birth defects in the unborn baby.
Can I use Sotret Soap 75gm while breastfeeding?
The medicine in the soap can pass on to your baby via your breast milk. Do not use this soap while you are breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have used the soap?
Avoid using the soap around your eyes. You can drive after you have used this soap. There are no studies that confirm avoiding the use of this medicine.
Can I consume alcohol while using soap?
Alcohol is harmful to your body in many ways. If you consume alcohol while using this medicine, you are prone to side effects like nausea, vomiting, and increased heart rate.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- Do not use this soap if you are a woman of child-bearing age
- do not plan pregnancy for one month after stopping the use of this soap
- use a moisturiser while using this soap to avoid severe dryness
- isotretinoin present in this soap causes severe light sensitivity, hence avoid sunlight
Mode of Action of Sotret Soap 75gm
How Does It Work?
Isotretinoin works by reducing sebum production in your skin. The oil glands present in your face produce oil making your skin oily and prone to acne. Isotretinoin reduces facial oil and helps renew and repair your skin quickly.
Directions for Use of Sotret Soap 75gm
This medicine is for external use only. Consult your physician for appropriate use of this soap.
Interactions of Sotret Soap 75gm
Interactions with other medicines
If you are on contraceptive pills, tetracycline antibiotics or anticonvulsants, avoid using this soap.
Interactions with food items
No known interactions with food.
Other general Interactions
Isotretinoin should not be applied if you have any other skin disease apart from acne, are allergic to isotretinoin, are using some other medicine or creams, or are trying to get pregnant.
Storage and disposal of Sotret Soap 75gm
Store this medicine in the container it came in. Keep it far from children. Keep the medicine in a cool, dark place away from excess heat, moisture and sunlight. Do not dispose of unused soaps carelessly. Contact your local recycling department for proper disposal of the soap bars.
Dosage of Sotret Soap 75gm
If you use too much of this medicine, you may experience symptoms similar to side effects of Sotret Soap 75gm such as severe dryness of skin, redness of skin and sensitivity to light. Contact your physician immediately.
Missed a Dose
If you miss a dose, use the medicine the moment you remember it. If you are due for your next dose, then do not use it twice for compensating the missed dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Do I need a prescription to use Sotret Soap 75gm?
A: Yes, you will require a prescription from your physician to use this medicinal soap. If the soap is over, you will need another prescription for a new bar of soap.
Q: I got pregnant while using Sotret Soap 75gm. What should I do?
A: Stop using the medicine immediately and consult your physician. Using this soap during pregnancy can cause severe harm to your unborn baby. Continuing or discontinuing the pregnancy can be discussed with your physician as there are high risks of birth defects in the baby.
Q: Can my brother use Sotret Soap 75gm for his acne?
A: No, this soap should not be given to anyone for use without a doctor's prescription.
Q: Can I use the soap after getting a chemical peel done on my skin?
A: No, do not use the soap on your skin after a chemical peel or waxing application. Let your skin heal first and then consult your doctor for the use of this soap.
Q: Do I need to follow any precautions while using this soap?
A: Use a moisturiser after using this soap as it can cause severe dryness of the skin. Avoid using it near your eyes, mouth, and broken skin surfaces. In case of contact, wash your eyes immediately with water.
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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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