This medicine is an anti-acne medicine that contains isotretinoin as an active ingredient. It is used to treat severe acne (pimples) that has not responded to other treatments. Inform the doctor about your pregnancy or are breastfeeding, as it may need an alternative treatment. It may take a few weeks to improve the symptoms but you need to complete the course of the medicine. Avoid stopping the medicine suddenly, even if you feel better. Take this medicine as instructed by the doctor. Avoid being exposed to sunlight for too long. Drink water and fluids to keep yourself hydrated....
Q: What should I let my healthcare provider know before taking Tretiva 20 Capsule?
A: It is advisable to inform your healthcare provider about the complete medical history along with the history of any liver disease or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Q: What is the age limit for the usage of this medicine?
A: This medicine is for use by adults and children above 12 years only. Do not give this medicine to children less than 12 years of age.
Q: What should I do if I get to know that I am pregnant during the course of this medicine?
A: Consult the doctor. The doctor might suggest you an alternative medicine. Avoid this medicine during pregnancy.
Q: What is the ideal duration of a course of this medicine?
A: The duration and the dosage of the course are determined by the doctor after assessing the condition and severity.