Tretiva 20mg Capsule
Tretiva 20mg Capsule
Tretiva 20mg Capsule
Tretiva 20mg Capsule
Tretiva 20mg Capsule

Tretiva 20mg Capsule

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Isotretinoin(20.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

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...
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Uses of Tretiva 20 MG

Tretiva 20 Capsule is used in the treatment of severe acne which has not responded to any other treatments.

Contraindications of Tretiva 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to isotretinoin or other ingredients of the Tretvia 20 capsule.
  • If you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • If you have liver disease.
  • If you suffer from a high cholesterol level or vitamin A levels.
  • If you are using tetracyclines, a type of antibiotic like chlortetracycline, oxytetracycline.

Side effects of Tretiva 20 MG

  • Low count of white blood cells
  • Eye discomfort like dryness, irritation, conjunctivitis
  • Nasal dryness
  • Nose bleeding
  • Sore throat
  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Dry skin
  • Back pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Joint pain

Precautions and Warnings of Tretiva 20 MG



Can I take Tretiva 20 Capsule during pregnancy?
  • It is unsafe to take this medicine during pregnancy or if you are planning one, as it may seriously harm the unborn baby. If you are a woman of childbearing age, you should use proper contraceptive me...
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  • If you think you are pregnant or might become pregnant, discontinue the treatment, and you should consult your doctor before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Tretiva 20 Capsule while breastfeeding?
This medicine is likely to pass into your milk and may harm your baby, and hence it should not be used during breastfeeding and should consult your doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed Tretiva 20 Capsule?
If you develop vision disturbance, dizziness, drowsiness after taking this medicine, avoid driving and operating machines.


Can I consume alcohol with Tretiva 20 Capsule?
Do not consume alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may lead to a fast heartbeat, nausea and vomiting.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a medical condition like liver or kidney related disorder, heart-related disease, intestines related issues, etc.
  • You have problems with your psychiatric health.
  • You are pregnant and breastfeeding.
  • You must not donate the blood during the treatment and for 1 month after the treatment.
  • Avoid suggesting this medication to anyone even if their symptoms are similar.
  • It is not recommended to children below 12 years of age.
  • The course of this medicine must not be started, altered or stopped by yourself.
  • Visit the doctor once the course of this medicine is completed.

Mode of Action of Tretiva 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Acne is a condition that develops due to the clogging of skin pores because of dead skin cells, excess oil or dust. Tretiva 20 Capsule acts by decreasing oil secretion by the oil glands of the skin an...
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Directions for Use of Tretiva 20 MG

  • Take the dosage of this medicine according to the doctor's prescription.
  • This medicine is for oral use only.
  • Swallow as a whole with a glass of water.

Interactions of Tretiva 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Tretiva 20 Capsule may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how Tretiva 20 Capsule works if taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Especially if you are using other creams and ointments like...
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  • You may develop high levels of Vitamin A in your body when taken along with Vitamin A supplements. You should not take them simultaneously.
  • You may develop high blood pressure when taken along with tetracycline to treat an infection. You should avoid concomitant use of these two medicines.

Storage and disposal of Tretiva 20 MG

  • Store at room temperature not exceeding 25°C.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Tretiva 20 MG


If you have too much of this medicine, contact the doctor or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

The usage of this medicine is continuous and at regular intervals; hence, do not miss a dose. If the dose is missed, it is advisable to take the medicine at the earliest; if it is time for the followi...
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Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


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.


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ContainsIsotretinoin(20.0 Mg)
Side effectsDry skin, rash, itching, eye discomfort
Last Updated on: 29 Jun 2021 | 11:13 AM (IST)
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