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  1. Isotretinoin is used to treat severe recalcitrant nodular acne (a certain type of severe acne) that has ... been helped by other treatments, such as antibiotics. Isotretinoin is in a class of medications called retinoids. ...
  2. Isotretinoin (Accutane) and Pregnancy (Organization of Teratology Information Specialists) - PDF  
    ... or visit us online at: www.OTISpregnancy.org . Isotretinoin (Accutane ® ) and Pregnancy In every pregnancy, a woman ... advice from your health care professional. What is isotretinoin? Isotretinoin is a prescription medication taken by mouth ...
  3. Accutane and Other Retinoids (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation)  
    ... this page It's been added to your dashboard . Isotretinoin and other retinoids during pregnancy Isotretinoin is a ... your health care provider right away. How can isotretinoin affect your baby during pregnancy? Taking isotretinoin during ...
  4. Acne From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    ... the growth of bacteria is decreased. Advantages of Isotretinoin Isotretinoin is a very effective medicine that can ... same treatment or prescribe other medicines. Disadvantages of Isotretinoin Isotretinoin can cause birth defects in the developing ...
  5. Skin Cancer Prevention From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... nonmelanoma skin cancer from forming or coming back. Isotretinoin High doses of isotretinoin have been shown to prevent new skin cancers in patients with xeroderma pigmentosum . However, isotretinoin has not been shown to prevent nonmelanoma skin ...
  6. Prescription Medications for Treating Acne (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    ... over a period of 3 to 5 days. Isotretinoin Isotretinoin is a potent oral retinoid that is reserved ... resistant to other medications. For more information about isotretinoin, see Treating Severe Acne. Oral Antibiotics For patients ...
  7. Adult Acne: Effective Treatment Available (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    ... is severe or very resistant to treatment, oral isotretinoin may be prescribed. In some cases, intermittent therapy with isotretinoin can help adults maintain clear skin. Patients in ...
  8. Treating Severe Acne (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    ... include: Drainage and surgical excision Interlesional corticosteroid injection Isotretinoin Oral antibiotics Oral contraceptives Drainage and Surgical Excision ...
  9. Acne Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
    ... severe acne does not improve with other medications, isotretinoin (Accutane®) may be needed. Isotretinoin is an oral drug that is usually taken ... or twice a day for 16- 20 weeks. Isotretinoin is very expensive and can have severe side ...
  10. Treating Children and Adolescents (Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America)  
    ... is often triggered or aggravated by steroid therapy. Isotretinoin is commonly prescribed for severe acne that does ... respond to other treatments. However, the safety of isotretinoin in people with IBD has not been clearly ...
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