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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 This sheet talks about the ... advice from your health care provider. What is isotretinoin? Isotretinoin is a prescription medication taken by mouth ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. Tretinoin (Retin-A) and Pregnancy (Organization of Teratology Information Specialists) - PDF  
    ... Differin ® ). My doctor said that tretinoin is like isotretinoin (Accutane ® ), and I’ve heard that isotretinoin causes birth defects. Can using tretinoin during pregnancy ...
  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. Accutane and Other Retinoids (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation)  
    ... added to your dashboard . Accutane and other retinoids Isotretinoin is a prescription medication used to treat a ... including oral antibiotics. Accutane, the original brand of isotretinoin, has been discontinued. Other brands (Amnesteem, Claravis, Sotret) ...
  9. Treating Severe Acne (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    ... include: Drainage and surgical excision Interlesional corticosteroid injection Isotretinoin Oral antibiotics Oral contraceptives Drainage and Surgical Excision ...
  10. 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 ...
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