Isotroin Capsules (Generic Accutane) – Product Information
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Generic Accutane Capsules (Isotroin), is an extremely powerful and potent acne-controlling medicine, is used to treat severe recalcitrant nodular acne which are resistant to therapy, particularly cystic acne and acne conglobata, especially when the lesions involve the trunk. Nodules are inflammatory lesions which have a diameter of 5 mm or greater. “Severe,” by definition, means “many” as opposed to “few or several” nodules.
A single course of Isotroin therapy for 15 to 20 weeks has been shown to result in total and prolonged remission of disease in many patients. If a second course of therapy is required, it should not be started until at least 8 weeks after completion of the first course of the medication.
Isotretinoin capsules are also available as Roaccutane, Tretiva, Amnesteem, Claravis, and Sotret. Earlier it was available as Accutane in the US market.
Isotroin Capsules (Generic Roaccutane) manufactured by Cipla are available in in the strengths of 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg and 30 mg.
Name of the Drug
We supply original Isotroin capsules manufactured by Cipla Ltd. .
Manufacturer of Isotroin Capsules
Active Ingredient present in Isotroin Capsules
The active ingredient present in Isotroin capsules is Isotretinoin. Each soft gel capsule contains 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg or 30 mg of the active ingredient Isotretinoin.
How Does Generic Roaccutane (Isotroin Capsules) Work?
Generic Roaccutane (Isotroin Capsules) work by cutting down the amount of oily substances (sebum) made by the glands in your skin. Isotroin capsules (Isotretinoin) will also assist in reducing the bacteria, inflammation and open clogged pores.
Uses of Generic Accutane / Roaccutane (Isotroin by Cipla)
Generic Roaccutane (Isotretinoin) is used to treat severe nodular acne. It is usually given after other types of acne medications or antibiotics have been tried without successful treatment of symptoms.
Isotroin capsules by Cipla (Generic Accutane, Isotretinoin) is a form of vitamin A. It reduces the amount of oil released by oil glands in your skin, and helps your skin renew itself more quickly. It may also be used to treat other skin diseases as determined by your doctor including:
• folliculitis, gram-negative (bacterial infection of the skin on the face beginning near the nose)
• hidradenitis suppurativa (sweat gland problem)
• rosacea (red skin disorder of the face, usually of the nose and cheeks)
• thickened or patchy skin disorders, such as keratosis follicularis, palmoplantar keratoderma, lamellar ichthyosis, or pityriasis rubra pilaris.
We supply Isotroin by Cipla. Each soft gel Isotroin capsule contains 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg or 30 mg of Isotretinoin. It is also known as Generic Accutane and Generic Roaccutane.
How to Use Isotroin Capsules
Take Isotroin by Cipla (Generic Accutane, Isotretinoin) exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Always take Isotroin by Cipla (Generic Accutane) with a full glass of water to prevent the capsule from melting in your esophagus (food pipe), causing irritation. Do not chew or suck on the capsule. Swallow it as quickly as possible.
Your acne may seem to get worse at first, but should then begin to improve.
To be sure Isotroin capsules (Generic Isotretinoin) are not causing harmful effects, your blood may need to be tested often. Your liver function may also need to be tested. Visit your doctor regularly.
Never share Isotroin by Cipla (Generic Accutane) with another person even if they have the same symptoms you have.
Side effects of Isotroin Capsules (Generic Roaccutane)
Most side effects of Generic Roaccutane appear to be dose related with the more severe effects occurring at Isotretinoin doses above 1 mg/kg/day. The side effects may recede during continued therapy and the mucocutaneous effects were seen to be reversible with dosage reduction or discontinuation of therapy.
The most commonly observed side effects associated with Isotroin therapy are those associated with hypervitaminosis A, i.e. dryness of the mucosa, which on the lips can be relieved by the application of a fatty ointment, dryness of the nasal mucosa which can lead to epistaxis, dryness of the pharyngeal mucosa and hoarseness and dryness of the vaginal and/or anal mucosa.
Warnings & Precautions
Do not use Isotroin by Cipla (Generic Accutane capsules) if you are allergic to isotretinoin or to parabens, or in particular if you are pregnant or may become pregnant. To make sure you can safely take Isotroin capsules (Generic Roaccutane), tell your doctor if you have any of these other conditions:
• a personal or family history of depression or mental illness
• heart disease, high cholesterol or triglycerides
• osteoporosis or other bone disorders
• an intestinal disorder such as inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, or Crohn’s disease;
• an eating disorder (anorexia nervosa)
• liver disease
Never use Isotroin capsules (Generic Roaccutane) if you are pregnant.
It can cause severe, life-threatening birth defects if the mother takes the medication during pregnancy. Even one dose of Isotroin by Cipla (Generic Accutane)can cause major birth defects of the baby’s ears, eyes, face, skull, heart, and brain. Unless you have had your uterus and ovaries removed (total hysterectomy with oophorectomy) or have been in menopause for at least 12 months in a row, you are considered to be of child-bearing potential. Even women who have had their tubes tied are required to use birth control while taking Isotroin capsules (Generic Isotretinoin).
You must agree to use two specific forms of birth control beginning 30 days before you start taking Isotroin by Cipla (Generic Accutane, Isotretinoin) and ending 30 days after you stop taking it. Both a primary and a secondary form of birth control must be used together.
Primary forms of birth control include:
• tubal ligation (tubes tied)
• vasectomy of the male sexual partner
• an IUD (intrauterine device)
• estrogen-containing birth control pills (not mini-pills)
• hormonal birth control patches, implants, injections, or vaginal ring
Secondary forms of birth control include:
• a male latex condom plus spermicidal foam or gel
• a diaphragm plus spermicidal foam or gel
• a cervical cap plus spermicidal foam or gel
• a vaginal sponge containing spermicide
Stop using Isotroin by Cipla (Generic Accutane, Isotretinoin) and call your doctor at once if you have unprotected sex, if you quit using birth control, if your period is late, or if you think you might be pregnant.
Isotroin Capsules During Breastfeeding
It is not known whether isotretinoin passes into breast milk. Do not take Isotroin by Cipla (Generic Accutane capsules) without first consulting your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.