Acutret 10 Mg Capsule

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    Acutret 10 Mg Capsule Information

    Acutret 10 Mg Capsule is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Capsule. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Pimples.

    The optimal dosage of Acutret 10 Mg Capsule is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Acutret 10 Mg Capsule can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Acutret 10 Mg Capsule are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    It is also important to note that Acutret 10 Mg Capsule has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Acutret 10 Mg Capsule's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Acutret 10 Mg Capsule related warnings section.

    Acutret 10 Mg Capsule can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Acutret 10 Mg Capsule in conditions like Depression. Some other conditions that can be affected by Acutret 10 Mg Capsule are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Drug reaction of Acutret 10 Mg Capsule with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    In addition to the above precautions for Acutret 10 Mg Capsule, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



    Acutret 10 Mg Capsule Benefits & Uses

    Acutret 10 Mg Capsule is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Acutret 10 Mg Capsule Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Pimples (Acne)
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Capsule
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 5 months
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Pimples (Acne)
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Capsule
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 5 months
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Pimples (Acne)
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Capsule
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 5 months
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Acutret 10 Mg Capsule Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Acutret 10 Mg Capsule safe for pregnant women?


      Acutret has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Acutret without medical advice.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Acutret 10 Mg Capsule safe during breastfeeding?


      Acutret may lead to some side effects in breastfeeding women. If you witness any unusal symptoms after taking Acutret, discontinue its use and call your doctor right away. Follow your doctor's advice regarding the use of Acutret.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Acutret 10 Mg Capsule on the Kidneys?


      Acutret rarely affects the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Acutret 10 Mg Capsule on the Liver?


      There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Acutret. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Acutret 10 Mg Capsule on the Heart?


      The heart can be affected by Acutret. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart the medicine only after medical advice.

      Moderate


    Severe Interaction of Acutret 10 Mg Capsule with Other Drugs

    Acutret 10 Mg Capsule should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Acutret 10 Mg Capsule Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Acutret 10 Mg Capsule unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Acutret 10 Mg Capsule

    • Is this Acutret 10 Mg Capsule habit forming or addictive?


      No, there is no any evidence that Acutret 10 Mg Capsule is addictive.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Acutret 10 Mg Capsule does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but take Acutret 10 Mg Capsule only as per medical advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Acutret 10 Mg Capsule is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

      No

    Acutret 10 Mg Capsule Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Acutret 10 Mg Capsule


      Acutret 10 Mg Capsule may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Acutret 10 Mg Capsule


      Taking [medicine] and alcohol at the same time may lead to mild side effects. Contact your doctor right away if you observe any side effects.

      Mild


    Frequently asked Questions about Acutret 10 Mg Capsule

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Acutret cure acne scars?

    Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

    Acutret is only indicated for the treatment of acne (severe recalcitrant nodular acne) not for the cure of acne scars.

    Question about 4 years ago

    How to take Acutret?

    Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

    Tablet and capsule should be taken by mouth with food once daily or as advised by your doctor. Cream should be applied to the affected area. After applying it gently rub the cream till it is fully absorbed, then wash your hands. Precautions must be taken in patients with anorexia nervosa, depression, history of photoallergy, and improper kidney function.

    Question about 4 years ago

    How does Acutret work?

    Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

    Acutret works by decreasing the production of sebum and reducing the size of sebaceous glands temporarily. It also prevents the formation of small bumps along with decreasing the inflammation.

    Question about 3 years ago

    Can Acutret cause tinnitus?

    Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

    Acutret has been reported to cause tinnitus. It is a known side effect of this drug. If you experience ringing in the ears after taking this medicine, then inform your doctor about without any further delay.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Acutret cause hair loss?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, oral Acutret might cause hair loss due to temporary thinning of hair but it occurs very rarely. However, if you notice excessive hair loss then consult it with your doctor and follow his/her instructions.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

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    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Accutane® (isotretinoin)

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Absorica™ (isotretinoin)



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