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Isotane

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Isotane

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  1. Isotane Benefits & Uses
  2. Isotane Dosage & How to Take
  3. Isotane Side Effects
  4. Isotane Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Isotane with Other Drugs
  6. Isotane Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Isotane
  8. Isotane Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Isotane Benefits & Uses

Isotane is used to treat the following -

  1. Pimples Primary

Isotane 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.

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Ingredients of Isotane

Isotretinoin

Isotane Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Isotane is used -

  1. Depression Rare
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Abdominal Pain Rare
  4. Suicidal behavior
  5. Anemia Rare
  6. Hepatitis
  7. Pancreatic inflammation
  8. Hypercholesterolaemia
  9. Steven-johnsons syndrome
  10. Loss of appetite
  11. Erythema
  12. Back Pain Mild
  13. Muscle Ache Mild
  14. Musculoskeletal Pain (Bone, Muscle or Joint)
  15. Increased Liver Enzymes

Isotane Related Warnings

Is the use of Isotane safe for pregnant women?

Isotane should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

Severe

Is the use of Isotane safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Isotane. Immediately discontinue Isotane if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

Moderate

What is the effect of Isotane on the Kidneys?

Isotane may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Isotane on the Liver?

Isotane can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Isotane on the Heart?

The heart can be affected by Isotane. 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 Isotane with Other Drugs

Isotane should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Isotane Contraindications

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

  1. Allergy
  2. Hearing Loss
  3. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  4. Depression
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Diabetes
  7. Osteoporosis

Frequently asked Questions about Isotane

Is this Isotane habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Isotane is addictive.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Isotane will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, Isotane is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Isotane is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Isotane Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Isotane

Some foods when eaten with Isotane can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Isotane

Drinking alcohol while taking Isotane may lead to slight side effects. If you experience any side effects, contact your doctor.

Mild

Isotane FAQs

Question about 1 year ago

Can Isotane cause polycystic ovary syndrome (pcos)?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, it has been reported to cause polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) but it occurs very rarely. If you experience PCOS symptoms such as menstrual irregularity, excessive hair growth, acne, and obesity after taking this drug on a regular basis, then consult it with your doctor without any further delay.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Isotane causes dry skin?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes, Isotane causes dryness of skin but only in few cases. It is a known side effect of this drug. For mild dryness, you can use petroleum jelly for moisturization. If you experience excessive dryness of the skin after using this drug, then consult your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

Question 12 months ago

Can I take aspirin with Isotane?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Isotane can be taken after aspirin. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any unpleasant effects then consult your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

Question over 1 year ago

Can Isotane cause irregular periods or bleeding between periods?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

No, Isotane does not cause irregular periods. So far, no direct association between Isotane use and irregular menses or bleeding between periods has been established.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Isotane causes dry mouth?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

Yes, oral Isotane causes dry mouth because it decreases the saliva secretion in your mouth. It is a common side effect of this drug. If you experience severe dry mouth after taking this drug, keep yourself hydrated with juices, shakes and ample water.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

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  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 894-895
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Accutane® (isotretinoin)
  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Absorica™ (isotretinoin)
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