Isotroin 5 mg Capsule belongs to a group of medicines called retinoids (vitamin A derivative). It is used to treat severe acne that has not responded to other treatments.
Isotroin 5 mg Capsule should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it with food, preferably at the same time each day to avoid a missed dose. It may take several weeks for your symptoms to improve but keep taking the medicine regularly to get the most benefit. If you notice no improvement after a few weeks, see your doctor again.
The most common side effects include dry skin, rash, and increased liver enzymes. They are not usually serious and often disappear after getting used to the medicine but if they bother you or do not go away, tell your doctor.
Isotroin 5 mg Capsule may make you more sensitive to sunlight so you should limit your exposure to the sun. It may also make your skin more fragile. Avoid any waxing (hair removal), or laser treatments during treatment. Additionally, it may cause dryness of the mouth, lips, and eyes so drink plenty of water and use a moisturizer. This medicine may lead to birth defects, do consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy.
USES OF ISOTROIN CAPSULE
- Treatment of Acne
BENEFITS OF ISOTROIN CAPSULE
In Treatment of Acne
Isotroin 5 mg Capsule helps treat acne by reducing the production of sebum (a natural substance) that causes acne. This kills acne-causing bacteria and prevents spots or pimples from appearing. It usually takes a few weeks to have a noticeable effect so keep taking it even if it appears not to be working. Sometimes acne may get worse before it gets better, however, with proper use, your skin will get clearer. This medicine will help improve your mood and uplift your confidence as your skin becomes acne-free.
SIDE EFFECTS OF ISOTROIN CAPSULE
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them.
Common side effects of Isotroin
- Dry skin
- Increased liver enzymes
HOW TO USE ISOTROIN CAPSULE
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Isotroin 5 Capsule is to be taken with food.
HOW ISOTROIN CAPSULE WORKS
Isotroin 5 mg Capsule is a derivative of vitamin A. It acts on glands (sebaceous) to reduce the production of a natural substance (sebum) that causes acne. Also, the controlled sebum production kills acne-causing bacteria. It also works as an anti-inflammatory to decrease inflammation (redness and swelling).
Alcohol – CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Isotroin 5 mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy – UNSAFE
Isotroin 5 mg Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor’s advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding – CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Isotroin 5 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving – UNSAFE
Isotroin 5 mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Your night vision may get worse during your treatment. This can happen suddenly. Drowsiness and dizziness have been reported very rarely. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney – CAUTION
Isotroin 5 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Isotroin 5 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver – UNSAFE
Isotroin 5 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.