The drug "Roaccutane": instructions for use

drug "Roaccutane" is a synthetic drug designed to eliminate acne.

therapeutic effect of the drug "Roaccutane» Roaccutane User

Guide indicates that the active ingredient isotretinoin, part of the means to facilitate the skin in complex forms of acne and anti-inflammatory effects.The drug is released in the form of oval opaque capsules and suspensions.For analogs include drugs "erase" and "Aknekutan."

Indications for use of medicines "Roaccutane»

Guide reports that the drug is prescribed for the treatment of severe acne nodulocystic manifestations and pathology with the risk of scarring and acne that can not be cured by other means.

Contra medicament "Roaccutane»

Guide contains a list of bans on the use of funds.Do not take the drug for liver failure, hyperlipidemia.Not allowed the use of the drug by children under 12 years of age, pregnant and nursing women, people suffering hypervitaminosis A and hypersensitivity to the agent.Roaccutane tablets prohibited reception together with drugs tetracycline group.With care presc

ribe a remedy for diabetes, alcoholism, obesity, depression and disorders of lipid metabolism.

drug "Roaccutane": User - forms

receiving the drug should be used twice a day.Initial dosage ranges from 0.5 to 1 milligram, multiplied by the total body weight.In complex cases, the amount of the drug doubled.The duration of therapy is up to six months.If the drug is poorly tolerated, the dose can be reduced by increasing the duration of therapy.In most cases, the main symptoms disappear after the initial course of treatment.When relapse repeat the treatment after 2 months in the previous dosage.For external use can be used as drug "Roaccutane" retinoic ointment, which included also contains isotretinoin.If you have hypervitaminosis A due to an overdose the stomach should be washed.

Side effects of medication "Roaccutane»

isotretinoin ointment

Guide indicates numerous negative manifestations on the time of treatment.Most often they are the result of an overdose, and are reversible.The nervous system responds to medication headache, depression, increased intracranial pressure, seizures.In some cases it may be photophobia, eye irritation, conjunctivitis, cataract, blepharitis, hearing impairment.Sometimes "Roaccutane" (tablets) lead to digestive disorders, manifested as nausea, diarrhea, intestinal inflammation, pancreatitis, bleeding.In addition, side effects include neutropenia, dry skin, sweating, hyperpigmentation, changes in the number of platelets, thinning hair.As a result of hypervitaminosis A appears hoarseness, conjunctivitis, corneal opacity, acceptance of contact lenses.