Acutret 10 MG Capsule
This medication belongs to a category of chemical compounds called retinoid. It helps in the treatment of cystic acne or nodular acne that has previously not responded to any other kinds of treatment. This capsule lowers the production of facial oil and prevents hardening of the skin.
If acne is not properly treated it can cause permanent scarring. It is advised that before taking this medication you should take preventive measures and consult your doctor if:
- You are allergic to foods, particularly peanuts or soy
- You have a medical or family history of diabetes, liver disease, eating disorders, mental disorders or lowered bone density
- You are pregnant, are planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding
- You have hearing problems, bowel problems or irregular periods
This capsule is helpful against the following conditions:
Below are some of the common side effects of this medication
Bleeding From Nose
Scaling, Burning, Redness, And Swelling Of Skin
Nausea Or Vomiting
Pain And Tenderness Eyes
Itchy And Dry Skin
Difficulty In Swallowing
How long is the duration of effect?The time duration for which this medication remains effective is not clinically established.
What is the onset of action?The effect of this medication can be observed within 2-4 weeks of topical application.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Use of this medication by women are pregnant or suspecting a pregnancy is not recommended. It is advised to take extra precautionary measures and avoid intended/unintended pregnancy while using this medicine.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Use of this medication by women who are breastfeeding is not recommended. Your doctor may prescribe suitable alternatives after assessing your condition.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Acutret 10 MG Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Skip the missed dose and continue with the regularly scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected.
This medication works by preventing the production of sebum from the glands present in the inner layers of skin. It also promotes the growth of healthy skin cells.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
Increased Pressure Around The BrainThis medication is not recommended for use in patients having increased pressure around the brain due to a disease or trauma. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment in such cases.
Psychiatric DisordersUse of this medication may worsen the symptoms of psychiatric disorders. It should be used with caution by patients suffering from mood changes, anxiety, agitation, depression etc.
OsteoporosisUse of this medication may cause a reduction in bone density and hence should be used with caution in patients suffering from osteoporosis or other disorders affecting bone density.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholInteraction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
LabInformation not available.
Interaction with Medicine
TetracyclineThe oral form of this medication should not be used with tetracycline or other antibiotics belonging to the same category. Your doctor will determine the best course of treatment in such cases.
Ethinyl EstradiolThe oral form of this medication should not be used with Ethinyl estradiol or other hormonal preparations belonging to the same category. Your doctor will determine the best course of treatment in such cases. It is advised to take extra precautionary measures to avoid unintended pregnancies while using this medication.
Natural Micronised ProgesteroneThe oral form of this medication should not be used with progesterone or other hormonal preparations belonging to the same category. Your doctor will determine the best course of treatment in such cases.
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