What is Isotretinoin (Accutane)?
Accutane indicated for treatment for severe acne, nodular-cystic acne, and/or acne that has not sufficiently responded to other treatments.
What is iPledge?
To inform patients about the teratogenic effects of Accutane, iPledge program has been started.
When can I start Accutane?
After checkup, the patient has 7 days starting on the date of the visit to pick up the medication.
How long will I have to be on it?
The treatment usually goes 8 to 12 months up to full benefit.
What are common side effects?
Generally, shows no serious symptoms. But the most common side effect is muscle soreness/joint aches for our active patients.