The normal mucocutaneous side results are dose dependent and rendered tolerable by adjustment of the medication dosage and/or additional symptomatic therapy. Some patients do not may actually metabolize isotretinoin as well as others and therefore may require higher doses. Mucocutaneous side effects particularly cheilitis generally are a good measure of absorption. Patients in Group 1 represent patients for whom there is certainly evidence to show that the entire dosage of isotretinoin can be safely given.

Most woman use 1- an oral contraceptive supplement, and 2 - condoms as their two types of birth control. It is typically the second-line treatment for severe or cystic acne that hasn't responded to other oral varieties of treatment. Sometimes it is our first choice for patients who seem to be vulnerable for acne scars, or for patients who come to us after having failed other treatments. Isotretinoin functions by shrinking the oil glands in your skin that produce sebum. Don’t donate blood while you’re taking it or other dental retinoids as well as for 1 month after your last dose. In case a pregnant woman gets your donated blood, there could be enough medicine in it to cause beginning defects in her baby.