Medications and Drugs
Brand Names: Amnesteem, Claravis, Sotret
Generic Name: isotretinoin (oral) (Pronunciation: EYE so TRET i noyn)
What is isotretinoin (Amnesteem, Claravis, Sotret)?
Isotretinoin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
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Accutane 20 mg
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Accutane 40 mg
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Amnesteem 10 mg
oval, brown, imprinted with I10
Amnesteem 20 mg
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Amnesteem 40 mg
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Isotretinoin 20 mg-BAR
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Isotretinoin 40 mg-BAR
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What are the possible side effects of isotretinoin (Amnesteem, Claravis, Sotret)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using isotretinoin and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
Less serious side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What is the most important information I should know about isotretinoin (Amnesteem, Claravis, Sotret)?
Isotretinoin is available only under a special program called iPLEDGE. It is dangerous to try and purchase isotretinoin on the Internet or from vendors outside of the United States.
Do not take vitamin supplements containing vitamin A while you are taking isotretinoin.
Do not donate blood while taking isotretinoin and for at least 30 days after you stop taking it.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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