Accure capsule 20 mg 30’s

 1,850.00

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Drug Strength: 20 mg
Drug Form : Capsule
Pack Size : 30s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Accure capsule contains Isotretinoin, Oral | belongs to Vitamin A derivative

SKU: pg_131_174 Category:

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    How it works

    This medicine works by slowing the production of certain substances that cause an acne breakout.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Accure capsule 20 mg 30’s

    • Changes in skin color rare
    • Bleeding from nose rare
    • Scaling, burning, redness, and swelling of skin
    • Burning, dry and itchy eyes rare
    • Itchy and dry skin
    • Bleeding or swollen gums rare
    • Changes in the nail color rare
    • Hair loss rare
    • Sweating rare
    • Ringing or buzzing in the ears rare

    Uses of Accure capsule 20 mg 30’s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Nodular acne

      This medicine is used for the treatment of a severe form of acne called nodular acne characterized by large, inflamed, painful acne lesions deep under the skin. It is used in patients who have not responded adequately to therapy with systemic antibacterials and topical therapy.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 2-4 weeks of topical application.

    • Duration of Effect

      The time duration for which this medicine remains effective is not clinically established.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      Use of this medicine 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.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      Use of this medicine by women who are breastfeeding is not recommended. Your doctor may prescribe suitable alternatives after assessing your condition.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to tretinoin/Accure capsule 20 mg 30’s /retinoids or any other component present in the dosage form.

    • Hypervitaminosis A

      This medicine is not recommended for use if you have more than normal levels of vitamin A in the body.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      Use of this medicine 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.

    • Breast-feeding

      Use of this medicine by women who are breastfeeding is not recommended. Your doctor may prescribe suitable alternatives after assessing your condition.

    General Warnings
    • Exposure to sun

      Use of this medicine can cause adverse reactions of the skin on sun exposure. You should either avoid stepping out at daytime or take appropriate precautionary measures.

    • Contraception

      Appropriate means of birth control should be adopted while using this medicine. It can cause oral/hormonal contraception failure and hence use of multiple contraception is advised. Contact your doctor immediately if you suspect a pregnancy while using this medicine.

    • Donation of blood

      It is advised to refrain from donating blood for 1 month after stopping the use of this medicine.

    • Diabetes

      This medicine may alter the blood glucose levels and hence should be used with extreme caution in patients with diabetes mellitus. Close monitoring of the blood glucose levels, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    • Hearing impairment

      Use of this medicine has been associated with hearing impairment which may persist even after the use is discontinued.

    • Disturbance in vision

      Use of this medicine may cause disturbances in vision. Report any incidence of disturbance in the vision to the doctor.

    • Hyperlipidemia

      This medicine has been associated with an increased level of lipids and triglycerides in the body and hence should be used with caution in patients suffering from hypercholesterolemia and other associated diseases. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • Driving or operating machinery

      This medicine may rarely cause dizziness, drowsiness, visual disturbances, etc. in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Skip the missed dose and continue with the regularly scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

    • Overdose

      Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include a headache, dizziness, vomiting, stomach pain, tingling and stinging sensation of the skin etc.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Tetracycline severe
    • Methoxsalen moderate
    • Medroxyprogesterone moderate
    • Doxycycline severe
    • Daclizumab severe
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having increased pressure around the brain due to the risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Report any unusual symptoms such as a headache, nausea, vomiting, visual disturbances, etc. to the doctor immediately. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with preexisting psychiatric conditions or depression due to the risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine 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. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver diseases due to the risk of worsening the patient's condition. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of the liver function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    Lab interactions

    General Instructions

    Take Accure capsule 20 mg 30’s as instructed by the doctor. Follow all the directions mentioned on the label. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than prescribed. This medicine should be taken with food. The symptoms might get worse in the initial phase of treatment.

    Other details

    • To be taken with food
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    what are the adverse effects of Accure capsule 20 mg 30’s?

    Dryness, erosion of mucosa. Monitor for keratitis with dry eye. Alopecia. Rise in liver enzymes and serum triglycerides (risk of fatal pancreatitis). Nausea, headache, drowsiness, sweating, mood changes, neurological disorders, psychiatric reactions, seizures, menstrual irregularities, myalgia, arthralgia. Reversible haematuria and proteinuria. Occasionally, hearing loss, allergic vasculitis, thrombocytopenia, visual disturbances (warn patient as can be sudden; refer patients for ophthalmological examination and consider withdrawal). Rarely, facial hyperpigmentation, hirsutism, acne fulminans, lymphadenopathy, blood dyscrasias, increased transaminases, triglycerides, cholesterol and blood glucose. Reports of benign intracranial hypertension (discontinue), decreased night vision.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Accure capsule 20 mg 30’s?

    Adults: Initially 0.5 mg/kg body wt. daily as a single dose or in two divided doses with food for 4 wk. Adjust according to response in range 0.1-1 mg/kg body wt. daily for a further 8-12 wk. Repeat courses are not normally recommended. Children: Not recommended.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Accure capsule 20 mg 30’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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