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cosmetologist recommended me this tablet I want to know the benefits of this tablet - Asked by s a on 03-Oct-2014 13:06:25

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  • Answered by Dr. on 03-Oct-2014 14:16:06

    Hi,

    I wonder how you are taking this drug and not aware about it. Sometimes it could be potentially catastrophic. Acutret is a isotretenoin which is a derivative of vitamin A. Vitamin A has teratogenic action and if a woman gets pregnant while taking this drug her baby would be born with congenital defects. It is used very carefully or even not used because of this in many countries.


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Replied by s a on 03-Oct-2014 14:39:58

for my pimples acne and allergy docter prescribed me this ... weekly 2days for one monthys..so I needed to take a second opinion

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    Answered by Dr. Srividya Venigalla on 06-Oct-2014 01:31:11

    Please make sure you use contraception to avoid pregnancy if you are sexually active, while you take this medication.


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