Resoten 20 mg 10 Capsules

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required


Manufacturer Name: KLM Laboratories Pvt Ltd


Drug classification: Retinoids


What is this used for:

  • Moderate to Severe Acne unresponsive to anti-microbial therapy


When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity/Known Allergy to this medicine or ingredients present along with it.
  • Liver diseases
  • Psychological disorders
  • Hypervitaminosis of vitamin A
  • Use of tetracyclines


How should I take the medicine:

Take this medicine with an adequate amount of water as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.


How this medicine works:

This medicine reduces the occurrence of acne by reducing the secretion of oils from the skin.

 

Side effects

  • Headache (Unknown)
  • Dizziness (Unknown)
  • Dry eyes (Unknown)
  • Hearing loss (unkown)
  • Ringing of the ears (unknown)
  • Acute pancreatitis (uknown)
  • Mood changes/ suicidal thoughts (Unknown)
  • Nausea and vomiting (Unknown)
  • Abdominal pain (Unknown)
  • Rashes (Unknown)
  • Blurred vision (Unknown)
  • Light sensitivity (Unknown)


Pregnancy warning: Category X

Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.


Lactation warning:

The use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative based on creatinine clearance values.


Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with the liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.

 

Drug interactions:

  • Vitamin A - Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together there may be an increase the occurrence of side effects. If you experience any unusual signs and symptoms, like blurry vision, ringing of ears, etc report to your doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.


  • Amitriptyline- Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together may increase irregular heartbeats. Inform your doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.


  • Tetracycline- Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together may increase intracranial pressure. Inform your doctor on priority if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms like dizziness, headaches, difficulty breathing etc. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.


  • Azithromycin- Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together may increase irregular heartbeats. Inform your doctor on priority if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms like fever, chills, diarrhea, sore throat, muscle aches, shortness of breath, weight loss, etc. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.


  • Clozapine- Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together may increase irregular heartbeats due to fatal disease condition called agranulocytosis (Lowering of white blood cells). Inform your doctor on priority if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms like fever, chills, diarrhea, sore throat, muscle aches, shortness of breath, weight loss etc. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.


Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol along with this medicine is not recommended as it may cause severe liver damage and liver failure.


Food interactions: N/A


Expert Advice:

  1. It is recommended to get necessary evaluatory tests before receiving this medicine.
  2. It is recommended to get a negative pregnancy test result before using this medicine as use of this medicine may affect the development of the fetus
  3. This medicine can be taken with food. 
  4. Use of this medicine must be avoided in individuals who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
  5. Patients suffering from kidney damage are recommended to discuss with your doctor before taking these tablets.
  6. Report any side effects experienced immediately to the doctor.


Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.


Overdose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.


Storage Instructions:

Store this medicine in a cool and dry place away from moisture. Keep the medicine away from the reach of children


References:

1. Isotretinoin 10 mg Soft Capsules - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (emc) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2020 [cited 13 October 2020]. Available from: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/8558#gref

2. ISOTROIN Capsules [Internet]. CiplaMed. 2020 [cited 13 October 2020]. Available from: https://www.ciplamed.com/content/isotroin-capsules

3. Isotretinoin capsules (Roaccutane): medicine to treat acne [Internet]. nhs.uk. 2020 [cited 13 October 2020]. Available from: https://www.nhs.uk/medicines/isotretinoin-capsules/

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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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