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Accutane®, Singapore - Shim Clinic

Accutane® Singapore: Accutane is the trade name, owned by Roche®, of oral isotretinoin used for the treatment of acne.

Roaccutane®, which contains isotretinoin, comes in a few formulations:

  • Accutane® 10mg soft gel capsule
  • Accutane® 20mg soft gel capsule
  • Accutane® 40mg soft gel capsule

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Marker May Predict Immunotherapy Benefit in High-Risk Neuroblastoma
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 09:59:59 +0800 | CancerNetwork
This video examines how a specific combination of KIR/KIR-ligand genotypes in high-risk neuroblastoma patients may be predictive of outcomes when adding dinutuximab to isotretinoin. (Source: CancerNetwork)

Accutane (Isotretinoin) - updated on RxList
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0800 | RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs
Learn about the prescription medication Accutane (Isotretinoin), drug uses, dosage, side effects, drug interactions, warnings, reviews and patient labeling. (Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)

Zenatane (Isotretinoin Capsules) - updated on RxList
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:00:00 +0800 | RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)

What Are Options for Acne Treatment?
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:16:51 +0800 |
Discussion Acne vulgaris or acne is a problem of the pilosebaceous follicle. It occurs most prominently where sebaceous glands are abundant especially the face, neck, and upper back. Sebum production increases because of androgens. Keratin and sebum clog the pores of the pilosebaceous unit causing hyperkeratosis (clogged pilosebaceous unit = clogged pores = comedomes). Propionibacterium acnes, a gram-negative anaerobe, multiplies in the sebaceous unit causing an inflammatory reaction resulting in moderate or severe acne. Skin lesions include: Comedomal acne has comedomes White heads = closed comedomes Black heads = open comedomes Inflammatory acne has papules and pustules Nodulocystic acne has nodules and cysts For each type, the density and extent of the lesions should be noted. Scar...

Claravis Capsules (Isotretinoin) - new on RxList
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 14:00:00 +0800 | RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)

Amnesteem Capsules (Isotretinoin) - new on RxList
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 14:00:00 +0800 | RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)

How Birth Control Can Change Your Skin
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:36:15 +0800 | Healthy Living - The Huffington Post
For Teen Vogue, by Phillip Picardi. Here in the beauty department, we’ve already told you about one particular pill that could help with your acne. You know it as Accutane, and while it certainly works for most who try it, it’s a pretty major and serious commitment. But there’s another pill you can take that’s a lot less medically controversial. Yes, you guessed it: birth control. Going on “the pill,” as it’s called, can totally change your skin by regulating your hormones, which is crucial for young women who are still developing, or whose bodies are still adjusting from their very first period. (Yet another reason it has uses beyond just preventing pregnancy — but we digress.) “The pill contains the same hormones that your body makes...

isotretinoin (Claravis, Amnesteem, Absorica, Myorisan, Zenatane, Sotret, Accutane)
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 14:00:00 +0800 | MedicineNet Skin General
Title: isotretinoin (Claravis, Amnesteem, Absorica, Myorisan, Zenatane, Sotret, Accutane)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/8/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)

Depression screening using health questionnaires in patients receiving oral isotretinoin for acne vulgaris - Schrom K, Nagy T, Mostow E.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 03:23:24 +0800 | SafetyLit
Isotretinoin is used to treat severe and recalcitrant acne. Possible side effects include depression, suicide, and suicidal ideation; however, other studies suggest isotretinoin may improve mood and quality of life. Although iPLEDGE consenting warns about... (Source: SafetyLit)

Experts present first recommendations for treating acne fulminans
Fri, 03 Jun 2016 18:51:51 +0800 | Skin and Allergy News
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. – Patients with acne fulminans should first begin corticosteroid monotherapy before adding isotretinoin, according to the first evidence-based consensus recommendations on this disease. Antibiotics should not be used as first line treatment or monotherapy for acne fulminans,... (Source: Skin and Allergy News)

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