isotretinoin

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i·so·tre·ti·noin

 (ī′sō-trĕt′n-oin′)
n.
A synthetic isomer of retinoic acid that inhibits sebaceous gland secretion and is used in the treatment of severe nodular acne. It can cause birth defects if taken during pregnancy.

[iso- + tretinoin, retinoic acid (t(rans)- + retino(ic acid) + -in).]

isotretinoin

(ˌaɪsəʊtrəˈtɪnəʊɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug related to vitamin A, used to treat severe acne that has failed to respond to other treatment
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isotretinoin

n isotretinoína
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Three versions of isotretinoin currently are on the market: Amnesteem, Sotret, and Claravis.
Isotretinoin is marketed under the names Roaccutane, Accutane, Amnesteem, Claravis, Clarus or Decutan and has been used to treat severe acne since the 1980s.
The FDA's listing will appear for searches for the drug under any of its four names, which include the Accutane brand name and generic versions Amnesteem, Claravis and Sotret.
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A total of 19 pregnancies have been reported in patients on generic isotretinoin products since they have become available, with 18 reported for Amnesteem (Bertek), one for Claravis (Barr), and none for Sotret (Ranbaxy).
A total of 19 pregnancies have been reported in patients on generic isotretinoin products since they became available, with 18 reported for Amnesteem (Bertek), one for Claravis (Barr), and none for Sotret (Ranbaxy).
Amnesteem, the branded generic version of isotretinoin approved in November 2002 by the FDA, has a similar pregnancy prevention program.
Amnesteem, the branded generic version of isotretinoin approved in November 2002 by the FDA, has a similar pregnancy prevention program, the System to Prevent Isotretinoin Related Issues of Teratogenicity (SPIRIT).
The new branded generic, Amnesteem, earned Food and Drug Administration approval in November for the treatment of severe recalcitrant nodular acne.