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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Tetracycline resolves moderate acne, precluding need for isotretinion, which has more side effects.
If a patient and/or the parents are reliable and I can be assured that they will report any depression or mood changes, then I will prescribe isotretinion.