Isotretinoin belongs to a group of medicines known as retinoids. It is used to treat severe acne.
Do not take isotretinoin if you:
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant
- Have liver disease, high cholesterol levels
- Are breast-feeding
- Are taking tetracyclines
- Are allergic to Isotretinoin
- Have very high levels of vitamin A
- Are allergic to soya
Malignant melanoma or melanoma is a rare type of skin cancer that makes up for about 10% of all skin cancer cases.It is also responsible for most deaths due to skin cancer.
Adapalene is an anti-acne medication belonging to the group of chemicals called as "Retinoids" and is related to Vitamin A. Adapalene is used for treatment of mild to moderate Acne, Psoriasis and few other skin conditions. It works by increasing the turnover rate of epithelial cells in the skin. Which basically means that it increase the rate of new skin cells replacing the older dead skin cells.
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions affecting specially teenagers. It is commonly known as pimple. It can cause the formation of whiteheads, blackheads or inflames red lesions. It affects almost all people at some point of time in life and might become a cause of great distress and hamper ones self esteem and confidence.