Active Ingredients: Isotretinoin
Women of child-bearing potential must agree in writing to use two specific forms of birth control and have regular pregnancy tests before,, and after taking isotretinoin.
It is dangerous to try and purchase Accutane on the Internet or from vendors outside of the United Herpes treatment valacyclovir.
Do not take vitamin supplements containing vitamin A while you are taking isotretinoin. Do not donate blood while taking Accutane and for at least 30 days after you stop taking it.
You must be registered in the program and sign documents stating that you understand the dangers of this medication and that you agree to use birth control as required by the program.
Ask your doctor or call the drug maker if you have questions about the program or the written requirements.
To make sure you can safely take Accutane, tell your doctor if you have any of these other conditions. Accutane can cause severe, life-threatening birth defects if the mother takes the medication during pregnancy.
Even one dose of Accutane can cause major birth defects of the baby's ears, eyes, face, skull, heart, and brain.
Unless you have had your uterus and ovaries removed total hysterectomy with oophorectomy or have been in menopause for at least 12 months in a row, you are considered to be of child-bearing potential. Even women who have had their tubes tied are required to use birth control while raloxifene 60 Accutane.
You must have a negative pregnancy test 30 days before you start taking Accutane. If any of these steps are missed or not completed within the required timeframe, isotretinoin cannot be dispensed.
The registry has not been demonstrated to decrease rates of pregnancy among patients taking isotretinoin as compared to proceeding regulatory systems. Concerns about the use of iPLEDGE by transgendered males and women who have sex with women have been raised as iPLEDGE does not provide a registration option that both captures their gender or sexual identity and their pregnancy potential.
Under the preceding regulatory strategies to iPLEDGE, isotretinoin was under-prescribed to African American patients and women as compared to white patients and men. In New Zealand, where oral isotretinoin can be prescribed only by dermatologists registered within a governmental database, ethnic minorities such as the Maori and Pacific people are less likely to be prescribed isotretinoin than their white counterparts though it is not known if this disparity is due to the regulatory structure or other factors.