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What is Tretonin?

Tretonin Tablet is used for Severe skin problems and other conditions. Tretonin Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Tretonin Tablet contains Isotretinoin as an active ingredient.
Tretonin Tablet works by decreasing the amount of oil secreted by oil glands.
Axis Life manufactures Tretonin Tablet.
Detailed information related to Tretonin Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Tretonin Tablet Uses

Tretonin Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
  • Severe skin problems
  • Tretonin Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed here.
References: 1
Learn more: Uses

Tretonin Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Tretonin Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
References: 1

Tretonin Tablet - Composition and Active Ingredients

Tretonin Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Tretonin Tablet - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Tretonin Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
References: 1
Learn more: Side-effects

Tretonin Tablet - Precautions & How to Use

Before using Tretonin Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • Avoid blood donation till 30 days after treatment
  • Men must use contraception
  • Monitor blood lipid levels, liver function, blood cell count and pregnancy test before treatment
  • Planning to get pregnant
  • Use sunscreen
  • Women must use at least two methods of contraception

Tretonin Tablet - Drug Interactions

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Tretonin Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Tretonin Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
Learn more: Interactions

Tretonin Tablet - Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Tretonin Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Tretonin Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
  • Allergic reactions
  • Breastfeeding
  • Laser skin treatments
  • Pregnant
  • Vitamin A supplements
  • Waxing for hair removal
Learn more: Contraindications

Where to Buy Tretonin Tablet

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Tretonin Tablet - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Tretonin Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
  • Is Tretonin Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Tretonin Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Tretonin Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Tretonin Tablet

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
References: 2, 3, 4, 5

Overdosage of Tretonin Tablet

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Tretonin Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
References: 6, 7, 8

Storage of Tretonin Tablet

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Tretonin Tablet.
References: 9, 10, 11, 12

Expired Tretonin Tablet

  • Taking a single dose of expired Tretonin Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
References: 13, 14

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

Questions - Tretonin Tablet

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Tretonin Tablet - Packages and Strengths

Tretonin Tablet is available in the following packages and strengths
Tretonin Tablet - Packages: 30 Tablet
Tretonin Tablet - Strengths: 20MG

Tretonin Tablet - Manufacturers

The medicine is manufactured by the following companies

Tretonin Tablet - Demographic Information


  1. Dailymed LABEL: ABSORICA- isotretinoin capsule - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
  2. - Accessed: July 14, 2016.
  3. - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  4. Cancer.Net (2014). - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  5. Schachter, S.C., Shafer, P. O. &; Sirven, J.I. (2013). - Accessed: May 28, 2016.
  6. National Institute of Drug Abuse (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  7. eMedicinehealth (2016). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  10. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  11. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  12. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
  13. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  14. Harvard Medical School (2016). - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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