Amnesteem Acne Capsule

Generic Name:Isotretinoin

Amnesteem is a skin care drug used for the treatment of acne. A form of Vitamin A with the composition of Isotretinoin in it used to cure skin ailments. Amesteem skin care pills used orally for the treatment and prevention of severe acne. Acne is caused by inflammation of the skin. It primarily affects ;teenagers, but it also affects adults. Severe acne causes permanent scarring of the skin. The inflammation is caused in part by an increased secretion of sebum or an oily substance found from glands in the skin known as sebaceous glands. Amnesteem is used to treat nodular acne that cannot be treated with the use of antibiotics. Amnesteen skin care drug is used to treat severe acne that is resistant to traditional treatments such as creams, drying agents, and topical or oral antibiotics. Complete reduction or extended improvement is seen in many patients after one course of 15 to 20 weeks of the use. Because of its serious side effects, this drug should be used only for severe resistant acne. In 1982 the Food and Drug Administration of USA has approved its usage.

How to Use

The recommended dose of Amnesteem skin care pill is 0.5 to 2 mg per kg of body weight daily. The daily dose as a rule is administered in two divided doses for 15-20 weeks. Amnesteem skin care drug should be taken with food in order to improve its absorption. It is also suggested that Amnesteem skin care drug should always be taken with a full glass of water to prevent the capsule from melting in your esophagus or food pipe, which may cause irritation. The healthcare experts advise to not chew or suck on the capsule and swallow it as fast as possible. It has been also suggested to take Amnesteem acne capsules with food or milk.

Cautions before Using

There are some cautions that are to be followed while taking Amnesteem skin care pills. As this carries the drug of Isotretinoin in it, it may cause some serious effects on the body. The cautions are as follows:

  • If you are taking any kind of vitamin supplements or any pills, which are carrying Vitamin A in it, then you should immediately stop that medication as you are using Amnesteem skin care drug.
  • It is also recommended that you should not donate blood while taking Amnesteem skin care supplements or may wait until one month after stopping this medicine.
  • Pregnant women should not take this medicine as it may cause severe birth defects into the child.
  • Amnesteem skin care drug may cause scary results of skin sensitivity undergoing the sunlight, so it is advised that whilst taking this drug the person should avoid sunrays.
  • It is also suggested that any person who are using hair remover creams or lotions or having laser treatment on the skin should avoid this drug.

Possible Side Effects

The side effects, which may form, are as follows:

  • Increase in blood cholesterol
  • Nose bleeding
  • Dry mouth or cracked lips
  • Suicidal behavior
  • Depression
  • Blurred vision
  • Seizures
  • Loss of appetite

Reactions and Overdose

Amnesteem skin care drug may react with the medication contained with Vitamin A or Tetracycline as; this drug may cause swelling affect in the brains.

Overdose affects may cause dizziness, vomiting, stomach pain, swelling of the lips, and loss of balance or coordination.


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