Antibiotics
  • Cenmox
    $0.21
    Cenmox is a prescription antibiotic used primarily for treating bacterial infections. Cenmox ...
  • Doxycycline
    $0.35
    Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic used to treat infections of urinary tract, acne, gonorrhea, ...
  • Amoxil
    $0.39
    Amoxil is an antibiotic from the penicillin group used to treat infections such as pneumonia, ...
  • Flagyl
    $0.24
    Flagyl is an antiprotozoal and antibacterial drug to treat infections caused by anaerobic bacterteria ...
  • Zithromax
    $0.47
    Zithromax is a macrolide antibiotic to treat infections of upper and low respiratory tract, ...
  • Bactrim
    $0.43
    Bactrim is a synthetic antibacterial product to treat ear infections, acute exacerbations of ...
  • Erythromycin
    $0.37
    Erythromycin is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria.
  • Cipro
    $0.52
    Cipro is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic used to treat urinary tract infections (acute uncomplicated ...
  • Macrobid
    $0.67
    Macrobid is used to treat infections specific to urinary tract (acute cystitis).
  • Keflex
    $0.58
    Keflex is a cephalosporin antibiotic used in treatment of respiratory infections and ear infections.
  • Augmentin
    $1.62
    Augmentin is indicated to treat bacterial infections of lower respiratory tract, otitis media, ...
  • Ampicillin
    $0.24
    Ampicillin is an antibiotic from aminopenicillin group to fight with infections of stomach ...
  • Noroxin
    $0.76
    Noroxin, a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, is used in patients who get frequent urinary tract infections.
  • Cleocin
    $2.40
    Cleocin is used to treat serious infections caused by susceptible anaerobic bacteria such as ...
  • Suprax
    $2.05
    Suprax is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat infections of respiratory and urinary systems.
  • Trimox
    $0.57
    Trimox is an antibiotic from the penicillin group to fight against different types of infections ...
  • Levaquin
    $0.58
    Levaquin is antibiotic to treat severe or life-threatening bronchitis, pneumonia, chlamydia, ...
  • Cephalexin
    $1.04
    Cephalexin is a cephalosporin antibiotic used in treatment of respiratory infections and ear ...
  • Tegopen
    $0.73
    Tegopen is a penicillin type antibiotic prescribed in treatment of infections of respiratory ...
  • Sumycin
    $0.32
    Sumycin is a tetracycline antibiotic used in treatment of urinary tract infections, gonorrhea, ...
  • Zyvox
    $7.22
    Zyvox is an oxazolidinones antibiotic to treat infections caused by Enterococcus and Streptococcus.
  • Keftab
    $0.77
    Keftab kills, fights and stops the growth of some bacteria in the body. This medicine is used ...
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    Tinidazole
    $0.58
    Tinidazole is used against protozoan infections to treat bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, ...
  • Ceclor CD
    $6.00
    Ceclor CD is used to treat infections of the skin, respiratory tract, sinuses, ear, and urinary ...
  • Cefaclor
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    Cefaclor
    $5.21
    Cefaclor is a cephalosporin antibiotic prescribed for treatment of ear infections, laryngitis, ...
  • Minomycin
    $1.52
    Minocycline is a tetracycline antibiotic indicated to treat urinary tract infections, acne ...
  • Floxin
    $0.84
    Floxin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic to treat bronchitis, pneumonia, skin infections, urethral ...
  • Biaxin
    $1.93
    Biaxin is a macrolide antibiotic for treatment of skin and respiratory infections.
  • Ceclor
    $1.43
    Ceclor is a cephalosporin antibiotic prescribed for treatment of ear infections, laryngitis, ...
  • Ceftin
    $2.19
    Ceftin is a cephalosporin antibiotic used in therapy of infectious diseases of sinus, skin, ...
  • Chloromycetin
    $1.28
    Chloromycetin is used to treat serious infectious diseases such as meningitis, rickettsial ...
  • Duricef
    $0.34
    Duricef is a cephalosporin antibiotic to treat infections of respiratory system, urinary tract, ...
  • Ilosone
    $0.55
    Ilosone is a macrolide antibiotic used to fight with infectious of different organs caused ...
  • Lincocin
    $3.99
    Lincocin is indicated to treat of serious infections caused by of streptococci, pneumococci, ...
  • Maxaquin
    $1.48
    Maxaquin is used to treat bacterial infections. It may also be used for treating other conditions ...
  • Minocin
    $2.68
    Minocin is used to treat certain infections.
  • Myambutol
    $0.36
    Myambutol is an adjuvant for treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.
  • Omnicef
    $2.71
    Omnicef is used to treat many different types of infections caused by different bacteria.
  • Trecator-SC
    $1.01
    Trecator-SC is used to treat tuberculosis in combination with other drugs.
  • Vantin
    $2.06
    Vantin is a cephalosporin antibiotic prescribed in treatment of respiratory tract caused by ...

Accutane

Other names used:

  • Roaccutane®

Active Ingredients:

  • Isotretionin

How does Accutane work and what pharmaceutical group does it belong to?

Isotretionin the active ingredient of Accutane belongs to a group of drugs called retinoids, which are used mainly in treatment of skin disorders. The exact mechanism of Accutane is not currently known however it is clinically determined that the drug exerts dose-dependent suppressive effect on the sebaceous glands activity and decreases their size. The drug also expresses anti-inflammatory effect on skin as well as inhibits the formation of comedones. The effects of the drug are temporary however the acne remissions may be controlled.

Which conditions are treated with Isotretinoin?

The drug is indicated in treatment of:

  • Severe cystic acne vulgaris
  • Acne rosacea
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa

What should a patient know before using Accutane?

The Isotretinoin should not be used in cases of:

  • Known hypersensitivity to any components of the preparation or to other retinoids
  • Pregnancy
  • Liver or renal failure
  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis
  • Severe hyperlipidemia

Tell your doctor about the following if any apply to you:

  • You have relatives with increased levels of lipids in blood and are predisposed to hyperlipidemia
  • You or your relatives suffer from diabetes
  • You are suffering from Alcoholism
  • You are treating a depression

Which adverse effects may manifest when using the medication?

The side effects of Accutane include:

  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis manifested in the following: dry skin and mucous membranes, haemorrhage in the nasal cavity, hoarseness, conjunctivitis and etc.
  • Skin problems: rash, itching, facial dermatitis, sweatiness, hyperpigmentation, reversible allopecia and etc.
  • Locomotor system: muscle pain, joint pain, hyperostosis, tendonitis
  • CNS: behavior changes, depression, headache, increased intracranial pressure, seizures
  • Sensory organs: decreased vision acuity, photosensibilisation, cataract, decreased hearing , keratitis
  • Gastrointestinal tract: nausea, colitis, GI hemorrhage, rarely hepatitis.
  • Respiratory organs: bronchospasm
  • Haemopoietic system: decreased leukocyte and erythrocyte levels, increase or decrease of thrombocyte levels
  • Immune system: local or systemic infections caused be gram-positive bacteria
  • Other: Hematuria, pancreatitis, vasculitis, lymphadenopathy

It is not necessary that the side effects will manifest in an individual but the possibility still exist. For more information please consult your health care provider.

Which groups of drugs or specific preparations may interact with Isotretinoin?

The drug is affected by the following:

  • Vitamin A supplements
  • Corticosteroids
  • Tetracycline antibiotics
  • Epilepsy treatment
  • Oral contraceptives
  • St.John's worth

Tell your doctor about all the herbal preparations as well as prescription drugs that you are currently taking even if they are not on the list.

Important information for the patient: Accutane is supplied for individual use. Do not use it to treat other conditions not listed in the leaflet. Keep the product out of children reach. Do not reuse any disposable materials if supplied with the preparation.