Blood Pressure
  • Lasix
    $0.36
    Lasix belongs to a class of diuretics, it is prescribed in patients with swelling caused by ...
  • Aldactone
    $0.38
    Aldactone is a diuretic (water pill) indicated to treat hypertension, fluid retention associated ...
  • Inderal
    $0.33
    Inderal is a beta-adrenergic receptor blocker and is used to treat angina, hypertension and ...
  • Tenormin
    $0.40
    Tenorminis a beta blocker prescribed to treat high blood pressure, reduction of the heart rate, ...
  • Zestril
    $0.47
    Zestril is ACE inhibitor which relaxes and widens blood vessels, helps to lower high blood ...
  • Norvasc
    $0.45
    Norvasc is a calcium channel blocker prescribed to treat hypertension, ischemic heart disease, ...
  • Clonidine
    $0.45
    Clonidine is an alpha-agonist hypotensive agent to decrease blood pressure employed alone or ...
  • Toprol Xl
    $0.81
    Toprol Xl is a beta-blocker used to treat high blood pressure, heart pain, abnormal rhythms ...
  • Lisinopril
    $0.81
    Lisinopril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults and children 6 years ...
  • Toprol
    $0.47
    Toprol is a beta-blocker used to treat high blood pressure, heart pain, abnormal rhythms of ...
  • Coreg
    $0.50
    Coreg is is a beta blocker applied in treatment of heart failure and hypertension (high blood ...
  • Coversyl
    $2.16
    Coversyl is a diuretic, which is indicated to treat arterial hypertension and other conditions.
  • Procardia
    $0.91
    Nifedipine is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina (chest pain).
  • Catapres
    $0.20
    Catapres is an alpha-agonist hypotensive agent to decrease blood pressure employed alone or ...
  • Beloc
    $0.45
    Beloc is a beta-blocker indicated for treatment of high blood pressure, angina, heart attacks, ...
  • Frumil
    $0.22
    Frumil is a potent diuretic that is used for treatment of hypertension and swelling caused ...
  • Prinivil
    $0.59
    Prinivil is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), congestive heart failure, and ...
  • Cozaar
    $0.71
    Cozaar is an angiotensin II antagonist used to decrease high blood pressure.
  • Lopressor
    $0.55
    Lopressor is a selective β1 receptor blocker prescribed in treatment of hypertension, angina, ...
  • Micardis
    $0.88
    Micardis is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and to reduce the risk of myocardial ...
  • Vasotec
    $0.51
    Vasotec is an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, which relaxes blood vessels and treats ...
  • Benicar
    $0.85
    Benicar is used to control high blood pressure in adults and children who are at least 6 years ...
  • Esidrix
    $0.71
    Esidrix helps to prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention. ...
  • Verapamil
    $0.20
    Verapamil is a calcium channel blocker, it treats high blood pressure relaxing and widening ...
  • Cardizem
    $0.38
    Diltiazem belongs to the class of calcium channel blocker, it helps to treat high blood pressure, ...
  • Inderal La
    $0.84
    Inderal la is a beta-adrenergic receptor blocker and is used to treat angina, hypertension ...
  • Zebeta
    $0.55
    Zebeta is a beta-blocker, indicated to treat high blood pressure employed alone or in combination ...
  • Aceon
    $1.06
    Aceon an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor is used to control hypertension and to prevent ...
  • Adalat
    $0.39
    Adalat is a called calcium channel blocker which heals high blood pressure and chest pain.
  • Altace
    $0.66
    Altace is an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor which reduces cardiovascular risk and ...
  • Avapro
    $0.93
    Avapro is used to treat hypertension and kidney problems (diabetic nephropathy) caused by diabetes.
  • Calan
    $0.33
    Calan is a calcium channel blocker, it is effective in treatment of hypertension, stenocardia, ...
  • Calan Sr
    $0.76
    Calan Sr is a calcium channel blocker, it is effective in treatment of hypertension, stenocardia, ...
  • Cartia Xt
    $2.16
    Cartia is used in treatment hypertension, chest pain (angina) and certain heat rhythm disorders.
  • Combipres
    $1.02
    Combipres is an alpha-agonist hypotensive agent to decrease blood pressure employed alone or ...
  • Diltiazem
    $0.59
    Diltiazem is a calcium channel blocker prescribed to treat high blood pressure.
  • Hytrin
    $1.60
    Hytrin is an alpha-adrenergic blocker, which relaxes blood vessels. It is prescribed to treat ...
  • Hyzaar
    $0.66
    Hyzaar is used to treat hypertension and to reduce the risk of stroke in people with high blood ...
  • Isoptin
    $1.02
    Isoptin is a calcium channel blocker, it treats high blood pressure relaxing and widening blood ...
  • Isoptin Sr
    $0.58
    Isoptin Sr is a calcium channel blocker, it treats high blood pressure relaxing and widening ...
  • Lozol
    $0.92
    Lozol is used to treat hypertension either alone or in combination with other high blood pressure ...
  • Microzide
    $0.50
    Microzide is a diuretic used to lower blood pressure and prevent heart attacks, strokes, and ...
  • Minipress
    $0.41
    Minipress used for treatment of high blood pressure alone or concomitantly with diuretics or ...
  • Trandate
    $0.87
    Trandate is used in treatment of high blood pressure. It belongs to adrenergic receptor blocker ...
  • Tritace
    $0.71
    Tritace is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), congestive heart ...
  • Verampil
    $0.21
    Verampil is a calcium channel blocker prescribed in treatment of hypertension, angina, and ...
  • Zestoretic
    $1.05
    Zestoretic is a combination of a diuretic and an ACE inhibitor indicated to treat high blood ...

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.