- Are Amzeeq and Accutane the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Amzeeq?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Accutane?
- What Is Amzeeq?
- What Is Accutane?
- What Drugs Interact with Amzeeq?
- What Drugs Interact with Accutane?
- How Should Amzeeq Be Taken?
- How Should Accutane Be Taken?
Are Amzeeq and Accutane the Same Thing?
Amzeeq is a topical preparation and Accutane is taken orally.
Side effects of Accutane that are different from Amzeeq include dry skin, itching, rash, dry nose, nosebleeds, cracks in the corners of the mouth, dry mouth, dry lips, cracking or peeling skin, inflammation of the
Amzeeq may interact with anticoagulants and penicillin.
Accutane may interact with steroids, seizure medications, and tetracycline antibiotics.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Amzeeq?
Common side effects of Amzeeq include:
- headache, and
- application site reactions, including:
- skin discoloration,
- peeling, and
- dry skin,
- dry nose,
- cracks in the corners of the mouth,
- dry mouth,
- dry lips,
- cracking or peeling skin,
- inflammation of the whites of the eyes,
- dry eyes,
- joint pain,
- back pain,
- nervousness, or
- changes in your fingernails or toenails.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Accutane?
Common side effects of Accutane include:
What Is Amzeeq?
What Is Accutane?
Accutane (isotretinoin) is a retinoid used for the treatment and prevention of severe acne. The brand name Accutane is discontinued in the U.S., but generic formulations are available.
How Should Amzeeq Be Taken?
The dose of Amzeeq is a small amount of topical foam (e.g. a cherry-sized amount) rubbed into acne-affected parts of the face. Repeated as needed until all acne-affected parts of the face are treated. If acne is present on other parts of the body, apply additional amounts of topical foam to these areas. The topical foam should be applied at approximately the same time each day at least 1 hour before bedtime. Do not bathe, shower or swim for at least 1 hour after application of Amzeeq.
How Should Accutane Be Taken?
The recommended dose of Accutane is 0.5 to 2 mg per kg of body weight daily.
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