Sotret Gel 30gm

Acne Rx required
NOT AVAILABLE
Mfr: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.238.00

What is SOTRET?

  • SOTRET contains Isotretinoin
  • It works by helping to clear the blocked pores and prevent spots
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
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What SOTRET is used for?

It is used to,

  • treat acne (spots) in young people who are going through or have gone through puberty, and in adults
  • loosen blackheads and whiteheads so that they come out more easily
  • stop new blackheads, whiteheads and spots from forming
  • lower the number of red, swollen acne spots

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Talk to your doctor before using this medicine, if you:  

  • are allergic to isotretinoin or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • or any of your close family have had skin cancer
  • have had problems tolerating this or similar medicines in the past
  • have eczema, redness of the skin, broken blood vessels and tiny pimples usually in the centre of the face (rosacea) redness and soreness around your mouth (perioral dermatitis)
  • have skin reactions in the sunlight
  • Do not use this medicine, if you are pregnant
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breast feeding
  • It is not for use by children and adolescents who have not started puberty

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Tell your doctor, if you are taking,

  • are using benzoyl peroxide (another acne treatment)
  • are using any other acne treatment
  • Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you to
  • Use SOTRET once or twice each day
  • It can take 6 to 8 weeks before you see the benefits of SOTRET
  • This product is flammable. Keep the medicine away from open fire and flames and all sources of ignition during and immediately after you’ve used it
  • Don’t use too much SOTRET on sensitive areas of skin such as the neck
  • When you are using SOTRET you need protect your skin from the sun
  • If you accidentally get SOTRET in your mouth, rinse at once with plenty of water. Talk to a doctor if you swallow a lot of SOTRET

How to apply SOTRET

  • Wash your hands
  • Completely remove any make-up
  • Wash the area with a mild soap and warm water, and dry gently
  • Put a thin layer of medicine on the affected skin, using your fingertips, and smooth in
  • Apply to all the area of your skin which has acne, not just each spot
  • Wash your hands after using the medicine

 If you use more SOTRET

  • If you use too much SOTRET, or use it more frequently than you should, it may cause redness, peeling or irritation of your skin. If this happens, use the medicine less often or stop using it for a few days and then start again. Using more medicine will not help your spots clear up more quickly
  • Contact your doctor for advice

If you forget to use SOTRET

  • Do not apply a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Apply the next dose at the usual time

If you stop to use this SOTRET

  • Do not stop this medicine before consulting your doctor
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them

  • severe burning
  • peeling
  • redness or itching of your skin
  • slight stinging or skin pain
  • skin irritation or tenderness
  • skin burning sensation
  • dry skin

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Additional Information
Storage

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  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
  • Keep the tube tightly closed when not in use
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • This product should be used within two months of first opening. After two months, discard any unused portion
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