What is SAFERET 20MG?
SAFERET 20MG contains Isotretinoin which belongs to Retinoids
What SAFERET 20MG is used for?
SAFERET 20MG is used to treat the most severe form of acne (nodular acne)
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription, herbal supplements.
Especially tell your doctor if you are taking,
Vitamin A supplements
Progestin-only birth control pills
Phenytoin used to treat fits
Directions & For Use
Always take SAFERET 20MG exactly as prescribed by your doctor
The amount of SAFERET 20MG you take has been specially chosen for you. It is based on your body weight, and may change during treatment
Swallow SAFERET 20MG whole with a full glass of water
If you take more SAFERET 20MG
If you take more SAFERET 20MG, call your doctor right away
If you forget to take SAFERET 20MG
If you miss a dose, just skip that dose. Do not take two doses at the same time
If you stop taking SAFERET 20MG
Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor
Birth defects (deformed babies), loss of a baby before birth (miscarriage), death of the baby, and early (premature) births
Serious mental health problems
Depression, psychosis (seeing or hearing things that are not real)
Sleep too much or have trouble sleeping
Become more irritable, angry, or aggressive than usual (for example, temper outbursts, thoughts of violence)
Increased brain pressure marked by bad headache, blurred vision, dizziness, nausea or vomiting
Muscle weakness with or without pain
Serious allergic reactions marked by hives, a swollen face or mouth, or have trouble breathing
Fever, rash, or red patches or bruises on your legs
Blood sugar problems
Dry skin, dry eyes
Dry nose that may lead to nosebleeds
Store SAFERET 20MG at room temperature (15-25?C)
Keep out of reach of children
Do not use this after the expiry date
Saferet 20 Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called retinoids (vitamin A derivative). It is used to treat severe acne that has not responded to other treatments.
Saferet 20 Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it with food, preferably at the same time each day to avoid a missed dose.
It may take several weeks for your symptoms to improve but keep taking the medicine regularly to get the most benefit.
Most common side effects
The most common side effects include dry skin, rash, and increased liver enzymes. They are not usually serious and often disappear after getting used to the medicine but if they bother you or do not go away, tell your doctor.
Saferet Tablet may make you more sensitive to sunlight so you should limit your exposure to the sun. It may also make your skin more fragile.
Avoid any waxing (hair removal), or laser treatments during treatment.
Additionally, it may cause dryness of the mouth, lips, and eyes so drink plenty of water and use a moisturizer.
This medicine may lead to birth defects, do consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy.
USES OF SAFERET TABLET
- Treatment of Acne
BENEFITS OF SAFERET TABLET
In Treatment of Acne
It usually takes a few weeks to have a noticeable effect so keep taking it even if it appears not to be working.
Sometimes acne may get worse before it gets better, however, with proper use, your skin will get clearer. This medicine will help improve your mood and uplift your confidence as your skin becomes acne-free.
SIDE EFFECTS OF SAFERET TABLET
Common side effects of Saferet
- Dry skin
- Increased liver enzymes
HOW TO USE SAFERET TABLET
HOW SAFERET TABLET WORKS
Your night vision may get worse during your treatment. This can happen suddenly. Drowsiness and dizziness have been reported very rarely. This may affect your driving ability.
If you experience excessive tiredness, puffy eyes and difficulty in urination while taking this medicine, inform your doctor and stop the therapy.