Patients’ Leaflets



Provided and edited by the members of the MARI authors; Iman Khalid, Lovepreet Singh, and Pooya Beigi MSc.MD. WHAT ISOTRETINOIN IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR Isotretinoin (also known as Roaccutane) belongs to a group of medications known as retinoids which are derivatives of vitamin A. It is used to treat severe acne such as nodular or conglobate acne, or acne that is at risk of causing permanent scarring. This drug works by targeting sebum and keratin production, both of which are involved in the development of acne. Isotretinoin …