Manufacturer – Zen Labs
Package – 20mg (10 capsules)
Active substance – Isotretinoin (Accutane)
Tretizen-20 is produced by Zen Labs and contains the active substance Isotretinoin, which is a retinoid and vitamin A derivative that is used to treat severe acne that doesn’t respond to other treatments, including antibiotics.
In addition to treat acne, indications for the use of the drug are:
- Perioral dermatitis.
- Seborrheic dermatitis
Effect of Isotretinoin
The half-life of isotretinoin is 19 hours.
The drug has many effects, which include:
The drug works by enhancing the regeneration processes in the skin and influences the composition of sebum, reducing its production and ensuring rapid excretion from the sebaceous glands.
When ingested, the production of the sebaceous glands is suppressed along with the narrowing of the ducts and a decrease in their number.
Side effects of the drug
The most common symptom of Isotretinoin use is:
- Itching and flaking of the skin on the hands and feet.
- Severe dryness of the skin.
- Sore lips.
Exposure to sunlight may dry out the skin more and irritations may occur on the skin and mucous membranes. You should not sunbathe, and you should use sunscreen when outside. Impaired liver function may also occur.
Using Isotretinoin 20mg
The drug should be taken with meals and the ideal dosage for severe acne is for the individual to decide.
The normal dosage is 0.4 – 0.5 mg / 2.2lbs of body weight / day and or moderate forms of acne, a dosage of 10 – 20mg a day should be sufficient. The length of use depends on the individual.
You can buy Isotretinoin from our online store in the USA.