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    What causes joint pain, dizziness and profuse sweating while on Acutret?

Posted on Mon, 31 Jul 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: Hai, I am using acutret 5mg. I am getting joint pain, heart rate faster, dizziness, sweating. Do I need to stop taking tablet? This is my 10th day. Please suggest me.
Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap 42 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Please refer to the detailed answer below

Detailed Answer:

First of all I would like to know why you are taking this medication?

Joint pains and itching are well known side effects is isotretinoin. If these effects are bothering you then it's advisable that you should consult your doctor who has prescribed it to you get your Bp and pulse rate checked and take his opinion on changing or stopping the medicine.

Feel free to ask if you have any other doubts,

Kind Regards
Dr Bhanu Partap
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Follow up: Dr. Bhanu Partap 13 minutes later
I am using this medication for my pimples and scars. Shall I continue this medication? After I stop this, does these side effects will get off right.
Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Hello again

Detailed Answer:
Isotretinoin is a very good drug for acne treatment especially in unmarried girls. But it do has its own side effects and if they are becoming bothersome then Med has to be discontinued.

The side effects which you are experiencing will get over in a day or two after withdrawing the medicine.

But I would like you to discuss this with your treating doctor before discontinuing it.

I hope this information will answer your query. If you have any other doubts you can ask me back or else you can close the discussion and rate the answer

Kind Regards
Dr Bhanu Partap
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
Follow up: Dr. Bhanu Partap 9 minutes later
Hi, I am getting some more pimples, may be because of environmental changes, does it go? This is my 10th day. I didn't found any changes in my face.
Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Hello Again

Detailed Answer:
Isotretinoin is generally recommended for the treatment of nodular acne (very severe form of acne).

If you don't have acne problem then these pimples will go away in few days by itself without causing any scar.

If you don't have that kind of severy problem then I would
Not recommend using it.

In my opinion keep your face clean and oil free, protect from dirt, avoid junk food take proper sleep.

If the problem persists then consult a dermatologist for advise.

Kind regards
Dr Bhanu partap
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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