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Acne problems. Prescribed microdox lbx, moisturising lotion, isotroin. Safe to take?

I am 21 years female suffering form acne problem. My doctor advised me to take microdox lbx for 30 days and with moisturizer lotion and a cream during night. After completion of this course for one month, he has asked me to continue with same treatment and along with Isotroin -20 for 30 days. Looking at the side effects of isotroin - 20 I am in state of confusion to take it this tablet or it. Please guide me as soon as possible, Since I have not started my course yet.
Asked On : Fri, 11 Jan 2013
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There is nothing wrong in the prescription suggested by your doctor. Isotretinoin is considered to be a wonder drug to treat acne. It has its side effects, however if doctor's advice is followed properly it is quite safe to use. The only side effect, you might notice is dryness of skin and lips and that can be prevented by keeping your skin well moisturised. Other so called serious side effects occur only when it is continued for a prolonged period without doctor's supervision. Your doctor must have evaluated the safety and efficacy of the drug in your case. So trust your doctor, start the course and remain in proper follow up for an acne free skin. Take care.
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