Tretiva 20mg


Buy Tretiva 20 mg online Capsule belongs to a category of chemical compounds called retinoid. This medication helps in the treatment of cystic acne or nodular acne that has previously.


Generic Isotretinoin
Manufacturer Intas Pharma
Pharmaceutical Capsules
Strength 20 mg
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Tretiva 20mg


  • Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


  • Isotretinoin

Buy Tretiva 20mg Online

Tretiva 20 mg Capsule belongs to a category of chemical compounds called retinoid. This medication helps in the treatment of cystic acne or nodular acne that has previously not responded to any other kinds of treatment. It lowers the production of facial oil and prevents hardening of the skin. If acne is not properly treated it can cause permanent scarring.

Uses of Tretiva 20 mg Capsule

  • Acne vulgaris

This medicine is used for the prevention and treatment of severe and painful nodular acne.

How To Tretiva 20mg Work?

Tretiva 20 mg Capsule works by preventing the production of sebum from the glands present in the inner layers of skin. It also promotes the growth of healthy skin cells.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Tretiva 20mg Capsule

  • 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)
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • 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
  • Seizures (convulsions)


Missed Dose

Skip the missed dose and continue with the regularly scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.


Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include a headache, dizziness, vomiting, stomach pain, tingling and stinging sensation of the skin etc.Stroke


All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.

Interaction with Medicine

  • Tetracycline
  • Ethinyl Estradiol
  • Natural Micronised Progesterone

Disease interactions

Increased pressure around the brain

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having an increased pressure around the brain due to a disease or trauma. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment in such cases.

Psychiatric disorders

Use of this medicine may worsen the symptoms of psychiatric disorders. It should be used with caution by patients suffering from mood changes, anxiety, agitation, depression etc.


Use of this medicine may cause a reduction in bone density and hence should be used with caution in patients suffering from osteoporosis or other disorders affecting bone density.

Warnings for special population

Pregnancy – Use of this medicine by women are pregnant or suspecting a pregnancy is not recommended. It is advised to take extra precautionary measures and avoid intended/unintended pregnancy while using this medicine.

Breast-feeding – Use of this medicine by women who are breastfeeding is not recommended. Your doctor may prescribe suitable alternatives after assessing your condition.

Exposure to sun – Use of this medicine can cause adverse reactions of the skin on sun exposure. You should either avoid stepping out at daytime or take appropriate precautionary measures.

Other skin creams – This medicine may interact with other skin care or medicinal products. Consult your doctor before starting the use of other products along with this medicine.

Contraception – Appropriate means of birth control should be adopted while using this medicine. It can cause oral/hormonal contraception failure and hence use of multiple contraception is advised. Contact your doctor immediately if you suspect a pregnancy while using this medicine.

Expert Advice

You have been prescribed Tretiva 20 Capsule for the treatment of severe acne.

Take it with or after food.

Avoid exposure to sunlight while using Tretiva 20 Capsule. Use protective measures such as sun-cream or protective clothing.

It may cause dryness of mouth, lips, and eyes. Drink plenty of water, use moisturiser and avoid wearing contact lenses. Inform your doctor if it bothers you.

Don’t drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Tretiva 20 Capsule affects you.

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