International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064

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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016

Study on Efficacy of Oral Isotretinoin in Treatment of 62 Cases of Acne Vulgaris

Dr Mohammed Faizal A | Dr Jassim Abdul Rahim [2]

Abstract: Acne a disorder of sebaceous glands is one of the common reasons for which medical help is sought for cosmetic reason. Low dose isotretinoin treatment can be given in such cases. In our study 62 patients with grade II, grade II and grade IV acne vulgaris were identified and the study was conducted. The response to low dose isotretinoin (0.5mg/kg/day) treatment at 2nd month, 4th month and 6th month were noted. Out of total 62 cases, 26 cases showed remission.10 cases were grade II, 9 cases were grade III and 7 cases grade IV.

Keywords: Acne, low dose, isotretinoin, remission, grading

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016,

Pages: 1795 - 1796

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