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Absorica

Isotretinoin

Isotretinoin (Absorica) is an expensive drug used to treat severe acne that has not responded to other therapy like antibiotics. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. A generic version of Absorica may become available in 2020. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost. Compare retinoids.
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Is Your Medication Causing Hair Loss? These 11 Drugs Are Common Culprits

Dr. Sharon Orrange - January 27, 2015

Medications certainly aren’t the only thing that will cause hair loss, but they are often overlooked. If you feel like you are losing your hair, one of your first steps is to look at your medication list. You will also pay attention to other well known causes including poor diet (caloric or protein restriction), major illness or surgeries, major psychological stress, significant weight loss, chronic iron deficiency, thyroid disorders, and childbirth. See More

Absorica: New Pill for Acne Hits the Market

Dr. Sharon Orrange - November 15, 2012

Better than Accutane? Yes, a new pill will be hitting the market that works better for acne than Accutane. Absorica (isotretinoin) is a retinoid capsule that dermatologists in the U.S. think will be a game changer in terms of improving acne and preventing relapse.

Why are dermatologists and primary care doctors excited? Absorica is more effective and easier to take than any currently available treatments. See More

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