The Pennine Acute Hospitals
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13 Skin

Dermatology services are provided by visiting consultants from Salford Royal Foundation Trust, and choice of therapy is therefore guided by SRFT's formulary. To confirm the formulary status of a product, please see http://www.srft.nhs.uk/for-professionals/formulary/
13-06-02 Oral retinoid for acne
Retinoids are contraindicated in pregnancy
Isotretinoin Roaccutane®
Formulary
Capsules

Restricted Item Dermatology only
Link  MHRA (2007): Isotretinoin for severe acne: who should prescribe it
Link  MHRA (2010): Isotretinoin: risk of serious skin reactions
Link  MHRA (2013): Oral retinoids: pregnancy prevention
Link  MHRA (2014): Isotretinoin: reminder of possible risk of psychiatric disorders
Link  MHRA (2017): Rare reports of erectile dysfunction and decreased libido
 

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