Active substances: Isotretinoin
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It also increases the risk of miscarriage.
If you become pregnant during treatment with isotretinoin capsules, stop taking the capsules and tell your doctor as soon as possible. It's very important that you do not get pregnant while you're taking isotretinoin capsules.
You'll be asked by your doctor to follow strict rules to prevent pregnancy during treatment and for 1 month afterwards.
Read this card and the information leaflet that comes with your medicine before you start taking the capsules.
Do not breastfeed while you're using isotretinoin capsules. This medicine can get into breast milk and harm your baby.
Important Do not take isotretinoin capsules if you think you're pregnant, you know you're pregnant, or if you're breastfeeding. Men and isotretinoin capsules Men can safely take isotretinoin capsules if they and their partner are trying for a baby, or their partner is pregnant.
Isotretinoin capsules don't seem to damage sperm.