Accufine 5mg (Isotretinoin)

Accufine 5mg (Isotretinoin)


Isotretinoin belongs to the family of medicines called retinoids, which are similar to vitamin A. Isotretinoin works by altering DNA transcription which decreases the size and the output of the sebaceous glands treating Acne in response.

This drug also makes the cells that are sloughed off into the sebaceous glands less sticky, and therefore less able to form blackheads and whiteheads (comedones). In addition, it reduces the number of bacteria in the sebaceous glands and on the skin surface.

  • Active Ingredient:Isotretinoin
  • Manufacturer: Healing Pharma
  • Strength: 5mg
  • Packaging: Strip
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Content: 10 Tablets



The most common dosage regime involves starting with a low dose, then increasing the dose after several weeks. The length of the treatment course varies but generally lasts from 16 to 20 weeks.

Some people notice that their acne initially gets worse after starting isotretinoin therapy. The number of acne lesions usually does not increase, but the lesions may become redder or more painful. This is normal and lasts only for a short while. This is not a reason to stop using isotretinoin.