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If you have severe nodular acne that has not responded to other treatments, you may benefit from a medication called Amnesteem® (isotretinoin). This prescription medicine is approved for adults and children as young as 12 years old.
Amnesteem comes as a capsule that is taken twice daily, and works by decreasing the production of a certain type of oily substance that contributes to acne. This drug can cause severe problems, such as fetal death or birth defects, if taken during pregnancy, so there are strict laws for how this medication is prescribed and dispensed.