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People with a severe form of acne may benefit from using Absorica. This prescription medication is approved to treat severe nodular acne that has not responded adequately to other treatments. It comes as capsules that are taken twice daily for 15 or 20 weeks. Potential side effects include back pain, dry skin, and dry eyes.
What Is Absorica?Absorica™ (isotretinoin) is a prescription acne medication that is taken by mouth. It is similar to Accutane® and generic versions of Accutane, although it is technically not interchangeable with these products because of absorption differences.
Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, Absorica may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. However, serious reactions are also possible.
- Dry lips
- Dry skin
- Back pain
- Dry eyes.