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Drug Interactions

Accutane can potentially interact with a number of other medications (see Accutane Interactions).
 

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Accutane?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Accutane Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much Accutane may experience effects such as (but not limited to):
 
  • Facial flushing
  • Inflammation or cracking of the corners of the mouth
  • Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Coordination problems.
     
If you happen to take an overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Accutane Overdose for more information.)
 
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