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Taking Claravis capsules twice daily for 15 to 20 weeks can help clear up severe nodular acne when other forms of treatment have failed. This medicine is available by prescription only and is a generic version of Accutane. Because this drug can cause birth defects and fetal death, there are mandatory steps a woman of childbearing potential must take to ensure this drug is not taken during pregnancy.
What Is Claravis?Claravis™ (isotretinoin) is a prescription acne medication. It is a generic version of Accutane®, a brand-name drug that is no longer manufactured.
Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, Claravis 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.
- Psychiatric problems, such as depression or suicidal thoughts
- High triglycerides
- Hearing problems
- Dry eyes, lips, nose, and skin.