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Your healthcare provider needs to be aware of any medications, vitamins, or supplements you are taking before you can begin treatment with Claravis. Drug interactions can occur when this acne medication is used in combination with corticosteroids, certain birth control pills, and even St. John's wort. In some cases, these reactions can increase the risk of osteoporosis, high pressure in the head, or other serious problems.

An Overview of Claravis Interactions

Claravis™ (isotretinoin) can potentially react with a number of other medications. Some of the products that may lead to drug interactions with Claravis include:
 
  • Corticosteroids, such as:
 
    • Betamethasone (Celestone®)
    • Cortisone
    • Dexamethasone (Decadron®)
    • Fludrocortisone (Florinef®)
    • Hydrocortisone (Cortef®)
    • Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol®, Medrol®)
    • Prednisolone (Orapred®, Pediapred®)
    • Prednisone
    • Triamcinolone (Kenalog®, Aristospan®)
 
 
 
 
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