ISOTRETINOIN

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an analog of vitamin A used for fighting acne, which is resistant to other therapies. Controversially the use of isotretinoin is linked with psychological disturbances such as depression, psychosis and suicide. It is highly teratogenic and therefore should not be used during pregnancy.

ISOTRETINOIN: "Isotretinoin or accutane is an analog of vitamin A. "
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ISOTRETINOIN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/isotretinoin/ (accessed October 6, 2022).

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