Isotretinoin is a Safety Therapy on Kidney: A Retrospective Study


Parlak N., Unal E., Aksoy N.

TURK DERMATOLOJI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, vol.12, no.1, pp.18-22, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tdd.3478
  • Title of Journal : TURK DERMATOLOJI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.18-22

Abstract

Objective: Isotretinoin is widely used in severe acne treatment. The drug leads to several adverse effects; skin and mucous membranes are frequently affected. It may also cause serious and fatal adverse effects like kidney damage. The aim of this study is to determine the safety of isotretinoin usage on kidney functions in patients with acne vulgaris.