Stuck on a problem? Get great tutoring at an affordable price with Chegg. Click here to join and get your 1st 30 minutes Free!

Isotretinoin

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Isotretinoin

(Science: chemical) 13-cis-retinoic acid. A topical dermatologic agent that is used in the treatment of acne vulgaris and several other skin diseases. The drug has teratogenic and other adverse effects.

Pharmacological action: keratolytic agents, teratogens.

chemical name: retinoic acid, 13-cis-