ABSORICA treats severe (nodular) acne that cannot be cleared up by any other acne treatments, including antibiotics. ABSORICA (isotretinoin) is recommended in two divided doses that can be taken with or without food – unlike any other isotretinoin available.

With ABSORICA, when you eat is up to you.

Generic isotretinoins should be taken with food but if you have a busy lifestyle, taking your medication with a meal all the time can get tough. ABSORICA is different from other isotretinoin medications because it is designed with a unique formulation that incorporates lipids (fats) so that you don’t have to take it with a meal. With this technology, the body is better able to absorb the medication when taken without food. Once the medication is absorbed, it can then get to work to help clear up your acne.

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How does ABSORICA treat severe acne?

ABSORICA isotretinoin capsules reduce sebum in severe (nodular) acne.

ABSORICA treats acne where it starts. It reduces the amount of sebum the skin produces by shrinking the oil glands. When less sebum is made, fewer bacteria grow. The pores have less chance of clogging and forming acne.


How effective are ABSORICA isotretinoin capsules?

Isotretinoin, the active ingredient in ABSORICA, has helped to clear up cases of severe (nodular) acne in patients who are unresponsive to conventional therapies.

For the treatment to be successful, it's important to follow all of your doctor’s instructions. Take ABSORICA as recommended, don't miss doses. You must also follow all of the requirements of the iPLEDGE® Program.

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