Where can I get Accutane in Australia?
In Australia, isotretinoin can only be prescribed by specialist dermatologists and physicians in accordance with Federal, state and territory legislation.
Is isotretinoin available in Australia?
Oral isotretinoin is listed on the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme for patients with severe cystic acne that has failed to respond adequately to other therapy. A single course of isotretinoin induces a long-term remission in over 80% of these patients.
Do you need a prescription for Accutane?
Clear skin is possible. Isotretinoin is a potent prescription medicine with strict monitoring guidelines for patients, doctors, and pharmacists.
Can GP prescribe Accutane Australia?
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has identified a significant need to support General Practitioner (GP) prescribing rights for Isotretinoin. Currently, only dermatologists (upon referral by a GP) can prescribe Isotretinoin.
Is Roaccutane the same as Accutane?
Roaccutane is the brand name for the drug Isotretinoin in tablet form. Roaccutane is made by Roche and has been available in the UK since 1983. In the USA, Isotretinoin was branded as Accutane by Roche and approved in 1982.
Is Accutane still on the market 2020?
Although Accutane is no longer available under that brand name, the active ingredient isotretinoin is still available under generic names and other brands. Keep reading to learn more about why Accutane may cause hair loss, and for tips on reducing hair loss while using Accutane or similar products.
Is Accutane and Roaccutane the same?
Is tretinoin available in Australia?
Tretinoin is a prescription-only medicine that can be bought from any pharmacy with a valid Australian prescription from a doctor or dermatologist.
Can a GP prescribe Accutane in Australia?
Can your GP give you Accutane?
Because of the risk of side effects, isotretinoin can only be prescribed by a specialist doctor.