Sotret

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Isotret (isotret (isotretinoin capsules) inoin capsules) inoin, a retinoid, is available as Sotret (isotret (isotret (isotretinoin capsules) inoin capsules) inoin capsules) in 10 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, and 40 mg soft gelatin capsules for oral administration. Each capsule contains butylated hydroxyanisole, edetate disodium, hydrogenated soybean oil, hydrogenated vegetable oil, iron oxide black, soybean oil and white wax. Gelatin capsules contain glycerin and parabens (methyl and propyl), with the following dye systems: 10 mg - iron oxide (red) and titanium dioxide; 20 mg - FD&C Red No. 3, FD&C Blue No. 1, and titanium dioxide; 30 mg - FD&C Yellow No. 6, and titanium dioxide; 40 mg - FD&C Yellow No. 6, D&C Yellow No. 10, and titanium dioxide. Chemically, isotret (isotret (isotret (isotretinoin capsules) inoin capsules) inoin capsules) inoin is 13-cis-retinoic acid and is related to both retinoic acid and retinol (vitamin A). It is a yellow to orange crystalline powder with a molecular weight of 300.44. The structural formula is:

SOTRET (isotretinoin) Structural Formula Illustration


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