dermatology
Acne

Survey highlights issues with Australian dermatologist isotretinoin prescribing

Prescription of isotretinoin by Australian dermatologists diverges from international guidelines in starting dose, dose increments and weaning practices. An online survey of 118 respondents from 654 dermatologists found most (61.2%) initiated low-dose isotretinoin with 10 or 20 mg per day. “This does not conform to the weight-based dosing regimen adopted in UK, USA and EU ...

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