Definition of Isotretinoin
1. Noun. (pharmacology) A medication used in the treatment of acne and cancer. ¹
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Medical Definition of Isotretinoin
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-
(12 Dec 1998)
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