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Claravis and Alcohol speaks to Claravis alcohol interaction, what is Claravis and Claravis side effects.
Claravis generic name Isotretinoin is a drug which is used for treating severe acne in patients who have not responded to other medicines. It belongs to the family of retinoid drugs and works by reducing skin oil produced, which change the character of the skin oil and prevent abnormal hardening of the skin.
Do not use Claravis if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. There are very strict documented rules to the use of this and you must follow all guideline instructions. Serious birth defects and/or miscarriage may occur.
Claravis and alcohol should not be used together.
At this time the medical community defines moderate consumption of alcohol as no more than two drinks per day and no more than 14 drinks per week. Anything more than that is considered an unhealthy dependency on alcohol that may have adverse social, family and health consequences.
If a person drinks only once or twice a week but drinks on the same days each week and more than two drinks this is considered as an alcohol dependency.
If a person binge drinks at any time during the week this is also considered as alcoholism.
Some consider alcoholism as a disease while others consider it an addiction which is the result of personal choice and character fault. This school of thought blames the alcoholism on life style choices.
Personally I consider alcoholism a genetic tendency as I have seen families of alcoholics even when they live far apart. These unfortunate people are probably dependent on alcohol from the first drink.
When alcohol interacts with prescription over the counter drugs it usually results in negative health effects most especially liver damage as the main organ affected.
Before starting to use this drug advise your physician if you are taking other prescription or nonprescription drugs, herbal or dietary supplements, allergies to other food or medicine, if you have diabetes, family history of diabetes, high cholesterol or triglycerides, psychiatric disorder, suicidal thoughts, liver disease, pancreatitis, osteoporosis, eating disorder, severe diarrhea, rectal bleeding, hearing problems, ringing in the ear or stomach pain.
Less serious side effects of Claravis and alcohol are abnormal hair growth, abnormal skin sensation, swelling, bleeding and red gums, changes in menstruation, chapped lips, sensitivity to contact lens, dizziness, dry eyes and mouth, dry nose with nosebleeds, dry or peeling skin, fatigue, flushing, body discomfort, thin hair, headache, itching, lack of energy, nervousness, respiratory tract infection, sleepless, sweating or voice changes. If these occur call your physician for advice.
Serious side effects of Calaravis and alcohol are rash, hives, itching, difficult breathing, chest tightness, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, bizarre or violent behavior, bowel pain, chest pain, pounding heart, dark urine, depression, painful swallowing, difficulty moving, excessive thirst or urination, fainting, fast heartbeat, fever, fractured or weak bones, hearing problems, ringing in ears, pressure in the brain or eye, nausea, vision changes, vomiting, joint or back pain, leg swelling, muscle weakness, nausea, heartburn, rectal bleeding, bruising or red patches on legs, red peeling skin, seizures, severe birth defects, severe diarrhea, slurred speech, stomach pain, stroke, sun sensitivity, swelling of the pancreas, swollen glands, suicidal thoughts, tightness in the lungs, vision changes, vomiting, weakness or jaundice.If these occur get emergency medical help.
This site serves as an information source only and does not dispense medical advice or any other kind of advice. If you are seeking medical advice you are advised to consult your physician.
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