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This product is used in the treatment of severe recalcitrant nodular acne. Its exact mechanism of action is unknown, but it inhibits the normal sebum secretion of the pores.
This product has a black box warning relating to it being a restricted med allowed to be prescribed by those who are in the iPLEDGE program due to severe fetal abnormalities and birth defects. Not to be used by anyone pregnant or who may become pregnant.
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