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Isotretinoin and night blindness.
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PMID:  25117163     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Isotretinoin is an effective and increasingly popular treatment for acne vulgaris. There have been reports of night blindness as a side-effect of treatment although the evidence does not demonstrate a clear causal relationship between isotretinoin therapy and the risk of night blindness. Nevertheless, considering the lack of evidence in this area, it is important to educate patients about this potential consequence, which may become longstanding and even irreversible, and encourage them to promptly report changes in their night vision.
Ken Teo; Anousha Yazdabadi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-10-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Australasian journal of dermatology     Volume:  55     ISSN:  1440-0960     ISO Abbreviation:  Australas. J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-08-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0135232     Medline TA:  Australas J Dermatol     Country:  Australia    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  222-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2013 The Australasian College of Dermatologists.
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