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Poll_September_1_2014 You are teaching a female patient about the use of isotretinoin. You should be sure to include the need to take:  (This poll is closed.)

A. Contraceptive precautions
 
92%
B. Antiemetics
 
6%
C. Analgesics
 
1%
D. Antidiarrheals
 
0%

Answer: A. Even small amounts of isotretinoin are associated with severe birth defects. Most female patients are also prescribed oral contraceptives. The other medications aren't necessary for a patient on isotretinoin.


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