What should be the dosage for Absorica?

Generic name: ISOTRETINOIN 10mg
Dosage form: capsule

The recommended dosage range for ABSORICA is 0.5 to 1 mg/kg/day given in two divided doses without regard to meals for 15 to 20 weeks (see Table 1). To decrease the risk of esophageal irritation, patients should swallow the capsules with a full glass of liquid [seePatient Counseling Information (17)].

The safety of once daily dosing with ABSORICA has not been established. Once daily dosing is not recommended.

Table 1: ABSORICA Dosing by Body Weight (Based on Administration With or Without Food)

Body Weight

Total Daily (mg)

Kilograms

Pounds

0.5 mg/kg

1 mg/kg

2 mg/kg

40
50
60
70
80
90
100

88
110
132
154
176
198
220

20
25
30
35
40
45
50

40
50
60
70
80
90
100

80
100
120
140
160
180
200

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