Roaccutane is generally used in the treatments of acne by reducing the natural oil (sebum) that the skin produces. The active ingredient of the capsules is Isotretinoin. Isotretinoin is a derivate of vitamin A and member of a medicine group called as retinoids.
Roaccutane is a drug which is used in the treatments of acne (nodular or conglobate acne, or the type of acne that have a risk to leave permanent scares). Roaccutane should be used when the acne has not got better even though the other anti-acne treatments like antibiotics or skin treatments have been tried. A dermatologist should supervise and monitor the roaccutane treatment from the beginning till the end of the treatment.