My doctor said that accutane can be taken with empty stomach even though I read on the medication guide that oral absorption of isotretinoin is enhanced when given with high fat meal. Which one is correct?
Can Accutane Be Taken on an Empty Stomach?
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Accutane works better with a full stomach
Since this is a gastric absorption medication it is best to take on a full stomach--
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