The prescription of isotretinoin to women: is every precaution taken?

  title={The prescription of isotretinoin to women: is every precaution taken?},
  author={Holmes and Bankowska and Mackie},
  journal={British Journal of Dermatology},
A questionnaire survey of dermatologists practising in Scotland was carried out to assess strategies for the management of women prescribed isotretinoin for acne. The results of the study suggested that the prevention of pregnancy during treatment is of considerable concern to dermatologists: over 90% routinely asked women about sexual activity and 97% routinely gave both verbal and written advice on the need to avoid pregnancy during treatment. However, clinical practices which might place… 

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