Isotrix® gel
Treatment of Acne

Isotrix® gel contains two differnt medicines called Erythromycin and Isotretinion.

  • Erythromycin is an antibiotic, it works by fighting bacteria that can cause acne (spots).
  • Isotretinion belongs to family called retiniods, like vitamin A, it works by helping the skin so that blocked pores are less likely to prevent spots.

Each 1g Isotrix® gel contains: 

  • Isotretinoin               0.5 mg
  • Erythromycin            20 mg
  • Isotrix® gel is used to treat moderate acne. It helps to make your skin less oily, loosen blackheads, whiteheads, spots so that they come out easily and stop them from forming again.

Isotrix® gel is contraindicated:

  • If you are allergic to Erythromycin, Isotretinoin or  any of the other ingredients in drug.
  • If you are pregnant, if you think you could be pregnant, or if you are planning to become pregnant.
  • If you are breast-feeding.
  • Don’t use Isotrix® gel during pregnancy or thinking of becoming pregnant or breast - feeding.

As any drug, Isotrix® gel has some common side effects:

  • as skin pain, rash, dry skin, itchy skin, skin burning sensation, redness of the skin, skin irritation, and skin peeling or scaling. These effects are normal. If they cause you a problem, try using Isotrix® gel less often, or stop using it for a few days and then start again.

Some rare side effect:

  • as allergic reaction, swelling of the face, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, increased sensitivity of the skin to sun light and discoloration of skin. 
  • Isotrix® gel is used once or twice each day. 
  • It can take 6 to 8 weeks before you see the full effect of Isotrix® gel.
  • Always use Isotrix® gel exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
  • Before you use Isotrix® gel tell your doctor if you have eczema, redness of the skin, broken blood vessels, tiny pimples usually in the centre of the face, redness and soreness around your mouth or you have skin reactions in the sunlight.
  • you should use Isotrix® gel on your skin away from areas such as your mouth, lips, and eyes.
  • Don’t use Isotrix® gel on any irritated areas of skin. For example if you have cuts or grazes, or sunburn.
  • Don’t use too much Isotrix® gel on sensitive areas of skin such as the neck.
  • Protect your skin from the sun.
  • Isotrix® gel is not for use by children under 12 years   


  • Due to the flammable nature of Isotrix® gel, you should avoid smoking or being near an open flame while you’re applying Isotrix® gel, and immediately after you’ve used it.
  • Isotrix® gel : aluminum tube 20 g.
  • Store below 25 °C.