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Asked a question 2 years ago

This is our first time. We got positive test at home. In lab reports it shows around 2600 hcg for 5th week pregnancy. I have been on acne treatment last month actruet isotretnoin 20. Should we go ahead with the pregnancy. Could this isotretnoin medicine have any bad effects on pregnancy.

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Dr. Pooja SahniObstetrician & Gynaecologist
Consultant Gynaecologist in Cloudnine Bengaluru

Hi. Isotretnoin is supposed to have harmful effect on fetus. I would need to know more details about your treatment like the duration and all. Please reach.me21 at