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Decision Aid Summary

Title Acne: Should I take isotretinoin for severe acne?
To access it Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Audience People considering taking isotretinoin for severe acne.
Options included Take isotretinoin to clear up severe acne.
Use other treatments for your acne.
This may include over-the-counter or prescription medicines.
Year of last update or review 2021
Format Web, paper
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Health condition Acne
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
7 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2024-03-04.