• Fewer lab tests needed for pediatric patients on isotretinoin

    12 days ago - By Healio

    WAILEA, Hawaii - For pediatric acne patients on isotretinoin, laboratory monitoring is still necessary, but not at the levels previously believed, according to a presentation at the Maui Derm meeting.
    Full panels of laboratory tests were previously conducted each year for children on isotretinoin, James R. Treat, MD, professor of clinical pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, said during his presentation. However, recent research has shown that such frequent monitoring may not be needed.
    Previously it was
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