Accutane

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Accutane is a prescription medication used to treat severe acne. Accutane can have some potentially serious side affects, so it’s important to cover them carefully with your doctor before embarking on treatment.
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Average Price: $400

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Hi. My name is Sam. I'm 28 years old. I had acne since I was 16 years old and tried all the OTC Acne remedies ( Panoxyl, Benzac, Differine, Acsonix, Nanocleanse, Acnepril and Antibiotics) but nothing seemed to work and clear my Acne. My was just occasional but it got worst when I moved to UAE... READ MORE

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Had a ten month course worked wonder been off for six months and not one pimple :) couldn't be happier it's life changing. The dry lips are a downfall but it's well worth actually finishing the course your doctor will figure out what dose is best i was on the highest dose and it also made my... READ MORE

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Just started accutane(20 mg daily), too early to really say, I tried benzoyl peroxide for a month to no results,an the sad thing is. Never had moderate acne, just mild, teenage acne, clear till 4 months ago, when I started getting tiny bumps on my cheeks which started turning into pastules, am... READ MORE

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I am a 32yo female who has always had a issue with mild acne. I was on birth control pills for over 12 years. 2 years ago I went off and had a iud put in. Ever since then my acne has gone crazy. The dermatologist has put me on doxy, several different topicals and even a high blood pressure med... READ MORE

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I was on Isotretinoin 1 year ago for only 40 days and acchieved possitive result but I didn't continue my journey due to my college's entrance exam. I was afraid that the mental side effects would affect my concentration on studying. After accutane, my skin got worse, i have tried different... READ MORE

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Tomorrow is going to be the third day that I'm on Accutane. I have always had breakouts since freshman year in high school. They were never THAT bad, it's always been a few breakouts here and there on my face until just recently about two months ago my acne has been the worst it's ever been and... READ MORE

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My name is Melissa, I've had acne since I was in 6th grade, I'm now 24 years old. I've tired all kinds of things over the years to try and help my skin, from prescription creams like Duac, and BenzaClin, to prescription pills like doxycycline, and birth control. I've even tried Proactiv and... READ MORE

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I've been taking Clarus (Accutane) for about two months now. I weigh 120 pounds and started off on 30mg a day for 15 days and then progressed to 60mg a day for 15 days. My dosage has since been bumped up to 70mg a day. Before I started taking the medication, I had EXTREMELY oily hair and skin. I... READ MORE

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Year 2008 when I had this awful, scary, horrible acne in my face. I thought this was a curse for me! The sad thing too is I am working as a bartender, cashier so many people can see my face like that awful.I tried so many different products but it did not work until I ask my family doctor to... READ MORE

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From the time I hit puberty at age eleven, I've had severe cystic acne on my face, back, chest, and shoulders. I have tried many many topical creams, antibiotics, over the counter remedies, hormone therapy, anything my doctors and I could think of to try and ease the effects of my acne on my... READ MORE

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I remember having acne since I was 11/12 years. I took it for the first time when I was 17, second time when 21, and this is mi third time at 26. I have to mention that my acne really improved and that the results are completely amazing. My skin is even better than the one from the people who... READ MORE

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I was about ten years old when I got my first pimple. I had never noticed them on other people in my school, or even on my older brother - until I got my first one. I asked my mum about it, and she told me to leave it alone and it would go away. Fast forward five years, and I'm fifteen, being... READ MORE

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This is my first week on accutane and I am experiencing dry lips and skin. My face looks red and it's really irritating because it's itchy as well. I've tried to many things to get rid of my acne but, anything worked. I am 30 years old and I started eating healthy and going to the gym and I... READ MORE

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Hi all, I'm 18 years old & have suffered from cystic acne since I was 11. I've tried every OTC medication and treatment possible, but was lost hope because none of the products seemed to work. After two years of just using a simple face wash, my acne got worse because of all the makeup and... READ MORE

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I have been getting acne since I was about 12 years old. It was never a huge issue, but at the time it seemed like it and I tried out all the cleansers and toners and acne fighters on the market. I am 16 now, and the acne that I had in the past year was the worst so far. When I first visited the... READ MORE

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Hi there! I am sharing my experience with Accutane ( Isotretinoine ) because I have reviewed other posts on this web site and found them very useful. I have researched this pill very diligently. Now I just have to wait for the result. Background of the problem: I have had mild form of cystic... READ MORE

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I start in a 40 mg dose on Monday. I have been suffering with severe acne since u was 10. Yes 10,fifth grade. It's been a nightmare. I'm 32 now and just want it to be over already. Doubtful because nothing has ever cleared my skin completely. Hopeful because like I said, I just want it... READ MORE

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Hi, I am 22 years old and I have been battling cystic acne ever since I was 11. It started right after I got the chicken pox. Once the chicken pox cleared, boom I had acne, which than turned into cystic acne. Painful and not fun. Sometimes I would beg my mom to miss a day of school due to it... READ MORE

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Today I started taking my first accutane capsule! :) I was put on 20mg every second day by my skin doctor for the 1st 2 weeks. And if I tolerate it well, I'm going to take 20mg every day. I'm a 15 year old female and has moderately severe acne. Tomorrow is Monday, and I'm pretty nervous because... READ MORE

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I started the medication (40g) almost 4 weeks ago and when I began I had severe under the skin acne especially on my jaw line and chin area. I have tried all the other medications before starting accutane. The first few days were ok as my lips were getting dry but that's expected. I also... READ MORE

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