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Accutane is a prescription oral medication used to treat severe acne. A form of Vitamin A, the drug reduces the amount of oil released by the skin. Know before you go: it's been linked to an increased risk of depression and can cause severe, life-threatening birth defects. Roche Pharmaceuticals officially stopped producing Accutane in 2009, though generic versions still exist. LEARN MORE ›
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As a child I've always had stubborn acne covering my cheeks, forehead, and chin. My acne would leave horrible embarrassing red-marks and I would always hide. There were no treatments that would relieve my breaks out. I would use many brands of benzoyl peroxide but my condition continued to... READ MORE

I started on Claravis about 3 months ago. I had side effects such as being dizzy, body aches, being tired all the time and feeling sick often. Last visit my doctor switched me to Amnesteem. I don't have any side effects what so ever on it! High recommend switching or using Amnesteem . I'm on... READ MORE

I am a 22 year old female that has been struggling with moderate acne for as long as I can remember. I tried everything under the sun to get rid of my acne like antibiotics, topical creams, and different types of birth control having little to no results. I would get painful bumps under my skin... READ MORE

Hi everyone, i am on 30 mg of accutane twice a day. i started this treatment 3 and a half months ago and it was completely worth the side effects which were dry face and lips. However this things can be fixed using a cetaphil cream for your face and aquaphor for your lips. This medication was... READ MORE

I started accutane just a few weeks ago, and just within the first few days I started seeing awesome results! I'm a 17 year old girl, and had horrible skin and acne scars and tried literally everything. Accutane did wonders for me! I had no side affects, except chap lips and my skin dried... READ MORE

I have been on Accutane for just over a month now. People continually warned me about their experiences and scary stories that they heard but this past month has been amazing! I noticed a difference in a day! I had moderate acne and nothing seemed to clear it up. My doctor had put me on... READ MORE

First of all if your doctor mentions accutane, take it! If you think your acne is really bad and other medications just dont work and the acne comes back after you get off them, ask your doctor about accutane! yes you have to get your blood drawn and go see the doctor every month for six months,... READ MORE

Hi, I used accutane 2 years ago and has been the best medication to clear my skin. I had teen acne and when I turned 30 I got cystic acne. I had very little side effect's dry lips and dry skin and toward the last month aches. My daughter who is now 171/2 is getting blood testing to start... READ MORE

Accutane is my miracle drug. I was a little intimidated at first, reading all the mixed reviews about the drug and it's many possible side effects. I am 27 years old and tried every other possible option you can imagine. You name it, I have tried it. My skin was not that bad to start, but always... READ MORE

It's working well on my acne but I seem to have vaginal problems more frequently. I am 42 yrs old, been on it for about 5 months now my problems didn't start til the 4th month. I have lost about 30 pounds on it also, I was real sick at first with vomiting during the day after I'd take it, I... READ MORE

I am currently 16 years old. When I was 15 I had really bad acne, my self esteem was low and I hated going out purely because of how many spots I had on my face. During the process everything was fine, the only thing I hated about the check ups was that I had to have a few blood tests throughout... READ MORE

I started getting acne in grade 9 and finally decided to start accutane when I was 22. I was on accutane for 6 months. My acne was between moderate and severe. I usually get very large pimples that stay infected and noticeable for anywhere between a week and 2 weeks. Accutane made me feel... READ MORE

As a young adult, I continued to experience moderate problems with acne on my face. I tried topical creams and cleansers, but those products either dried my skin out and made it worse, or didn't work at all! After consulting with my dermatologist, I agreed to start taking Accutane. I endured... READ MORE

It has been one year since I stopped my treatment and my skin is still oil and zit free! It was a tough road though. I had suffered from mild depression in the past but I never have felt truley suicidal before. About 4 months in to my treatment I started to feel severly agro. I have two children... READ MORE

I want to write this review because I think a lot of people who are contemplating going on Accutane will not because of all the negative reviews. That was me. I was so scared of everything that I read, that I almost didn't go on it. You will find that most people who had negative experiences are... READ MORE

I tried it last summer for my severe acne I mean it was horrible I had tried everything From proactive to murad and nothing seemed to work . Finally my parents decided that I should go see a derm. He prescribed Accutane and I was on it for about 6-7 months I think the side effects (Bloody noses,... READ MORE

I took Accutane when I was 19 for four months. Initially my acne got worse, especially on my face, and the dryness caused as a side effect made me look like a mess! Towards the end of the treatment I was concerned that there was not much of an improvement, but my dermatologist said the best... READ MORE

I used isotretion for over two years. The last year I only used it for the first week of the month. I should have noticed something ealier.. And, I kick myself every day for not getting off of this horrible drug. Suddenly I was really fragile for winter and the "darkness" (I live in Northern... READ MORE

I got the generic brand, and literally later the day of taking my first pill i started seeing and feeling a difference, for only 10 dollars...i was worried about the side affects because of bad stories all over the internet but i figured it couldnt be any worse that what ive taken before lol... READ MORE

Prior to accutane, I had been on almost every acne medicine on the market (Adapalene (Differin), Clindamycin, Retin-A, benzoyl peroxide, oral minocycline...) and nothing had worked. I would stay on one of these medications for at least 6 months before giving up and switching to a new one. These... READ MORE

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