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Accutane is a prescription oral 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. LEARN MORE ›
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A couple years back, before my acne became cystic and serious on my jawline, my old dermatologist put me on accutane. i was on accutane for less that a month where i immediately saw side effects. dry skin, chapped lips, but no depression. i noticed my oily face disappear and acne came to bay but... READ MORE

I have had mild to severe acne on my face, chest, back and shoulders since I was in 4th grade and now I am a senior. Growing up with acne lowered my self-confidence a great deal and discouraged me from wearing tank tops, scoop neck shirts,dresses that didn't cover me well, and the like; I even... READ MORE

Before I started Accutane I read through dozens of reviews and they really helped my decision. So, I said when I was done I would write my experience in hopes it would help someone. I just finished my 5th month on Friday, and in my opinion, Accutane was 100% worth it. Yes, I had severe... READ MORE

I LOVE ACCUTANE! I am a 21 year old female who had moderate to severe acne. I had tried tons of creams and pills that just were not working when I decided to go to a new doctor. The minute that I walk into this doctors office he goes accutane. I was like I've heard all the side effects abustlely... READ MORE

I must admit my acne was very minor but it was still acne and just like everyone else I wanted clear skin... and that's exactly what Accutane did. It made my face look absolutely amazing with in 2 weeks, but the side effects came even sooner. The #1 side effect is dry lips... thats an... READ MORE

Ever since middle school (I'm 19 now), my skin wasn't the best. I felt like I always had some type of bump or redness on my face, no matter what I did. I took multiple pills, tried what seemed like every prescription cream and ones that you can just pick up off of the shelves, nothing seemed to... READ MORE

I just finished my freshmen year of high school. I started getting acne in 6th grade, but it was never a big problem until last year. I would get pimples on pimples the entire year. (metaphor). I saw a dermatoligist toward the middle of 8th grade. For a year, i was put on antibiotics and a few... READ MORE

I had suffered severe acne in the beginning of 6th grade. During 8th grade my parents found out about accutane and decided to go ahead and try it. The process to get it was a little bit long. When I first started using it I was put on the higher dosage which caused the sides of my mouth to dry... READ MORE

I went on Accutane in Feb. 2011. I saw results in the first month. My skin was clear after the third month. By the end of my 5 month treatmeat, my skin was clear and beautiful, just like we all have dreamed of!! It was soo good that I barely had to wear make up! However, I did experience dry... READ MORE

I had moderate acne including cystic zits and other little zits. My acne was so painful and made me sooo self conscious that I'd wake up in the middle of the night, feel the pain of a zit, and not be able to go back to bed! I was already depressed before I started accutane, but I started a... READ MORE

I never had super terrible acne or anything, but I would too regularly get cystic type zits. I can remember getting my first zit in 6th grade and not a long enough period of clear skin after that to matter. Probably about 3-8 zits at one time and then a cystic type one every 3-4 months.... READ MORE

My acne may not have been the worst in the world but I'm already a shy person as it is, my mom left when I was a kid.. And it kinda messed up my self esteem, and that plus acne just made my life hell. I had it from 15-19. Finally after my freshmen year of college I called my dad one night to... READ MORE

I'm a 25 year old female who's been struggling with acne for about 3 years. I would classify my acne as mild half the time and moderate half the time, however very persistant. I always have small clogged pores that have been pretty much impossible to clear. I am taking 30mg a day 2x a... READ MORE

After 10 years of struggling with antibiotics, topical creams, and face soaps that would not get rid of my acne problem, I decided to get a 3rd opinion on a more effective long term solution. I found a dermatologist who suggested Accutane as the solution; one that she had personally used. Seeing... READ MORE

I had pretty mild acne thru high school. It's when I started college that my skin erupted. I tried all the topicals you can think of...Every RX and OTC including milk of magnesia. Prior to taking the accutane plunge, I tried 6 mo of doxycycline. It worked really well initially but stopped... READ MORE

After meeting with my dermatologist i was told i had severe cystic acne. (I even had acne cysts forming in my neck and ear lobes) After trying numerous drugs and milder prescriptions I decided to take Acutane. I was told that i would have to take monthly blood tests to make sure the medication... READ MORE

I just started Accutane a couple of days ago. After reading some of these reviews, I am pretty apprehensive about the next 5 months. I am trying to take precautionary actions such as wearing heavy moisturizing creams, chapstick, drinking lots of water, Also considering taking calcium and fish... READ MORE

Pro: Cleared up skin Con: 3 years later I started having horrible stomach problems. I am in pain constantly, my Gastroenterologist told me it was from the accutane. I never had stomach problems before. Now I had to move back home because my stomach problems have gotten so bad. READ MORE

Accutane worked miracles on my skin. It would be a shame if this drug got a bad rap- I personally had NO suicidal thoughts, depression or any of the other negative things people talk about. On the contrary, I was happy and ecstatic to see my cystic acne fading away!! I actually welcomed the dry... READ MORE

Skin heals completely looks beautiful radiant and pinkish glow but secondary effects... Clinical depresion! be carefull and tell your doctor if You have familiar history of depression, hepatic problems etc.. before taking this medication. READ MORE

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