Accutane

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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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I just started taking Absorica, 30 mg per day, yesterday and I am hoping for the best outcome possible! My doctor recommend this treatment for me because the past topical creams, antibiotics, and steroids have not worked for my stubborn oily skin. Today marks the end of day two and so far I have... READ MORE

I went to the dermatologist because I had a patch of 4 zits on my cheek that wouldn't go away over the course of a month. Instead of trying topical treatments first, they immediately put me on Accutane "to avoid scarring." It ruined my life. I broke out where I never had before, my lips... READ MORE

I had Roacutane on my mind for years as several of my friends used it and I was so jealous of the results. I also knew about all the potential side effects so I always had question marks. I am 26 years old and had mild to moderate acne since the age of 16. Prior Roacutane I have tried everything... READ MORE

Started on Accutane because of extremely oily skin, and some very large and painful cystic acne due to hormonal changes. I stopped 2 weeks later. Couldn't handle the side effects. Now 2 months later my skin is still dry (I moisturies twice a day with Effaclar H), but what bothers me is that my... READ MORE

Accutane was the best thing to ever happen to me. I swear it saved my life and my confidence. I had no bad reactions, my acne was cleared forever in about 3 months and never came back. I am 33 now and I was on accutane when I was 21. The only thing I regret is not doing it sooner. If I would... READ MORE

I had very oily skin with those deep hard painful cysts that would last for months, mostly around my mouth and chin but I would get them everywhere. I had them for years (from 14 to 23). I didn't want to go out and I often missed work. I had tried clindoxyl, antibiotics, doxycycline, and... READ MORE

Hello im a 20 years old guy ...i had acne since i was 16.....it was mainly pimples in my face....and black heads on my nose witch turn in to pimples....i have been to the dermo years a go and he gived me an antibiotic and lotion ....witch helped making my acne less severe but they kept coming .... READ MORE

I am a 25 year old female suffering from acne. I have tried a number of products to control my skin with no luck. Recently I asked my dermatologist about accutane and she agreed. I just got my prescription. Today is day 4 since I have been taken Zenatane 40mg. I will update you on my progress... READ MORE

I have had problems with acne since my middle school and it was getting worst until 2 years ago ( I am 22 years old now). Because I have been living in Sydney, I had the chance to use 'proactive' for a year (it's a big no, not a long term acne solution). I decided to stop after 1 year and my... READ MORE

I went to the doctor to get my monthly prescription for accutane on yesterday. He prescribed me a lip ointment bc my lips are severely dry in conjunction with using carmex . I haven't had any breakouts since I have been on accutane. I was on a 10% fading cream for the dark spots, but he has... READ MORE

I used Accutane for the recommended amount of time and I witnessed amazing results. I never had terrible acne but not seeing a pimple here and there was amazin. It came back a couple months later but not nearly as bad. At the time I was also drinking regular milk. I switched from regular to... READ MORE

So I'm about to start I'm quite scared because of some of the things I've read but I can't live like this anymore I'm sick of acne it has truly ruined my life and made me miss out on a lot of opportunities but that's all about to stop I'm so exited for the end result no need to hide my skin I... READ MORE

I went through many doctors and she finally told me I needed Accutane. lots of appointments but it was what was needed because of all the rules. always returned my calls when I had questions. my face 100% better. experience was great and easy location. I have refered all my family and friends. I... READ MORE

I suffered from acne since I was 12. I remember starting to get pimples and my mom just bought me some Oxy Pads from the drug store and they worked for junior high. Then in high school they stopped working and I switched to the Clinique 3 step acne products, which were very effective. However,... READ MORE

I have had acne since I was 12 years old. It continued to get worse and worse the older I got. When I was 17 I was sick of dealing with it. I had tried multiple different face washes and cleansers. I finally decided it was time to make a trip to the dermatologist. They gave me two types of... READ MORE

After trying over 8 prescription medications for my acne (both creams and oral pills), I finally decided to try accutane. Despite all the negative aspects about Accutane that I read online, I am so happy I have it a try. After the first month, my blackheads were gone and my bigger pimples werent... READ MORE

Hello, I am 26 and have mild but very persistent acne. My doctor decided to put me on a 5 month course of 20. I take one tablet daily and have been doing this for three weeks. My skin has just got worse and worse from week one and I am starting to panic and loose faith. My skin is now the... READ MORE

In a word, the experience was: awful. The first impression one gets with Halem's office is being placed on hold for at least two minutes. After a confusing conversation, one finally gets an appointment. While at the office, you will wait anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour, depending on whether... READ MORE

Accutane was the last resort for me to clear my acne. Truthfully my acne wasn't awful. I suffered from facial acne for years and occasionally had acne on my back. However, I was at the point that I couldn't remember the last time my face was clear and I was also developing the potential for... READ MORE

I am 31 yes old and I honestly can't remember what I look like with clear skin! My acne became worse after the birth of my daughter 11 years ago! I have spent $1000's of dollars in dermatologists and treatments, nothing seemed to truly work! I have tried everything, antibiotics, anti fungals,... READ MORE

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