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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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Ive been suffering with moderate CONSISTANT and sometimes cystic acne for 11 years. Started 20 mg of accutane 2 weeks ago (finally) and already see a huge difference. No more oily face or hair!!!!! Now I can wash my hair every 4th day instead of everyday its so exciting and saves so much time...... READ MORE

I finished up with my course of roaccutane about five years ago. While my skin did improve, it did not clear up, and within a year my skin was exactly as it was before starting roaccutane. I was lucky in that I didn't have any major side effects, but I did have dry eyes, very dry skin (as... READ MORE

When I was a senior in high school I broke out with a moderate to severe case of acne on my face and back. My dermatologist suggest I use a prescription drug called Accutane. I was so relieved to have a solution I did not even question the possible side effects or do any research on the drug. It... READ MORE

Please please consider it! I had severe acne during high school and was deeply self conscious about it, i would cover my face in make up which did nothing whatsoever. Then I tried accutane and it worked so well! Even though it does take a while to see some changes, it really does work. I... READ MORE

I used Accutane when I was 14 and again when I was 16. I never used more than the recommended dosage, but at 30, I still have side effects from acne. Starting in my early 20's, I had severe stomach aches and was tested for everything under the sun. The doctors at the best medical school in the... READ MORE

As I enter my last day of accutane treatment I realize it has truly been a journey. This time last year I was dealing with one of the worst bumps I had ever had. I had terrible cystic acne on my face and would never know when the next bump was going to come. This lasted through college and... READ MORE

I am 13 and ive had very bad acne since i was 11. it was so bad i wouldnt even want to go to school and it made me have a super low self esteem. i went to the dermatologist and he gave me all kinds of pills and creams and washes but nothing really worked. so it came to the point where he thought... READ MORE

At age 44 after battling acne for close to 35 yrs and trying every rx, home ready, witch dr any snake oil that I could find I am FINALLY giving in and starting Accutane. After the lengthy prep process to begin I will be picking up my rx from the pharmacy tomorrow. While I know there are many... READ MORE

While Accutane is not for everyone, I would certainly recommend trying it. I put it off for a couple years because I read about the bad side effects online and felt that my acne was not severe enough to warrrant trying it. My doctor said they have found great results for people with moderate to... READ MORE

My face was not as bad as my back, but my back was so bad that I couldn't wear dresses, swimsuits, or anything else that exposed my back without being self conscious of my acne. I have been on accutane for just over 2 months now. I have no acne. None. Anywhere. I was hesitant to take... READ MORE

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

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