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 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

Accutane worked miracles with me. At the beginning of this year my skin was worse than ever, as shown in my "before" pictures. I had the kind of acne that you cannot cover up with makeup, and it was all over my face, chest, and back. Gross. I had been going to a dermatologist for my acne for 3... READ MORE

After all I had read about Accutane, I was pretty scared going into my treatment in early September of 2013. As I took my first little orange pill, I was terrified. I had heard so much about the horrifying side effects of the "miracle drug", and, being a bit of a hypochondriac, I took to the... READ MORE

I had originally taken Accutane when I was 16 years old. It was working, however, I was at a stage in my life where the situations around me were detrimental to my emotional and mental well-being. Accutane is known to cause (or even potentially surface) depression so unfortunately, I was... READ MORE

I plan to keep you all updated on my Journey with Accutane. I went to the Dermatologist yesterday morning and told my doctor about how my acne hadn't gotten any better with the products I had previously been prescribed. She described my acne as mild to moderate but thinks that Accutane will help... READ MORE

Battled acne for almost 10 years. It was bearable until age 24. It has gotten worse around the cheek area. My dermatologist had been trying to get me to go on isotretinoin (accutane) for almost 2 years but I was hesitant. Finally I decided to go for it. I didn't want to ruin my skin any longer.... READ MORE

Background: suffer from mild to semi severe acne and a couple of nodules. I break out on my face back and shoulders. My dermo prescribed me with 40 mgs of absorbica which is the same as Accutane but absorbs better 2 times a day. So far only chapped lips and I'm breaking out more but nothing severe. READ MORE

I have had acne for about 12 years. I have never had clear skin since I was a little kid. For a while, my acne was fairly mild, but last year it started getting worse all of a sudden. My doctor put me on antibiotics, and just as they started to help, I developed an allergy to them. Next I tried... READ MORE

Hello, my names Kat, Im 21 and I moved to Malaysia around 1 year and a half ago. I have always had perfect skin living in Britain but 6 months into moving here suddenly my skin started going crazy. I suffer from an under active thyroid problem and I thought this was the cause, due to hormonal... READ MORE

I have struggled with acne since my teens and have tried everything - numerous types of BC pills/antibiotics/topical treatments. Doctors have been hesitant to prescribe Accutane to me (probably because they see birth control pills as the less risky choice for females). Now, at 30, and after... READ MORE

Finally got my prescription for accutane yesterday. I have been dealing with acne since I was 12. It started out with a clear face but would get one big cyst on my chin at a time gradually it would get worse with two to three on my chin. When I was about 15 it started to spread to my forehead.... READ MORE

My last option was always accutane. I tried topicals and different birth controls. Nothing worked. My severe and cystic acne remained and I was an emotional mess. I couldn't leave the house without makeup, and sometimes I couldn't leave the house at all. I finally decided to go on Accutane... READ MORE

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

This was the best decision I ever made! Last summer I didn't leave my house due to how bad my acne was. I started Accutane at the end of August and it worked immediately. I can't describe how good it felt to finally wake up to the feeling of clear skin! I had no bad side effects except for dry lips! READ MORE

My skin has been horrible since 7th grade. I have always looked as if I was going through puberty even as an adult. As a thirty year old woman, I was very embarrassed that by the huge puss filled bumps that were big even after I popped them. I'm African American so after the bumps went away... READ MORE

I have been battling acne for 4 years and it has been a nuisance in my life. It is everywhere--face, back, shoulders, chest and a little bit on my stomach too--it's gross. I have prescribed everything under the sun and I finally decided to ask for accutane and my doctor agreed. I have been on... READ MORE

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

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

I am currently on my 5th month of Accutane, I had to take a break at the three month mark due to high triglycerides started back for a month with another high triglycerides so now going on fish oil to see it brings them down. I started working out with a trainer going on two months ago and just... READ MORE

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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