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 had struggled with bad acne on my face back and chest since I was 12. I would layer on the concealer and tried all the magical washes and oral prescriptions. NOTHING phased my hideous skin. I was so ridiculously depressed. I went to extreams and starting self mutilating my body because I... READ MORE

Im a 15 year old girl. Girls are always worried about their apperance. I started getting acne in 6th grade. It was so bad. I caked on makeup, but it just made it look worse. I would cry myself to sleep cause I looked so different from the other girls. I went to the dermatologist, and she gave me... READ MORE

I read prior to using it that it caused depression, but I thought "oh I am a happy person, I don't have to worry about that.. plus, nothing is worse that acne!" I went on it and it did clear my skin up... however, it made me super depressed. I didn't want to go out, looked in... READ MORE

If you have been searching for solutions for a multiple-year period, then please look no further. Accutane is your man. I started out with a lot of acne on my cheeks--medium sized cysts that would leave marks for up to 7 months after they were gone. I tried minocycline and doxycycline but... READ MORE

Pro's: Cleared face after 2 weeks with a minor initial breakout. Made my skin look like $1 million dollars. I could shave while walking down the street because no spots get through. I looked like the person I wanted to be. After using Accutane I had no reason to wash my face, it looked so... READ MORE

I am 15. I started getting acne in 5th grade and it got more and more severe. I became afraid of getting scarring and my acne was getting very bad. All i can say about this product is that it never effected me negatively besides drying me out, but it worked wonderfully. i was soooo afraid of... READ MORE

I struggled with severe acne for about 3 years. Itried everything under the sun, until I finally gave in and started the Accutane treatment. My ONLY regret is not starting this treatment sooner! I was treated for roughly 5-6 months. I did not see results right away, infact, my skin got... READ MORE

I had cystic acne all over my back and face that never went away. Ever since I was 13 I had it. I tried EVERYTHING, Tetracycline, Doxicyline, Benzacaine cream, and tons of other stuff. Nothing ever worked. So I did this as a last resort, my own dermatologist said he wouldn't prescribe it to... READ MORE

I never had much of an acne problem. But after several sessions of laser hair on my face I started to get lots of papular-pustular acne. I tried all the different topicals and antibiotics for acne. It also started on areas outside my face so maybe it was just my age (mid... READ MORE

I would highly recommend this acne treatment. I had tried everything, every type of topical cream and antibiotic possible. I chose to take Accutane because I had extremely bad acne. Acne had taken over my life where I felt bad about going out in public and definitely did not ever want to have a... READ MORE

When I was about 17, I was fed up. I had tried everything for my acne. My zits were beginning to get their own zits! I had tried everything over the counter and some of it seemed to make my skin get worse! Sea Breeze, Oxy Pads, Clearasil, ProActive...None of it worked. So, I went to the... READ MORE

I always had cystic acne, oily skin, enormous gaping pores, blackheads everywhere for as long as I can remember. I got acne very early in my life around late elementary school i would say. I had tried everything from different routines, products, every acne kit, the all natural route, less... READ MORE

I was hesitant to try this because of the side effects I read about. I am in my 5th month and so far so good, minimal side effects, dry skin and lips but nothing that lotion can't help so far. The lips have been the worst, but for the first time in 15 yrs I am completely clear! I do regret not... READ MORE

I was on accutane when I was 14 and it worked wonders. After years went by and birth of two daughters I chose to go back on Accutane because my face was breaking out like I was a teenager. Granted, some of it was hormonal, some Roscea, and some was cystic acne but Accutane improvement my skin... READ MORE

Ive been on accutane for 3months now and i have to say it has not been easy...My skin peels, my eyes water,my nose is always dry, no matter how much i moisturize my lips they crack alot and if i get bitten by something the bruises look worse than normal...I already had bad pms but now i choose... READ MORE

I'm 21 and I have acne ever since I was 10. It was pretty bad for me and I got to a point that I was starting to have it even on my back and chest. I've tried everything from lotions, creams to soaps and minocin, IT DIDNT WORKED, NOTHING WORKED and I was still there wasting thousands of dollars... READ MORE

I don’t usually write blogs like this however reading other peoples blogs and comments has helped me through my course of Accutane. I am 6 weeks in to my course and I have experienced A LOT of the side effects so many so my work colleagues questioned whether I was allergic to the... READ MORE

I am starting accutane in 3 days and I feel alone and scared. After trying (and failing) to express my fears to family and friends (none of which have dealt with severe acne), I decided maybe this would be a good place to go to talk about my journey. I have been suffering from moderate-severe... READ MORE

I am on my second week of Accutane. I have already started to notice a difference in the amount of pimples that I'd usually wake up to. My lips and area around my mouth are very dry, somewhat annoying, but very controllable with lip balm and moisturizer. I have tried so many creams and face... READ MORE

I just thought that I would post a warning about some permanent side effects I've contracted from accutane. I have this constant "visual snow" that is extremely annoying. It's like somebody has added a static filter to my vision and I experience it the entire time I'm awake. More annoying are... READ MORE

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