Accutane

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Accutane is a prescription 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.
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I'm two and a half weeks into my racutane treatment. I am 17 years old and have had severe acne for two years. So far the effects racutane has had on myself is very dry lips, dry skin patches on my face and neck and very sore legs after playing football. Acne makes my life miserable and I have... READ MORE

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I've been on Accutance for almost 3 months and so far I hate it. I still get pimples, but not as much as I used to. I have been getting very bad rashes all over my hands, dry lips, and cry spells. I start to cry sometimes for little things. So far I don't see a difference on my face but I hope... READ MORE

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I took accutane at 25 years old while working part time and attending graduate school full time.... the side affects I experienced were, low energy, dry mouth, dry skin, and slight depression (which is not normal for myself). Overall it was 100% worthwhile. ACCUTANE works... Please... READ MORE

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I had moderate cystic acne and got into 5mg/po/daily for Isotretinoin. The 1st week, I was still getting cystic acne but by the 3rd week, the pores on my face have gotten smaller. I used a comedone extractor before but the blackheads kept coming back or I would get cyst afterward. So glad I did this READ MORE

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I was diagnosed for severe Keratosis Pilaris combined with shoulder and back acne (not systic but prevalent). I was afraid to wear short sleeves and dropped out of activities I was so embarrassed about my skin. Nothing worked. I was also tested for Pityrosporum folliculitis and found negative.... READ MORE

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Hi. My name is Torres. Im 26 and have been battling acne since I was 18. I have tried many medicine eg erythromycin, benzoyl peroxide, salicyc acid but none seemed to work. Recently I approached a doc who prescribed accutane. I took my first dose of 20mg last night and in the morning I had a... READ MORE

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I just finished my 5 month accutane course today. I never had terrible acne I just had the pimples that would leave a red mark no matter their size and I had some trouble spots (chin and a little on my jawline.) I never had any psychological problems. It actually made me happier and everything... READ MORE

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Acne has been bothering me since my school days,am 27 now. Have tried out everything from Ayurvedic medicines to Benzac gel to Adapelene. Even tried chemical peel,dermabrasion & what not.Nothing seems to have a long lasting effect.Now on accutane. 1st week ws fine,frm 2nd week breakouts... READ MORE

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When I was a sophomore in high school, I had the option to go on Accutane. It was the last possible option that my dermatologist gave since I had acne since I was in 5th grade. I was on the strongest dose of topical and oral medication, but the medication only lessened the acne. It was also... READ MORE

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I had acne from about age 13 to 23. I tried home remedies, over the counter acne products, and the whole run of prescriptions for acne from creams to antibiotics. I took Accutane for 6 months and a year later still had some breakouts. Took again 3 months and rarely have pimples now. The only... READ MORE

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I have gone through many acne treatments, creams, antibiotics, facial regimens, prescription cleansers, ointments, organic solutions you name it. Although most of the motivation to start accutane was my mother forcing me to try it, so I did. I took it for eight months and let me tell you, I had... READ MORE

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I took Accutane back in 2001. It was my freshman year in Highschool. My mother and I tried everything over the counter to get rid ofmy pickle face. Nothing worked until I found Accutane my freshman year. . ... My mom made me try it for 6 to 8 monthes, I cant remember the exact months but it... READ MORE

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I read all the reviews on here and will be honest, I was scared. But I had a very upfront and honest conversation with my doctor and since you see them every month felt comfortable about giving accutane a try. Only side effect was chapped lips. And 1 year later, I am 100% acne free. Give it a shot!! READ MORE

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I'm currently 24, and had been suffering from acne breakouts since as long as I can remember. I had also had the oiliest skin....ever. My makeup rubbed off on everything I touched, I always looked gross, and fresh out of a shower, except I wasn't clean. I was always self conscious of this, and... READ MORE

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I've been on a low does of 20mg per day for about two months now and I can't believe the results! I had an awful first month of initial breakouts that was the worse acne I have ever had. I was getting frustrated and then towards the end of month 2 my skin texture changed and it was smooth! I... READ MORE

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I started getting cystic acne at the age of 12, and it totally ruined my life. None of my friends had anything similar, and so I was always the one who was stared at in public. That same year i went to the doctor and he gave me about 4 doses of different antibiotics, and lots of topical... READ MORE

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I had terrible skin before I started accutane. It was to the point that my entire face, there was not a spot without a zit on it.The pros about it is that it cleared up my skin and now I have less oil on my face. The cons about it is that it really dried my skin, lips and nose out leading to... READ MORE

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As a child I've always had stubborn acne covering my cheeks, forehead, and chin. My acne would leave horrible embarrassing red-marks and I would always hide. There were no treatments that would relieve my breaks out. I would use many brands of benzoyl peroxide but my condition continued to... READ MORE

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I started on Claravis about 3 months ago. I had side effects such as being dizzy, body aches, being tired all the time and feeling sick often. Last visit my doctor switched me to Amnesteem. I don't have any side effects what so ever on it! High recommend switching or using Amnesteem . I'm on... READ MORE

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I am a 22 year old female that has been struggling with moderate acne for as long as I can remember. I tried everything under the sun to get rid of my acne like antibiotics, topical creams, and different types of birth control having little to no results. I would get painful bumps under my skin... READ MORE

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