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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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Its painful if you don't buy healing and protecting Lip balm. Cake it on don't lick your lips I started 1 pill a day of 40 mg (ask me for prescription name if curious) Anyway It was $370 for roughly a month in a half supply. I'm self pay.. :( Anyway ALL your acne will break out like crazy at... 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 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 did a course of accutane when I was 21 and had severe nodulocystic acne. My acne was so bad that it could not be covered with makeup. I tried EVERYTHING. Name an acne treatment - the pill, every prescription and non-prescription cream, vitamins/supplements, home remedies, fasting, diets,... READ MORE

I have had acne for years and am so over it. I have tried all sorts of oral and topical meds and nothing kept it away. I am going in for blood on Friday and have my appointment to start on Monday. I am super nervous, but so ready to be done with my acne! Question: for those that have contacts,... 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

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 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

I used creams, other RX's, so many washes, and I still had acne. I went on Accutane (for the first time). It worked; I stayed out of tanning beds (I was a teen), I took it in the winter and it helped me. Yes, my acne and pimples went away came back about a year and a half later and I had to go... READ MORE

I'm a 15 year old girl and have had moderate acne for about 4 years. I've tried every way possible to clear my face, from topical medications like epiduo and differin, to oral medications like minocycline. I have had a really hard time and my confidence has plummeted while my frustration has... READ MORE

Around the time I was 15 I developed mild acne. At the time I tried a lot of things from over the counter products, oral medication, topical creams, you name it. When I turned 18 my acne was gone and I was happier then ever. Not till I turned 20 that I developed cystic acne that drove me... READ MORE

My acne condition started on 2013. till then my skin was clear. at the start of yr 2013 it starts from my forehead with tiny pimples and then spreaders all over my face. I have tried loads of creams tablets over past 1 1/2 yrs for acne.but results lasts only for short period. now I'm taking... READ MORE

I had suffered with mild to moderate acne from the age of 15. Greasy skin, blocked pores,red lumps, spots. Mostly on my face but, more disturbingly on my chest and my shoulders! I was given the usual solutions ie zinc, then oxytetracycline which didn't help at all. Due to low mood I didn't want... READ MORE

I have been on accutane twice and these are two things you Need to Know. First of all whatever you do start at a low dosage. I have had acne since i was a teen w/ out any scars. Then i did my first bit of accutane (starting with 20mg, 140 pounds) no scars. But on my second course 2yr's later i... READ MORE

I've tried everything for my Acne, the only time it got better was when I stopped eating dairy, gluten, and any fatty foods, I did that for a half a year and then stopped because I love cheese too much! I finally decided to try Accutane and my doctor is prescribing 60mg per day for 30 day... READ MORE

Generally this medication did a good job on me. I've taken it 6 months (40 mg a day) and in month 5 it completely cleared my moderate to servere acne. When I went off it, about 2 weeks later I started getting many tiny little whiteheads all over my face. (Usually up to 3 WH a day). A month later... READ MORE

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