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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 have had acne since i was 16 and I'm now 23 and i am absolutely fed up with acne. i have tried many other medications from minocycline, doxycycline, tazorac, BP, proactive, TTO,, you name it, i probably have tried it and none worked. i have acne under my skin that most medications... READ MORE

I'm 17 years old & I have been on accutane for almost 5 months. I was really scared to start because as I read all the posts about it, it sounded really scary. I had been going to the dermatologist since about 6th grade & different antibiotics & creams would work for a small amount of time, but... READ MORE

Was on it 20 years ago and was one of the best things that I ever did. Did cause much initial peeling but put a halt to many years of acne and has kept me relatively clear for the past 26 years. Afterwards, the acne that I did get was mild and sporadic and cleared super fast. Definitely worth it... READ MORE

Doctor told me it was a miracle drug and was extremely excited to put me on it. I didnt have cystic acne in the first place. It was very mild teenage acne. They mainly expressed the teratogenic side effects and seeing as I was not planning on getting pregnant, I didnt worry too much about that.... READ MORE

I am 30 years old, all my blood test are normal. i've been on roaccutane for 6 months, but still my acne is severe. Before starting roaccutane, i had hormonal treatment, but the same no result. I started my treatment with 30 mg for 1 month, than 40 mg for 4 months, and finished with 50 mg. When... READ MORE

Okay...I am not gonna bash accutane, and tell anyone not to do it because I know it works out great for some people. I am just going to tell you guys my story. I was 17 years old at the time of starting accutane. I had terrible, painful, cystic acne. Trust me when I say I had tried EVERYTHING... READ MORE

I first got acne at the tender age of 10 and from that age to 19 dealt with severe cystic acne..Tried proactive, differin gel, creams, tazorac, spironalcactone..etc..EVERYTHING..but for the life of NOTHING worked I spent years hiding and covering..i did 4 months of treatment because I had to... READ MORE

Was concerned about mild acne as I was in my early 20s. Was prescribed Accutane by a rogue dermatologist who was out to make a quick buck. The Accutane didn't clear my skin up but it did destroy its ability to heal. over 10 years later my face is a complete mess, I look disfigured with scars. ... READ MORE

I truly suggest Accutane that prescribed by doctors especially. While I did my course of treatment overseas, I have heard that here in the US a few otc brands are probably available or some not prescribed by doctors. Please by all means do not take those. Always consult a physician and... READ MORE

I had some acne in my teens, not a ton, my dermatologist basically prescribed Accutane to anyone with pimples in general. My brothers acne was much worse than mine (it cleared his to this day too) but we were both prescribed the same dosage and length of cycle which was 6 months. I did not take... READ MORE

I suffered from cystic acne from age 12- 26 when I finally went on accutane. My mother also required accutane treatment, I knew this was where I was headed all along. I had to wait to be done making babies basically. I'll be honest, it is a terrible 6 months, but I rarely get a pimple now I... READ MORE

Please be careful with your children having acne and this doctor prescribing accutane. he misdiagnosed and mistreated my son resulting in keliods scars all over his face, shoulders, neck and back. he is badly scarred for life and this doctor didn't even call to follow up after we had to go to... READ MORE

I took Accutane years ago. First round at 15 which permanently cleared the acne on my back. The second round at 24 when my acne returned badly. This helped my horrible acne. I love Accutane it was one of the best things that ever helped me. I experienced horrible dry skin while on the medication... READ MORE

I am a 25 year old female that has suffered from acne since I was 12 years old. My acne was mild to moderate and worsened during my menstrual cycle. Like most of you, I tried countless of OTC products and prescription topical ointments. Nothing seemed to work until my primary care physician gave... READ MORE

I've had acne in some variation since I was a teenager. It wasn't until a couple of years ago, it got very bad and I had numerous painful pimples on my face. It did not go away with the use of antibiotics or topicals. I was getting married soon, and I did not want my pimples to show through,... READ MORE

I am an 18 year old girl who has had acne since the fourth grade. I have been on countless medications to try and help my skin; Tetracycline, Minocycline, Doxycycline, and Ortho Tri cycline (birth control). None of these helped. I have used Proactive (twice) that didn't help in the least bit, so... READ MORE

In my journey I hope to finally feel comfortable in my own skin. Ive been living with acne ever since 12, and with the ups and downs of topical and pills I've been teased with glimpses of clear skin. Now being 23 and having so many battles against acne, I truly think that accutane will be my... READ MORE

Hey everyone, I'm a 15 year old male from Australia. I started getting acne about 5 months ago and by this stage it has turned really bad. I have those cysts on both my cheeks running up towards my ears. They got a little better after I was perscribed Minocycline, but that had minimal results so... READ MORE

Background: In high school, I used to break out so I went on birth control and started using proactive and it solved all my problems. In college, I continued with proactive and had pretty great skin, almost never getting pimples. Then after graduation when I moved back to my hometown, I started... READ MORE

I found this website after searching for Accutane results. A little history regarding my journey to this point. I'm a 32 yr old healthy guy. I never had any acne problems till I started college. I think I was a late bloomer. I used antibiotic pills and creams throughout college and that helped... READ MORE

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