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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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For the last 10 years I've been having problems with acne, mostly on face and back (and I would really like to have a massage one day). Treated it repeatedly by antibiotics for 4 years (acne alway came back). FInally, after these unsuccessful tries I was able to get a prescription for Accutane.... READ MORE

I never had acne, When I was a teenager I only had a few blackheads and comedones on my T-zone, mostly forehead. But, all of a sudden, at 25 I started to have stage I or acne and that is comedones, i had comedones all over my face. cheeks, chin, forehead, even NECK!!! i tried EVERYTHING, creams,... READ MORE

I was 19 years old when I had my first prescription for roaccutane, but it didn't work at all which left me in tears, I had aches & pains & also very dry lips. Then when I was 26 I had my second prescription through a private doctor this time who said that I was underdosed back then... READ MORE

I had acne since about sixth grade. Although it was relatively minor , it had a big toll on my confidence. I never EVER skipped washing my face, so I thought it was pretty unfair that I got acne while some of my friends had glowing skin and didn't have to try. By the time I reached the spring... READ MORE

Hi, my name is Mike and this is my review. I started Accutane when I was 23 years old. As a young teenager, I was considered lucky because I never really cared for my skin like I should have (didn't wash face, moisturizer, or use sunscreen), and didn't really have any issues. A few pimples here... READ MORE

Today is the first day i start accutane, im really nervous and can't wait for the ending results!. I seriously was shaking when i went to pick up my prescription at the pharmacy. My doctor gave me 40mg of accutane and 20mg of prednisone. Whats weird is in highschool i would have some pimples... READ MORE

I LOVE this drug. I had moderate acne that would act up and become almost cystic, and then settle down again. I exhausted all possible options before finally going on Accutane. And I am so happy I did it. This was finally the solution that worked for me. Only four months on the drug and my skin... READ MORE

I was 26 when my doctor finally referred me into accutane. Having suffered with mild to moderate acne since 11 (like my dad) when I came off the Diannete pill aged 21, my acne tuned cystic. I would suffer from very large painful cysts, especially around the tie of the month, I'd been on every... READ MORE

I have been on accutane for 13 weeks now. I have a out a month and a half left so I'm looking forward to the final results. I started getting acne when I was 12. I don't think I have ever gone a whole week straight without it. I am now 25 and its started to get worse now in the sense that the... READ MORE

Im 15 years old boy and i have been suffering from acne since i was acne was mainly on my both cheeks and a bit painful. during this one year i tried every over the counter medecions you name it; form lotions to tablets. i coulnt go out or play my favorite sport just becuse of my acne.... READ MORE

Worst 6 months of my life and the best thing I have ever done for my skin. For those of you in the midst of treatment, it sucks, I know, but it is so worth it! I would not recommend it unless you have cystic acne. I still break out, but not with cystic acne. I now break out like a normal... READ MORE

I started Roaccutane when I was 13 years old. I hadn't had clear skin since I was about 11. When my acne started getting really bad I went to my doctor to get a referel to see a dermatologist. He suggested I should go on Roaccutane, but my mum wasn't so convinced. She didn't like the idea of the... READ MORE

Started acctune on july.9.2013. Its been 6 days in. I dont have any dryness joint pain or anything that ive heard anyone talk about. But I have notice more breakouts than I had before. I know its only six days in but my skin seems more oily... its that normal??? Shouldn't I have a little dryness... READ MORE

I've had BAD acne ever since really the 4th grade. I'd been treating it with over-the-counter medication (like Proactive, Murad, etc.) and even prescription meds and vitamins. All of them didn't work and even possibly made it worse. I was now in my 2nd semester of 8th grade, and I had had... READ MORE

Although people focus on how terribly dry accutane makes your skin, I have only one month left of accutane and have not had a zit in two months. The only side effects I had were dry skin which I used Cetaphil lotion on and my lips were dry and swollen which I used Aquaphor and prescription... READ MORE

I have been on Accutane for 3 months now and iam still breaking out, but not as much, I have lots of red marks and I want them to go away. I am only on Accutane for 4 months, I don't know if that is long enough or not? but that is what I was prescribed. I hope that for being on Accutane for only... READ MORE

After 10 years of acne and numerous attempts to tame my face I am on what I call my last resort. I only heard about accutane around 3 years ago, but it took me those 3 years to finally give it a go. I am 6 weeks in and I am not not pleased. I just can't say yet. I hope it will be worth the... READ MORE

My name is Josh and I am 17 years old. Three years ago my dermatologist diagnosed me with cystic acne. I have tried several different face washes, creams, and antibiotics. Hopefully Accutane will treat my cystic acne once and for all. I have been on Accutane for 34 days now and I have seen a big... READ MORE

Started Accutane when I was 17 years old for acne (cysts, whiteheads, blackheads). Was on the drug for only 3-4 months because it caused me pain in joints/lower back, felt sluggish and sick at times. I wanted it to work so much for me since it worked "miracles" for friends, but it caused my skin... READ MORE

Well today is my first day on the treatment and my dermatologist has me on 1 20mg a day, with the aim to build up to two a day. The reason for starting on a lesser treatment is to try to make the expected initial breakout not too extreme. I've read about all the possible side effects of this... READ MORE

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