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Accutane is a prescription oral 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. LEARN MORE ›
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So I guess this isn't a complete experience guide since I've only been on it for 15 days so far, but I AM seeing results. I started out with cystic acne on the sides of my face and pimples on my forehead prior to treatment. I've been dealing with acne since the beginning of teen-hood, but when I... READ MORE

I am Hailey, I just turned 16 and I was on accutaine for 7 months. I don't have any before pictures because I refused to get in pictures, or at least close up shots. I started getting acne when I was about 10 and my doctor tried everything from antibiotics to topical creams. My acne would get... READ MORE

Basically after showing my dermatologist my list of different cleansers and other topical creams I've used he offered me to do a course of accutane. I had moderate acne and since topical treams and antibiotics didn't seem to be doing too much to it he gave me the choice to get on isotretinoin.... READ MORE

I took accutane in my 20's after trying very thing else for my moderate non-cystic acne with great results. I shared Accutane with my brother in law that had severe cystic acne and scarring and he also had great results- neither one of us had to repeat although bro in law has taken antibiotics... READ MORE

The summer before my freshmen year I had severe acne(cystic) on my face and back mostly, some on my chest.. Before school started I got laser treatments done i guess to kill those huge knots and my dermo also helped me get all the junk out of the cysts.. But it wasn't until my junior year of... READ MORE

Thank you for sharing your comments. I've taken doxycycline and minocycline with no success in clearing up my acne. I've been taking Accutane 40mg for 2 months now. I've had some horrible breakouts on my face and neck during my second month of treatment! I would get about 3 or 4 cysts at a time!... READ MORE

Well my acne started when i was about 12. I tryed to get rid of it just by using oxy pads,facial cleansers but it didnt do much of a job. I wasn't too worried about it because i thought it was just puberty and it would go away on its own but unfortunately it didn't :(. I was always teased at... READ MORE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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