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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'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

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

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