Acne Breakouts + Accutane

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I have been dealing with sudden breakouts around my chin, mouth and lip area . Accutane for Mild Acne?

I have been dealing with sudden breakouts around my chin, mouth and lip area since experiencing a traumatic loss in my immediate family. I used every... READ MORE

Serious Worsening of Acne when on Roaccutane- Now What? (photo)

I was on accutane (20mg and then 10mg) for 1 month. I had to stop it because of a terrible breakout with pimples and red marks covering most of my... READ MORE

I am a 22 year old male, on my 4th course of accutane. After 3 months it always comes back with a vengeance. Why?

My derm tells me my acne is just "stubborn" and puts me right back on accutane. I am healthy and workout consistently. I avoid foods that I could... READ MORE

Why hasn't my face changed after 2 months?

K so I've had acne since I was in gr6. This past year I considered taking accutane40mg. It seems that I take it for a bit and starts improving but... READ MORE

Can stopping accutane after 8 days at low dose cause skin to flare-up permanently red or is it a drug you can go off easily?

I am 130lbs Caucasian female. I went on accutane at 20mg/day and stopped after eight days because: 1) I wasn't positive I wanted to take it, 2) I was... READ MORE

I still have a lot of acne after 3 weeks on Accutane. How long does the initial breakout last?

Im on the end of my third week and had my initial breakout a few weeks ago and still have a lot of acne from the breakout. I was wondering when the... READ MORE

Still Breaking out While on Accutane - Do I Need to Up my Dosage?

I am taking a dose of 20mg of roaccutane/day as precribed by my derm, however i am still breaking out, will these breakouts stop if i increase my dose... READ MORE

Hi All, I've Started my 5th Month on Oratane Yesterday. Dr Said I Need More. What Do You Think? (photo)

This was after my visit to the Dermartologist on Monday. Initially I had gone for progress check up. My skin has really cleared out now, all the... READ MORE

Will being on the bcp (Diane 35) affect my outcome on accutane?

I have been on accutane for one month, alternating doses of 40mg and 80mg every other day. I also started back on Diane 35 when I started this course... READ MORE

Would finishing that 2 months of accutane after a hiatus help/hurt?

I was on a 5-month course for accutane. I started in January and stopped after 3 months around April because summer was starting (baseball, didn't... READ MORE

After 5th month of taking roaccutane, i missed a few daily doses, and myacne came back, do i now have to do another 6mth course?

This is based on the advice that we sld finish a 6mth course on roaccutane. after a short lapse in medication after the 5th mth, my acne is returning.... READ MORE

Is it normal to have sudden acne breakouts after taking Oratane (Accutane) for 5 months?

Doctor suggested me i should have a 6 months long period of taking oratane, which also same as accutane, the first few months going very well, but... READ MORE

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