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Is There an Alternative to Accutane?

Going on accutane seems so drastic. I stopped back at my doc for cysts that got larger after getting injected and am on antibiotics. He suggested that... READ MORE

Can Accutane Heal Red Marks and Stains on the Face?

I'm currently on the second month of the Accutane treatment. I don't really have active zits on my face, my acne consists of red marks and... READ MORE

Daughter Went On Accutane and Her Liver Enzymes Went Up. Discontinued, What Are Her Options?

My daughter went on accutane and within 2 weeks her liver enzymes went to 39. She was taken off the medication and her enzyme level continued to go up... READ MORE

Tretinoin is No Longer Available in the UK Due to Janssen Cilag Discontinuing Stocks, What Can I Replace It With?

Please help guys. Tretinoin has been discontinued in the UK, what can I use instead of? It's for mild acne and acne scarring, and also wrinkles. I... READ MORE

Roaccutane for the Second Time. Options? (photo)

A couple of years back I was prescribed Roaccutane, it cleared my skin, but now my acne has returned with vengeance! I went back to the doctor and... READ MORE

Alternative to Accutane?

Hello I've been thinking about getting on Accutane again and what is making me think twice about is the side effects, because before when I was on it... READ MORE

Can I Use Other Medicine for Acne After Using Unfinished Dose of Roaccutane?

I did not finished using roaccutane. i took the medicine for only 4 months and because i haven't seen any improvement on my face, i decided to... READ MORE

I Took Accutane for 5 Months in Year 2006, I'm Not Sure if Taking a 2nd Course of Accutane Would Be the Solution?

A year after taking my first course of accutane (for 5 months), i had a break out on my whole face more than before and in areas that i never had acne... READ MORE

Help! Idon't Want to Take BCP for Acne! Don't Want the Weight Gain! Been on Accutane Thrice. Last Time, Nearly Three Years Ago?

I have been on Accutane thrice. Each time the acne came back. This time it is no different. Acne is back and skin is very oily. I'm keeping major... READ MORE

I've Gone Through 3 Courses of Accutane, Acnes Still Around. Whats Next?

I've gone through 3 courses of accutane, and my face looks so so, but I still break out under my skin and get large lumps and white heads. A... READ MORE

I've Stubborn Cystic Acne Problem. Are There Any Comparable Alternatives To Accutane?

I've taken antibiotics,  than topical treatment, medical face peeling and finnally accutane treatment. Although I had taken 1 complete cures... READ MORE

Severe Acne and Isotretinoin Treatments, What Other Options if it Doesn't Work?

Hello. I am a 22 years old, portuguese man. I have acne since i was 15 and i use isotretinoin (orotrex) since i was 17. The first 2 years i used it... READ MORE

If After 6 Months of Accutane I Haven't Seen Improvement, Am I Likely to See Any at All? (photo)

I am on my 6th month of my 2nd course of accutane. The 1st course was in 2008 and after 5 months on 80mg a day with little improvement, I was taken... READ MORE

What Options Are There for Adult Acne if Accutane Doesn't Work?

It is not that Accutane has been ineffective for my condition, but that the side effects have been so severe. I was on 30mg of Absorica for 10 days,... READ MORE

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