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Does Everyone Experience an Initial Breakout when on Accutane?

My Consultant Dermatologist has prescribed me isotretinoin, however after watching youtube diary's of users of this drug, I have my doubts. I... READ MORE

Am I Now Dependent on Accutane?

I took Accutane for 4 years, with very low dose in the past 3 years. My face was not perfect, but much better. I stopped the treatment 5 months ago,... READ MORE

What Dosage of Accutane Should I Use to Reduce Sebum?

Hi, i have overactive sebum production that makes my face extremely oily and having small occassional breakouts despite good topical regimen with oral... READ MORE

Breakouts One Year After Accutane -- Do I Need a Second Course?

I took accutane from Feb-June 2011 after years of severe acne on my face. Afterwards, my skin was absolutely flawless -- but now, almost a year later,... READ MORE

24 Year Old Female and I Just Completed a 7 Months of Accutane at 40mg/day But Am Still Breaking Out.

The pimples were smaller and were limited to my t-zone. It is now a week after finishing my last pill and I have about 15 small pimples on my chin and... READ MORE

Will Taking Tretinoin Prior to Accutane Help in Avoiding that Initial Accutane Breakout?

Hello, I am about to take accutane, for the past few months I have been on tretinoin .1% as well as minocycline and clindamycin. I have been doin this... READ MORE

Take Leftover Accutane from Previous Course?

Is it safe to take four 20mg pills of leftover Accutane pills to counter a current flare up after finishing a 4 month course of 80mg Accutane daily... READ MORE

Why Do IStill Get Massive Breakouts on my Last Month on Roaccutane?

I've been on Roaccutane for 4 and a half months now. My dosages is 2 20 mg per day. My face and back cleared up within 2 months almost perfectly. Now... READ MORE

Will I Benifit of Accutane After Taking It for the Second Course?

Actually,i had a bad acne since i was 15 and when i turned 19 i had accutane for the first time and it worked amazingly like never expected... READ MORE

Acne Getting Worse with Accutane

I suffer from multiple big acnes on both cheeks. it usually happens during summer. i'm now on accutane treatment. it's already 24th day now. my acne... READ MORE

Roaccutance Breakout After 6 Weeks of Use?

I have been on roaccutane for about 6 weeks, acne cleared really well until about 7 days ago it started breaking out again. does this mean it have... READ MORE

What Happen if I Stop the Accutane Treatment?

So a week ago I was on day 18 of isotret , but I had a bad flare up and need to stop and go on antibiotics but when my derm will put me back on... READ MORE

Will Prednisone Make my Breakouts Go Away?

So i have a really bad break out from accutane , and my derm stop the tratment and go for antibiotics for 8 days but nothing changed so my derm told... READ MORE

Accutane and Scarring?

I had a bad inital break out , now I have a lot of red marks but they are fading , and as the marks are fading I can see scarring ,will the scarring... READ MORE

PIH from Inital Breakout Accutane?

Does the PIH from the inital break out fade quiker than usual PIH? I had a very bad inital break out I need prednisone but now it's mostly gone but it... READ MORE

I'm on Accutane and I Have a Few Questions, First Can You Speed Up the Process? Second, How to Treat the Breakouts Best?

I'm on a 5 - 6 months course 15 years old 2 1/2 months using it now Starting to get breakouts READ MORE

Some Accutane Concerns?

Hello, I am a male on accutane for almost 2 months. Currently on 100 mg per day, no major side effects besides dry skin and lips. Concerns: red scars... READ MORE

When Will my Initial Breakout Go Away?

So I've been on accutane(sotret) for 18 days but then I had to stop because of a really bad break out and go for antibiotics for 8 days, but now my... READ MORE

Can I Stop Accutane if I'm Still Having Break Outs?

In Feb'11,I got alergy frm Doxycyline,then started having more pimples than usual. In May, Other derm gave me total 20 pills of 10mg... READ MORE

Started Having Acne Breakouts a After Being off Accutane for a Year and a Half. What is the Best Treatment to Try? (photo)

I am a 25 year female who has been treating my acne since I was a teenager. I started Accutane treatments two years ago and was on it for 6 months. I... READ MORE

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