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Risks of Birth Defects from Accutane Even After Years Later?

I'm just scared I am doing such harm to my body. Is there a big percentage of birth defects after taking medication even years later? I know you have... READ MORE

Birth Control Pill or Accutane for Treating Acne?

I've had a few consultations with dermatologists asking them if i could take accutane and the response was always no, because they only prescribe... READ MORE

How to Get Rid of Rashes Caused by Accutane?

Ive been on accutane for 2 months now (40mg a day) and I started to get itchy rashes on my lower legs, it has now spread to my wrists and upper legs... READ MORE

Accutane for Pimples and Blackheads?

I am a 57 year old female who has acne since age 12. They were never large cystic acne, but pimples and blackheads. My dermatologist prescribed... READ MORE

Is my Accutane Dose Safe?

I am 42 yo cauc. female with moderate hormonal acne flares and was on Accutane (Claravis actually) 6 months ago at 40 mg one day then 80 mg the next.... READ MORE

How Long Will It Take for Skin Dryness to Decrease?

I'm starting Accutane next month (May 25), and how much can i be out in the sun while taking this if i can Very Fair skin. Ive tried every type of... READ MORE

Is my Acne Severe Enough to Take Accutane?

I have 4 cystic pimples right now and plenty of other ones. I've used almost every topical acne prescription there is. I've taken... READ MORE

Accutane for Acne on Face, Back, and Buttocks?

My daughter has been insisting me to buy her Accutane since we don't have medical coverage. She is 16 going on 17 and has acne on her face which is... READ MORE

Accutane Vs Red and Blue Light Therapy?

I had several side effects from Claravis (generic accutane) after a month and had to go off for trying to control VERY oily skin and moderate cystic... READ MORE

Should I Try Accutane for Adult Body and Face Acne?

I am a 35 yo female who has face & body acne since my late teens. Over the yrs. I have tried everything including clindamyacin, tetracycline,... READ MORE

Photosensitivity After Accutane?

I've read a few medical articles that have found no photosensitivity in patients on Accutane, but there are stories all over the internet of people... READ MORE

Taking Accutane for Rhinophyma, It has Gotten Worse and Spread, Should I Discontinue Use of Clarvis?

I am a 34 year old female on a 60 mg a day, 5 month course of Clarvis (Accutane) for moderate rhinophyma on my cheeks and nose. I just finished my... READ MORE

Can I Take Isoface-Isotretinoin Forever?

I'm a female 39 yrs old, I've been taking Isoface for about 2 years now. At age 23 a dermatologist prescribed Roaccutane. I had to stop taking it... READ MORE

Do Hormonal Treatments Work when Accutane Has Not?

I had Accutane two years back for six months. My face remained clear for a year and then the acne came back. Lately, it has worsened. I have been... READ MORE

When to Quit Accutane?

I had severe acne for about two years then my dermatologist put me on accutane. After completing 3 months my skin has vastly improved, just leaving... READ MORE

Was Told I Have Rosacea and Should Take Accutane, Does That Seem Right? (Photos)

My skin is raised on cheeks. i used harsh acne products and this has been there for months now. looks worse after showering and putting moisturizer.... READ MORE

Acne After Accutane - What Should I Do?

29years old married women took accutane 20mg once daily for 4 months got allright but again acne coming out after 4 months what should i do? READ MORE

I Have Been on Isotretinoin for About 60 Days. Skin Responded Well to 10mg but with 20 I Have Acne, Redness and Hot Cheeks?

I have been on Isotretinoin sotret for 60 days.took 10 mg for 45 days &my skin responded well.became a lil dry, pimples went away, there was no... READ MORE

Can Oral Isotretinoin Increase Facial Hair in Women?

I am in my fourth week of isotretinoin treatment and think that the amount of facial hair I have has increased especially leading from my sideburns to... READ MORE

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