Please be careful with your children having acne and this doctor prescribing accutane. he misdiagnosed and mistreated my son resulting in keliods scars all over his face, shoulders, neck and back. he is badly scarred for life and this doctor didn't even call to follow up after we had to go to emergency!
be very, very careful from this guy. more
I've been on Accutance for almost 3 months and so far I hate it. I still get pimples, but not as much as I used to. I have been getting very bad rashes all over my hands, dry lips, and cry spells. I start to cry sometimes for little things. So far I don't see a difference on my face but I hope soon I will :( more
I LOVE ACCUTANE! I am a 21 year old female who had moderate to severe acne. I had tried tons of creams and pills that just were not working when I decided to go to a new doctor. The minute that I walk into this doctors office he goes accutane. I was like I've heard all the side effects abustlely no! He said listen I'm seeing your starting to get scars and I'm sure you've tried everything and... more
I must admit my acne was very minor but it was still acne and just like everyone else I wanted clear skin... and that's exactly what Accutane did. It made my face look absolutely amazing with in 2 weeks, but the side effects came even sooner. The #1 side effect is dry lips... thats an understatement. Within the first week of using Accutance I noticed my lips had already started to become dry... more
I tried OTC treatments, topical antibiotics, oral antibiotics, and topical retinoids. Isotretinoin is the only medication i found to be effective for my severe acne. I did not experience depression while on the tane, but I can see how the drug can exacerbate existing psychological issues. The drug kind turned me into a zombie for the duration of the treatment. I took about a 7g-10g cumulative... more
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