Although people focus on how terribly dry accutane makes your skin, I have only one month left of accutane and have not had a zit in two months. The only side effects I had were dry skin which I used Cetaphil lotion on and my lips were dry and swollen which I used Aquaphor and prescription samples on more
Basically after showing my dermatologist my list of different cleansers and other topical creams I've used he offered me to do a course of accutane. I had moderate acne and since topical treams and antibiotics didn't seem to be doing too much to it he gave me the choice to get on isotretinoin. I've heard of the drug and heard about its potentially serious side affects, but I figured I'd try it... more
I took accutane at 25 years old while working part time and attending graduate school full time....
the side affects I experienced were,
low energy, dry mouth, dry skin, and slight depression (which is not normal for myself).
Overall it was 100% worthwhile. ACCUTANE works... Please take it before you scar, because scarring is a worse and more complex issue to deal with than the... more