The short answer is "no". Much of the press and concern about Accutane is quite simply based on fear, not scientific fact. Accutane has a very short half-life (amount of time the medication is in your system), which is just a few days. So there is no way you'd have side effects after 8 years.
I Have Been off Accutane for 8 Years Can Any of the Long Term Sidefects Still Occur?
Doctor Answers (1)
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.