I am beginning a 6 month Accutane treatment for adult hormonal acne. How long after completing treatment should I wait before trying to conceive?
How Long After Taking Accutane Should I Wait Before Conceiving?
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Post Accutane and Conceiving
Thank you for your question. You should wait longer than 1 month after your last dose of Accutane as the medication can stay in your body up to one month. Be certain to be under the supervision of a board certified dermatologist with expertise in acne for the most effective and safe treatment options. I hope this helps.
How Long After Taking Accutane Should I Wait Before Conceiving
According to the FDA and the iPledge program it is necessary for females to wait 30 days after their last dosage to start trying to conceive.
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