What are the chances of acne recurring after Accutane for someone with mild acne?
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Cure after Accutane (Isotretinoin)
Based upon the history you gave, I think you have a very good chance of staying clear, as most men will outgrow most acne by 20-21 years old anyway (and you seem to have been improving the last year anyway), and the Isotretinoin should carry you through that. With that said, I would probably have had you on about 80mg/day through your entire course to get around 150mg/kg of body wt over 5 months. Your total dose was about 116mg/kg, a little lower than I prefer. Still, given all the above information, I would expect you to stay clear/mostly clear.
Chances of recurrence of acne after Accutane
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