Hair falling out due to Claravis side effects

Male 200 pounds 6'3" 40mg of claravis 2 times a day for 108days quit due to side effects

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Hair loss Isotretinoin (accutane, Claravis, etc)

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A proportion of users of isotretinoin develop hair shedding. We call this "telogen effluvium."

Hair shedding starts 3-6 months after starting the drug and hair shedding usually stops when the drug is stopped but can take a number of months to stop completely. 

In many people the hair density returns back to the original density - but not in all. 


Toronto Dermatologist

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