I took isotretinoin for 3 months, 2 pills a day, each 20mg and the results are very good i dont have acne, so i wonder for how long should i continue and should i change the dosage, i only have dry skin and cracked lips.
Isotretinoin Dosage Change
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Accutane dosage depends on weight
Your treating dermatologist can discuss your dosage. Some like lower doses for longer treatment courses; others prefer higher doses for a shorter time. The dosage is based on your weight, but the lowest dose that gives you good results is optimal.
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Changing the dose of Accutane
The course of Accutane, presuming you are taking it for moderate to severe acne or acne with scarring, is from 4 to 6 months, with an average dose of 1 mg/kg/day. Three months and/or 40 mg per day may look great now, but may have higher chances of a relapse after you finish the course of treatment. I would discuss the treatment strategy with your doctor.
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