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How long should I wait to try to get pregnant after being on accutane?

I've been on accutane for almost a year, but decided to stop this week. My mg dosage has varied from 20 mg (for the first four months) to 40-60 for the remaining months. I went on it to finally clear up my skin, and it is great but now I am looking to start a family in about a year - how long should I wait before trying to get pregnant?

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When can I get pregnant after Accutane

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According the the FDA you can safely conceive one month after your last Accutane pill was taken. So, stick with that guideline.

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