Can I Use Product Containing AHA and BHA and Also Topical Vitamin C While on Isotretinoin?

have been on isotretinoin for five months. ance almost clear but left with scars.

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Avoid exfoliating products while on isotretinoin

Isotretinoin, also know as Accutane, causes skin exfoliation. Other products, such as AHA and BHA ( alpha and beta hydroxy acids) which also cause exfoliation, should be avoided while on this medication as this will likely cause irritation. Instead, use a rich moisturizer.

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