I am an 18 year old female with moderate acne. When will my dermatologist start prescribing Accutane?
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To use Accutane
. 1 - oral isotretinoin can be prescribed when :
a) lack of response to treatment
b) leaving marks or acne scars this
c) when the topic is not indicated tratmiento
d) acne associated with other processes
e) moderate acne
f) cystic acne
g) when the physician considers it prudent for difficulty of adherence to topical treatments
. 2 - Do not require "high doses". Require "adequate" dose to your individual characteristics
. 3 - Is controversial contraceptive use in women who are not sexually active and take isotretinoin. The rule that you should always mark prescribing. However, in well-selected patients understand the risk of pregnancy if they are taking isotretinoin, the doctor may do a paper for her firm commitment not any sexual activity while under treatment.
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