I had severe acne for about two years then my dermatologist put me on accutane. When to Quit Accutane?
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Thank you for your question. If Accutane is taken without reaching your goal dose, the results will be subtherapeutic. There is a higher chance that acne can recur. It may or may not be of the same severity. You will also need maintenance with skin care products, under the supervision of a Board Certified Dermatologist there will be less chance of flare ups while you are in college.
I hope this helps.
Accutane Durable Remission
In most patients, Accutane provides a durable remission at a total dose of 120mg/kg for the entire treatment course if the daily dose is 1mg/kg/day. This can vary for each patient but typically amounts to taking 5-7months of accutane at 60-80mg/day.
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