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What should I do while on isotrertinoin?

I don't knw what to do while taking isotretinoin,some part of my face is red and rough

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Red and rough skin while on Accutane

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It's important to moisturize, moisturize, moisturize while on Accutane. Accutane dries out the skin and can make it red and rough. So get a good, thick moisturizer and use it after cool water, several times a day. You can also get hydrocortisone 1% which is available over the counter at any pharmacy. Also, if your lips become dry or cracked, get some Dr. Dan's Cortibalm, available online. 

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