Accutane

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Accutane is a prescription oral medication used to treat severe acne. A form of Vitamin A, the drug reduces the amount of oil released by the skin. Know before you go: it's been linked to an increased risk of depression and can cause severe, life-threatening birth defects. Roche Pharmaceuticals officially stopped producing Accutane in 2009, though generic versions still exist. LEARN MORE ›

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Since hitting puberty at the age of 11 years old, I have had acne all over my face. I didn't have big, nodular pimples, but instead a million little bumps every where. I would get big bumps every now and them also. It was horrible, I was teased, the whole 9. I got past my self-esteem issues... READ MORE

I have been on accutane for 2 weeks now and I'm a senior in highshool. I am a male. me and my mom have tried everything such as doxycycline and tetrecycline,neutragena face washes, etc. im noticing that im getting bloody noses and watery eyes alot.I've heard about a lot of success stories and... READ MORE

My senior year of high school my acne got really bad on my face. After failed year long trials of minocycline and tetracycline from my doctor I told my parents I wanted to go to a dermatologist. Because my brother has chrons disease my mom was worried about the link between the drug and the... READ MORE

(ps;my english is not that perfect,and i will make it short) i have pimples ,mild akne since i was 14 now i am 30,as everyone i try many and guess..it didnt work.for the laser treatment i had not much money:( so the last decision was accutane.blood test ect. and i had it !10 mg 2 times a... READ MORE

I had struggled with bad acne on my face back and chest since I was 12. I would layer on the concealer and tried all the magical washes and oral prescriptions. NOTHING phased my hideous skin. I was so ridiculously depressed. I went to extreams and starting self mutilating my body because I... READ MORE

Im a 15 year old girl. Girls are always worried about their apperance. I started getting acne in 6th grade. It was so bad. I caked on makeup, but it just made it look worse. I would cry myself to sleep cause I looked so different from the other girls. I went to the dermatologist, and she gave me... READ MORE

I read prior to using it that it caused depression, but I thought "oh I am a happy person, I don't have to worry about that.. plus, nothing is worse that acne!" I went on it and it did clear my skin up... however, it made me super depressed. I didn't want to go out, looked in... READ MORE

If you have been searching for solutions for a multiple-year period, then please look no further. Accutane is your man. I started out with a lot of acne on my cheeks--medium sized cysts that would leave marks for up to 7 months after they were gone. I tried minocycline and doxycycline but... READ MORE

Pro's: Cleared face after 2 weeks with a minor initial breakout. Made my skin look like $1 million dollars. I could shave while walking down the street because no spots get through. I looked like the person I wanted to be. After using Accutane I had no reason to wash my face, it looked so... READ MORE

I am 15. I started getting acne in 5th grade and it got more and more severe. I became afraid of getting scarring and my acne was getting very bad. All i can say about this product is that it never effected me negatively besides drying me out, but it worked wonderfully. i was soooo afraid of... READ MORE

I struggled with severe acne for about 3 years. Itried everything under the sun, until I finally gave in and started the Accutane treatment. My ONLY regret is not starting this treatment sooner! I was treated for roughly 5-6 months. I did not see results right away, infact, my skin got... READ MORE

I had cystic acne all over my back and face that never went away. Ever since I was 13 I had it. I tried EVERYTHING, Tetracycline, Doxicyline, Benzacaine cream, and tons of other stuff. Nothing ever worked. So I did this as a last resort, my own dermatologist said he wouldn't prescribe it to... READ MORE

I never had much of an acne problem. But after several sessions of laser hair on my face I started to get lots of papular-pustular acne. I tried all the different topicals and antibiotics for acne. It also started on areas outside my face so maybe it was just my age (mid... READ MORE

I would highly recommend this acne treatment. I had tried everything, every type of topical cream and antibiotic possible. I chose to take Accutane because I had extremely bad acne. Acne had taken over my life where I felt bad about going out in public and definitely did not ever want to have a... READ MORE

When I was about 17, I was fed up. I had tried everything for my acne. My zits were beginning to get their own zits! I had tried everything over the counter and some of it seemed to make my skin get worse! Sea Breeze, Oxy Pads, Clearasil, ProActive...None of it worked. So, I went to the... READ MORE

Pros: dried up skin so no more oily skin. Did not have a initial break out but I think thats because i was using tazorac .01% before hand. Fully cleared, will breakout sometimes if I dont wash my face for a bit. Cons: Really dry skin, need to moisturize everyday and more then once a day. Chap... READ MORE

Starting accutane after putting it off for a whole year not to. I've been battling acne for about 6 years now and I've decided it's time to put an end to it. Here goes the journey of taking the pill after supper last night. My skin feels a little extra oily and smooth this morning.. Let's... READ MORE

Hi, I wanted to share my experience with accutane since I believe many of you will be able to relate. First, lets start by saying that I was very scared to start accutane. My dad took it when he was young and said he got depressed. I wouldn't be 100% sure it's the pill that is fully responsible... READ MORE

Hi All - Since I found this blog and having been reading a lot, I thought I would share my story and soon some photos. I started getting acne in the sixth grade (I remember getting my first pimple). After that it got worse in high school where acne would leave black marks all over my face and... READ MORE

I am still currently taking accutane. I am half way through my third month and I have definitely noticed a difference in my skin. I am still experiencing breakouts but only a pimple or two at a time and they go away fairly quickly. My dermatologist assured me it is normal to still be... READ MORE

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