Accutane

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Accutane is a prescription oral medication used to treat severe acne. The drug is a form of vitamin A, which reduces the amount of oil released by the skin. While Accutane has delivered amazing results for some, it's also been linked to an increased risk of depression and may 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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I have been reading nonstop reviews for the past couple months about isotretinoin (Accutane), so I wanted to give back so that someone similar to me might benefit from my posts. I am a 35 year old female who has a long history with zits. In middle school and high school I used Retin-A 0.25%, and... READ MORE

I was reluctant to try accutane for a few years due to the side effects but my acne has got so severe that it has been affecting my life for some time now; I feel terrible in my own skin, I feel as though I am always hiding my face and hoping that people will not look at me. I do not see my... READ MORE

Hello! My name is Jesika and I will begin Accutane next month (March 2016). I just started the protocol to prepare ( taking birth control pills). It's a ton of information to take in all at once thats for sure! That book they gave me to read is the real deal man. haha. I'm 31 and didn't have... READ MORE

Been a week on 20mg of Acutane now. Its winter in South Africa currently (11/07/2016) so at least I can cover up the acne else where. Feeling really down though as it is so bad and I have never had this so bad. I had it in Highschool but was on Hormone treatment so I didnt see any acne... READ MORE

I weight 54kg, have white heads and acnes around my cheeks and side burns since 3 years ago. Spent lots of money trying various facial treatments including lasers and doctor prescribed two types of strong antibiotics but nothing worked. It probably did for a very short while but eventually it... READ MORE

Hi everyone! I am a 19 year old female who suffers from cystic acne. Before last year, I had never suffered with acne to the point where I needed to see a dermatologist, it never made me that insecure. Within the past few months, though, I had developed cystic acne around my chin and mouth. I... READ MORE

Just started taking accutane on 24th June 2016. Hope to get flawless skin before my graduation. I have mild breakouts after a week. The doctor had reminded me there will be initial breakout for the 1st month and dry skin eventually would happened. So lets hope there will be good results of the... READ MORE

I have been struggling with acne for at least 7 years now. It has increasingly gotten worse. I have tried everything from OTC face washes and treatments, to antibiotics and topical treatments that were prescribed with no relief. I went to see my dermatologist today and he approved me for... READ MORE

After i was suffering with the acne on my face, for quit long time, i decided to go check in the doctor, so after trying all types of cream med, allergic med, fungus med, pimple med, i mean mane it and i try it but nothing, it go first few days than come back, i the doctor told me to use... READ MORE

I'm a 42 year old mom who developed what I have learned to be hormonal acne. I never had a problem with acne growing up. However, around age 35, I started getting acne. Once I figured out that it wasn't going away, I thought I must be allergic to something. I tried changing skin care products,... READ MORE

These photos had me at one of my lowest points of my life and I'm currently almost four months in and already have seen drastic changes even with still being on treatment. I was highly skeptical at first because of some side effects I originally experienced (very dry lips and dry skin, and not... READ MORE

Starting law school has been one of my most rewarding decisions, but with the stress of balancing school and work came some of the worst acne I've ever experienced. Far worse than anything I experienced during puberty. I hope this medication is the answer. I'm currently one month into treatment,... READ MORE

I am so nervous but at the same time excited to start this journey, today is my first day taking accutane Claravis,ive suffered with acne 10 years now it made me feel very insecure and have low self esteem im just wondering how soon will i be able to see results and how fast does it work, i am... READ MORE

Today marks my first day taking Myorisan (Accutane). I haven't seen my skin in years and I'm ready to see how I look without the makeup or acne... I suffered for years from body acne especially in my face, chest, back and arms. This has affected my self esteem tremendously. Im so exited to... READ MORE

I am 42 years old. I have super oily skin and I have been battling acne since I was a teenager. I'm tired of it! I also have visible oil glands so I hope this medication will help with that as well. I also hope that my shiny face will stop being so shiny. I look like I splash my face with... READ MORE

I've always had minor acne and breakouts since about 6th grade but over the counter benzoil peroxide topical face washes have always kept it under control. Then, in the September of 2015 (my sophomore year of college) I tried a new product (Seacret) that a friend recommended to me. I used it for... READ MORE

My motivation is my family and I hope to get through this and have clear skin, this year has been the worst in my life and it all came so fast lots of cyst and skin colored bumps and black heads. I'm praying that accutane works. I've been on accutane for 40 days 40 mg a day don't feel like it's... READ MORE

Hello everyone! So with help through these reviews and my own personal struggles with cystic acne, I have decided to start Accutane. I had my first appointment yesterday (!) and am going to start in 1 month! I am going to really try to be dedicated to posting updates so everyone can see what I'm... READ MORE

So I was on accutane for 6 months, my face was really bad when I started in October, I got some really big pimples in the beginning and saw some acne all the way through month 5, the last month it basically all cleared up. Worst side effects was the dryness, my lips were so chapped and my arms... READ MORE

I'd like to share my journey with you as I was reading a lot of reviews and it did help me to make a decision. About me: great skin until a ugly break with then boyfriend at age 22. Never had a pimple on my face, NEVER. Then suddenly after a lot of stress and not so healthy lifestyle I got my... READ MORE

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