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. The manufacturer no longer produces Accutane, though generic versions of the drug still exist. Outside the U.S. it is marketed as Roaccutane.

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25 Year Old Female, Round Two of Accutane - Grand Rapids, MI

I went on 40 mgs of accutane for six months for the first time around the age of 21-22. At the time both my sister and brother had used accutane and since I struggled with acne since the age of 12 and tried antibiotics, birth controls, and every topical knownto man, I thought it was my turn. My... READ MORE

32 Years Old - Columbia, SC

I never had acne as a teenager; however, at 20 yrs old I started getting really bad acne. I was having really bad breakouts. I never went to the dermatologist because I thought I couldn't afford it. At a while I decided to set an appointment and go with it. My first month dose my acne got worse,... READ MORE

22 Year Old Had Bad Acne Since Age 15. Bountiful, UT

Started accutane 3 days ago. Had really bad acne since my freshman year of high school (mostly the cystic, not so many blackheads and a few whiteheads here and there) and have been using all kinds of scrubs and herbal remedies (like essential oils), to no avail. Talked to my doctor about... READ MORE

First Day on Accutane. So Excited but Nervous. - Silver Spring, MD

I have tried literally everything for my acne. It comes and goes and I am tired of it coming. I want it gone! So this is my last effort and by what I'm seeing on the site, I am so excited! I got good Chapstick and face cream by burts bees and I'm ready to be dry! Lol I got burts bees... READ MORE

34 Years Old, 2 Kids with Bad Acne on my Face, Neck, Chest & Back - South Africa

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

28 Years Old. Never Had Acne in my Life Until 2 Years Ago..... Nothing Can Make It Stop!

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

My Accutane Story. Salisbury, NC

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

24 Years Old Suffering Mild Acne. Malaysia, MY

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

22 Years Old and Just Got Approved for Accutane !! Stoneham, MA

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

28 Years Old, Acne on my Face, Diagnostic with Seborrhoeic Dermatitis & Rosacea !!!!!! - Saudi Arabia

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

18 Years Old, Had Huge Breakout Once College Started - Clemson, SC

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 my Accutane Journey Today - New York, NY

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

Black Female with the Worse Acne - Memphis, TN

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

42 Years Old and STILL Have Acne - Memphis, TN

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

20 Year Old W/ Moderate Acne. Centreville, VA

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

23 Years Old - Moderate Cystic Acne (Start Accutane 5/16/16) Austin, TX

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

On Accutane for 6 Months - Santa Clarita, CA

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

30 Years Old, 1 Kid, Acne... Roaccutane - Ireland, IE

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

28 Years Old Starting Accutane. Spartanburg, SC

Omg where do I start, had acne since I was 13, tried every pill and cream out there. Acne has ruined my life, I hate the holidays and birthdays I'm too embarrassed to be seen by my family, everybody is happy with clear beautiful skin and I'm the only one in the room with horrible skin:( i... READ MORE

I Finally Can Start My Accutane Yayyyy!! Wisconsin, WI

So Happy I'm On The Road To Beautiful Acne Free Skin. I've Been Battling Acne Since I Was In Grade School And I'm 29 Now. Anxious To See Me Without Bumps And Blackheads I Seriously Cannot Wait Having To Deal With Being Self Conscience Wearing Makeup And Having Oily Skin Is Not What's Up So I'm... READ MORE

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