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How to Get Rid of Rashes Caused by Accutane?

Ive been on accutane for 2 months now (40mg a day) and I started to get itchy rashes on my lower legs, it has now spread to my wrists and upper legs... READ MORE

Face Has Completely Cleared Up on 30 Mg of Accutane a Day. Do I Increase Dosage?

I have been on 30 mg of accutane a day for 90 days (3 months) and the only real side effects are a bit of dry skin around the mouth and of course the... READ MORE

Can I still take fish oil supplements while on Accutane?

I read the label on the fish oil and there is no vitamin A. I am taking 40mg/day and I am 140 pounds. Is this safe? Also I know you are supposed to... READ MORE

Derm Starting Son on 80 Mg Accutane?

My son is 23 and just starting accutane. Weighs 140 lbs. derm is starting him on 80 mg For 4 months. im concerned about bad side effects on such a... READ MORE

Can stopping accutane after 8 days at low dose cause skin to flare-up permanently red or is it a drug you can go off easily?

I am 130lbs Caucasian female. I went on accutane at 20mg/day and stopped after eight days because: 1) I wasn't positive I wanted to take it, 2) I was... READ MORE

People Who Take Accutane for Oil Control...is Short Course Okay?

(I weigh 60kg) 2 years ago I took Accutane for mild/moderate persistent acne. I was on 60mg for 5 months and it worked like magic. Very little side... READ MORE

I'm 22 yr old female, 140 lbs, & been on Accutane for 5 months and it's getting worse. Any suggestions? (photos)

Started with 20 mg + antibiotics and steroids. This past month they up'ed my dosage to 40 mg a day and it seems that my back and chest has only... READ MORE

Should I come off Accutane? If my skin is already the way I want it to be, do I really need to carry on taking the tablets?

I suffer with mild acne and I have been on Accutane for 3 months now. I'm on 40mg a day, 5ft3 tall and weigh around 63 kilos. My eczema has returned... READ MORE

Is 80mg of Accutane too much for my weight of 140lbs?

I was on 40mg for a month and now my dermatologist is bumping up the dosage to 80mg, I am somewhat afraid of the side effects of this high dosage. Is... READ MORE

My son started Accutane 03/14/15. Asking about dosage?

Dosage prescribed 40mg take 2 in am 2 in pm =160mg alternate next day 1 pill three times a day=120mg. He weighs 140lbs. Dosage says0.5mg/1mg/kg/day. I... READ MORE

Accutane induced hair loss. Is this reversible? How common is this?

I just stopped accutane a month ago, (from a 6 month course) and my naturally thick hair is sloughing off like nothing. I am very worried. I am 134... READ MORE

Will I have an acne relapse if I stop isotretinoin after 4 months instead of 6?

I'm 20 years old, i weight 60 kg, My doctor prescribed me isotretinoin for 6 months, 40 mg a day, I almost finished the 4th month but I had to stop it... READ MORE

I don't have much large acne but lot of white head and pores with dark spot. Should I go for Accutane? (Photo)

Um 18 years old. 60kg. I have lots of white head and pores. Sometime this little pimples leaves scar a lot. I tried some topical medication didnt work... READ MORE

I weigh 63kg and my Derm prescribed me 40mg/3 times a day= 120mg/day. Is this a good dosage of Accutane for me?

I started Claravis on a very low dosage and was gradually increasing over time to the point where my Derm has recently prescribed me 120mg/day! The... READ MORE

Stopped accutane after 10 days. How long will redness and dryness last?

I am about 66KG and have been taking 60mg accutane for 10 days. I have become very dry and very red in the face. I have something very important I... READ MORE

How Do I Know if I'm Losing Hair on Accutane?

I am on my 5th and final month of 80mg a day. I am roughly 145 pounds. Whenever I wash my hair, I lose roughly 50 strands of hair on average that I... READ MORE

Clavaris and Puffy Eyelids After Dosage Increase?

Female 44, 134lbs. All blood work great. Just completed month 3 taking 40mg those months. Dry skin/lips the only issue. Dr. raised dose to 80mg last... READ MORE

I had a tattoo while on Accutane because I have no side effects. Should I stop the treatment?

My weight is 67kg and I've been taking 30 mg of accutane for the past 8-9 months. I don't have acne anymore, and through all over the treatment my... READ MORE

2nd Course on Accutane or Not? Clear Now, Should I Stop?

This is my 2nd course of accutane. My last course was 60mg a day for 5 months. It completely cleared me with little side effects. I decided to take a... READ MORE

Does Accutane cause orange peel texture? Taking Claravis 40mg 2x a day. I weigh 138, just starting my 4th month

Claravis 40mg 2x a day going on 4 months . Have noticed My skin has an orange peel texture pores every where. Did accutane cause this . Is this... READ MORE

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