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Birth Control Pill or Accutane for Treating Acne?

I've had a few consultations with dermatologists asking them if i could take accutane and the response was always no, because they only prescribe... READ MORE

If Birth Control Works for Acne Does It Mean Accutane Won't Work?

When I'm on birth control my skin is clear, but once I'm off of it, my acne is bad. Does this mean accutane will not work for me (I don't have Poly... READ MORE

Will stopping birth control pills AFTER an Accutane course make me breakout/acne come back?

I'm so nervous about this as I really want to go off of BCP but dont want accutane to be a waste..... Please help! I am on Diane 35 (Laila 35)... and... READ MORE

If I Stop Taking Brenda 35 (Diane 35), the Birth Control Pill in the Middle of my Accutane Course Will I Breakout?

I've been on brenda-35 for 5 months aswell as accutane for 5 months, I no longer want to be on the pill as I am not sexually active and it's made me... READ MORE

Are All Oral Contraceptive Pills Ok for the IPledge Requirement to Prescribe Isotretinoin?

Does it matter what 'generation' pill you are taking? I'm currently taking a estrogen/progestin combination pill (Zovia). READ MORE

Is Accutane successful second time around?

Doctors say when Accutane is administered correctly the results will show. Well, not for my case. I ingested a lot of fat with each pill. I eat 'ate'... READ MORE

I'm on Accutane and haven't seen any improvements , is there anything I can do to help the process along?

I have been on acnetane for 5 weeks now but haven't seen any results yet. Im actually worried as the first time i went on the treatment my skin showed... READ MORE

Acne and Contraceptive Pills? (photo)

I am female 25yrs. I was13-14 yrs when my acne started. From 16-18 yrs old I took Roaccutane, but the treatment wasn’t successful. At 19 I... READ MORE

I'm 15 and Have "Ance" I Get Occasional Cystic Ones But I Have a Lot of Blackheads & I Get Really Oily. Will Birth Control Help?

My face isn't that bad. But I do get quit a few and they never seem to ever go away. And I'm on antibotics. READ MORE

If I plan to take Isotretinoin for severe acne, is an implant such as Nexplanon or is an oral contraceptive better?

I have had moderate acne since I was 11 (I'm 16 now) and in the last year it's become severe and moved to cover my whole face, my arms, neck, back,... READ MORE

I'm on Accutane and bcp. How can I prevent this or am I just stuck with being on birth control?

I'm on accutane and bcp.... Dreading post bcp acne after accutane course when I stop bcp, I've suffered from post birth control acne before. How can I... READ MORE

27 year old female: Hesistant on trying Accutane. (photo)

Hi. My last recent flareup of acne was about 9 months ago. It has since settled down the last 2 months with Diane 35. I have been on Diane about 6... READ MORE

Should I take Accutane? (photos)

Is my acne cystic / bad enough for accutane? I've had acne for 5-6 yrs, taken 5-6 diff antibiotics, lots of creams, birth controls, spironolactone.... READ MORE

Will my doctor agree to a second course of Accutane?

I had really bad acne in high school and I took Accutane for 6 months, and my skin was perfect for the following two years. However, I started birth... READ MORE

I'm experiencing irregular menstrual cycle/discharge after Accutane treatment. Should I be concerned?

I completed a five month accutane treatment almost a month ago. I was taking birth control pills, and I finished my last active pill few days ago.... READ MORE

Accutane or birth control pill for my acne? (Photo)

Every time I took a break from BCP my acne would come back in full force, then it gets better after I continue on the pill. After being on a break 4... READ MORE

Accutane over 40 yrs for very oily skin (seborrhea). Any suggestions?

I am a 43 yrs old female, and I have suffered from acne for many years when I was younger. I cleared my skin by taking the birth control pill.... READ MORE

Side Effects From Accutane Two Months After Starting?

Hi/ i have had bad acne since i was 13 and now im 19 and been put on accutane april 12 2011 and at first when i took accutane i had headech and eyes... READ MORE

is it normal to get one or two red pimples on the last month of Accutane??

I am on my 6 months of accutane, 30mg per day and my weight is 44kg. i was also on a oral contreceptive called diane 35 which i stopped last month.i... READ MORE

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