Severe + Accutane Q&A
My 16 year old son has struggled with moderate/severe acne for 2 yrs. The older he gets, the worse it gets. He uses 2 topicals and has used oral... READ MORE
Hello, I just started my second course of Accutane with 40 mg/day. My previous dose was much higher, started with 80 mg/day and went up to 170 mg/day.... READ MORE
I am currently taking Absorica (accutane) 40mg per day. My dermatologist said I cannot go higher in dosage because of my weight. I've been on it for 7... 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 21 years old with moderate severe acne, I really want to try Accutane, will it help with my acne and keep me acne free?
I really break out at the bottom of my chin, top of my neck, and also the bottom of my cheeks. I know it also gets worse when I am about to get my... READ MORE
My acne is a big issue in my life since I act and model part time. I was wondering If my acne is bad enough for Accutane ? I really wanna take it so I... READ MORE
Is this a lot? i read on these boards everyone starts at 20 and increases. i think I'm supposed to take this for 6 months. i am 152-158 lbs and 5 9.... READ MORE
My son is 5'9" and 180 lbs. He is on his 10th week of Claravis at 60 mg per day. His acne is still severe.
Shouldn't we have seen improvement by now?0 READ MORE
I am suffering from severe acne on my chest, back and shoulders due to overproduction of oil from my oil glands. My dermatologist suggested me to go... READ MORE
Whilst I was on my second cycle of Roaccutane my lips became extremely chapped. Immediately I stopped R, I noticed balms were not helping but only... READ MORE
I have been trying to control with cauterization ( scars left) and the only thing that has helped was pulse therapy of Accutane ( 40 mg 1x a week) but... READ MORE
I have been using isotrestinoin 20mg per day i got mild headaches after 2nd day but they got worse. And on the 3rd day i got severe headache and... READ MORE
I have used accutane for 2and a half month with erythromycin gel in the morning and evening..my severe acne was gone at that time..I want to complete... READ MORE
I had severe acne so my doctor prescribed me to Accutane. After six months of using it my face was completely clear. After I stopped using it I would... READ MORE
I have severe dry lips, is there a prescription lip balm my dermatologist could prescribe while I am on accutane?
I am on accutane. My lips are SEVERLY dry and chapped. I have every over the counter lip balm you could imagine and use them all religiously... READ MORE
Following a 4 month course of accutane, which I cut short due to dry eyes (I weigh 83 kg and stopped after hitting 4660mg cum/dose), I have developed... READ MORE
Hi. My skin in the past was quite ok, just grew some pimples when its near my pms then went away. But I felt annoyed, so I sought a derm near my house... READ MORE
I have very severe acne and have been taking accutane for over 9 months and have seen little to no improvement on my whiteheads. And my situation is... READ MORE
It took away 85% of my stomach.I have severe cystic acne I have it all over my face and back, every pimple whether its small or large leaves major red... READ MORE
Accutane for acne - while being a professional singer. Will accutane dry out mucus lubricating vocal folds?
Dear doctors. I am an opera singer. And I am thinking to start accutane as prescribed by my doctor due to severe stubborn acne problem. We carry water... READ MORE