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Is Accutane actually safe for teenagers with a history of depression and anxiety?

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

Initial Breakout on Second regimen of Accutane? (Please Answer, please!)

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

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

When will I start seeing results from Accutane (absorica)?

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

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

Is my acne severe enough for Accutane? (Or whatever the brand is nowadays) (Photo)

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

My acne is severe with acne scarring. Can I start on Accutane with 80 mg?

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

I am suffering from severe acne, and my dermatologist suggested me to go on accutane.

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

Should I use Accutane again or not? Urgent!

I have used accutane for 2and a half month with erythromycin gel in the morning and severe acne was gone at that time..I want to complete... READ MORE

Are my severe chapped lips from an infection or a new allergy from using too much lip balm? (photo)

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

Severe headache due to isotrestinoin 20mg. Any suggestions?

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

Accutane, then retinoid. Is this a good route?

Hi,currently i suffer from moderately severe acne.because accutane is so expensive in mu country,my derm recommended with a 3months of 10-20mg of... 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

Severe dry eyes 3 months after Accutane. Can someone give me hope?

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

Why am I having severe breakouts after finishing Accutane? (Photo)

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

How well does accutane deal with white heads? (photos)

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

Is accutane an option for someone who has undergone weight loss surgery: gastric sleeve - (photo)

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

Should I change Accutane brands?

I am about to finish my second month of absorica, and my acne is 7 times more severe than it already was initially. I have taken a different brand a... 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

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