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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

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

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

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

Follow-Up: I have severe Sebaceous Hyperplasia (hundreds of lesions). Best method?

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 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

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

What does this mean? (Photos)

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

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

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

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

Post accutane: Is there prescription shampoo for extremely oily hair?

I have an EXTREMELY oily scalp. Within 12 hours of washing, it looks like haven't washed in a week. I tried training it but every time a skip a day... READ MORE

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