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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

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 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

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

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 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

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

Will Accutane help?

I have severe acne will accutane help me 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

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

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

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

Should I have my doctor decrease my dose due to side effects... will it be as effective? (photos)

I'm 32 and 155 pounds female...struggled with severe acne for 16 years. I've been on Accutane for 7 weeks at 60 mg a day. I drink my 10 glasses of... READ MORE

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