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Accutane Cured Acne but Left Scars

I've had acne off and on now for the past 4 years. I recently finished using Accutane and now my acne is gone but i have some ugly scars that I didn't... READ MORE

Accutane and Hair Loss

I heard hair loss is a possible side effect that can happen from accutane or roaccutane.  is that true?  any way to know if I'll... READ MORE

What Can Be Done About Hair Loss from Accutane?

I, like many others, have finished my Accutane treatments 3 years ago and immediately experienced heavy thinning of hair. I am a 22-year-old female... READ MORE

Bright Red, Hot and Burning Face with Accutane: How Long Will It Last?

I started on Accutane ten days ago for moderate/mild but persistant acne, and within 2 days my face was bright red - almost orangey in colour. It... READ MORE

Can Accutane Cause Permanent Hairloss?

Thank you for replies. I've been on and off on accutane(40 and 10mg) for almost two years now. My hair now is getting thinner, I can see the scalp... READ MORE

Accutane Dosage: to Minimalise Side-effects, is It Better to Take 20mg/day over a Longer Period or 40mg/day over Half the Time?

I have been on 20mg/day of accutane for 1 wk. I would like to know if I could minimalise the side-effects by taking double the dosage (40mg/day) for... READ MORE

Got Pregnant 1 week After Taking Oractane. Will my Baby Be Deformed?

Hi i got pregnant 1 week after finishing my 6 months of oractane 20mg. Will i be giving birth to a deformed baby? I am worried. READ MORE

Severe back pain on Accutane. Should I just stop the Accutane or go to a lower dose?

I'm a 28 year old female in the middle of my 3rd month on Accutane (first month: 40mg, second and third month: 60mg). So far the only side effect I've... READ MORE

Red Patches on Face After Accutane

I’ve been on Accutane for ten months now. To start with, my acne wasn’t extremely bad but I did have acne. Now, I have red patches on my... READ MORE

Is Hyperpigmentation a Side Effect of Accutane?

I completed 16 weeks of Accutane and want to know if hyperpigmentation is a side effect of this drug. I started noticing hyperpigmentation overnight... READ MORE

Can Accutane Cause Wrinkles?

I am currently in my fourth month of accutane (I am taking claravis) and while my acne has cleared up, my skin seems a bit dull. I have a bit of... READ MORE

Is Accutane Making my Rosacea Worse?

I have been using Accutane (10mg/day) for 5 weeks for severe rosacea - nose swelling, flushing, bumps.  The swelling and redness recently got... READ MORE

Does Accutane Cause Fatigue?

Is fatigue a side effect of accutane? I am feeling very tired since starting my treatment, is there anything I can do to combat this potential side... READ MORE

Will vaginal dryness, while on accutane, resolve post treatment?

Hello, I am a 26 year old female on her third month of accutane (20 mg). I am experiencing vaginal dryness... and am concerned about whether this will... READ MORE

Facial Treatment While Taking Oratane 10mg?

I am on Oratane isotretinoin 10mg per day course, and I'm wondering whether Oratane and Accutane are the same? I am on my second day of the oratane... READ MORE

Does Accutane Cause Balding?

I have heard from a couple of people that a side effect of Accutane is balding, so I'm wondering if this is true. READ MORE

Why do I get so many nosebleeds? Is it a side effect?

I wake up with dry blood on my nose and i thought it was just because of my dry nose but then i got a nosebleed during the daytime out of nowhere. I... READ MORE

Derm Starting Son on 80 Mg Accutane?

My son is 23 and just starting accutane. Weighs 140 lbs. derm is starting him on 80 mg For 4 months. im concerned about bad side effects on such a... READ MORE

Side Effects of Accutane. Normal?

I used accutane for around half a year,20mg each day.My skin started to clear up and but then i noticed some side effects like irritated skin,hair... READ MORE

I'm a 40yo Woman Considering Accutane; Should I Worry About Long-term Effects? (photo)

I took it twice in my early 30s, but only for about 3 mos each time -- it worked, but not permanently. I'm an actress, so I really need to stop... READ MORE

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