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How should you stop taking Accutane? (Isotretinoin) Cold turkey or tapering the dosage?

When it comes to finishing your course of Isotretinoin, is it better abruptly stop the intake of it or slowly lower your douse from 50mg a day to one... READ MORE

Can stopping accutane after 8 days at low dose cause skin to flare-up permanently red or is it a drug you can go off easily?

I am 130lbs Caucasian female. I went on accutane at 20mg/day and stopped after eight days because: 1) I wasn't positive I wanted to take it, 2) I was... READ MORE

How long does Accutane take to leave your system?

How long does accutane really take to completely clear your system? Considering advise is to not get surgery, chemical peels ect for 6-12 months after... READ MORE

If I'm still getting some pimples right after Accutane, will I continue to break out or will it stop?

I'm a 17 year old boy and I just finished 6 months of 80mg a day. I took my last pill a week and a half ago. My skin is pretty clear but I've been... READ MORE

How bad is stopping Accutane intake for a week during 6-months period? (photo)

I ran out of accutane 20 mg pills n havent taken them in 1 week 3 days now , new pills arrive tomorow how badly is this gonna set back my treatment? READ MORE

I'm taking Isotane-10 and now I'm missing my period for the third month in a row. Should i stop taking this medicine?

I have acnes all over my face and for that my doc suggested me to take isotane-10 capsule but after taking that i m not having periods and my doc is... READ MORE

I'm 16 yrs old female and have been on Accutane for 3 months. All acne gone and scars fading, should I stop taking it?

All my acne is gone and all that is left is some previous scars which have started to fade, should I stop taking accutane? I was on 40mg per day. If i... READ MORE

Must i stop taking Accutane if I have a seizure?

I was at a concert last weekend and i started feeling dizzy. I sat down for a while and felt better. A while after standing up, i felt dizzy again and... READ MORE

If i got the result i want in 4 month can I stop Accutane?

Im on accutane for 1 month in the 1st month many bimples appeared and now disappeared theres no more acne appearing Its just some scarring My acne... READ MORE

What would happen if I were to stop treatment a few weeks early?

I'm an 18 year old, 230 pound male and have been taking isotretinoin for almost 5 months. My current dosage is 160 mg a day, and the side effects are... READ MORE

I have taken isotretinoin 10mg for a week. Can I stop it without having a negative effect on my skin ?

I have got two nodular cysts on both sides of my cheeks near the nose. i started applying local ointment and took 10mg isotretinoin for a week, but i... READ MORE

Stopped accutane after 10 days. How long will redness and dryness last?

I am about 66KG and have been taking 60mg accutane for 10 days. I have become very dry and very red in the face. I have something very important I... READ MORE

What is this rash? (photos)

I am on accutane and I've been getting rashes like this all Around my . How can I help stop the rashes? READ MORE

If I stopped Accutane after only 2-months, do I still have to wait 6 months for surgery, etc.?

I finished my first 6-month course of Accutane about a year ago, but recently decided to get back on it because my skin was starting to breakout again... READ MORE

Can I Stop Accutane if I'm Still Having Break Outs?

In Feb'11,I got alergy frm Doxycyline,then started having more pimples than usual. In May, Other derm gave me total 20 pills of 10mg... READ MORE

I'm on Accutane (isotretinoin) and I wonder when I stop the course. Will my hyperpigmentation go away faster than now?

I have a lot hyperpigmentation on cheeks and i don't have self confindece..i wonder if my hyperpigmentation go away much faster after i finish my... READ MORE

When does hair shedding stop after going off accutane?

I have been off accutane for 2 weeks, yet my hair continues to fall out in clumps. When will this stop? READ MORE

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