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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolMedical: DO, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
Residency: Dermatology, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
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Isotretinoin is absorbed best when taken with a fatty meal. If the patient is on a low fat diet the isotretinoin may not get absorbed resulting in... READ MORE
Isotretinoin may definitely cause muscle pain and back pain. It seems that my patients who run marathons or are otherwise athletic seem to have been... READ MORE
If the Retin-A product applied induces too much skin irritation, it is possible that skin hyperpigmentation could be a side effect. However, Retin-A... READ MORE
Patients with fertility concerns, increased body hair, irregular menstrual periods, and acne should raise a red flag to pursue a hormone work-up.... READ MORE
Isotretinoin can remain in the system for at least 30 days from the last dose. The symptoms of skin redness, chapped lips, muscle aches, joint aches,... READ MORE
I'm going on holidays for 2 weeks, and plan on drinking and laying out in the sun. Will this affect accutane?
Isotretinoin (Accutane) is a medication that causes the skin to be extremely prone to sun burn. It would not be advisable to be out in the sun without... READ MORE
Patients should take the isotretinoin with a fatty meal which helps absorption. Some patients do not get better as quickly because they are dieting... READ MORE
While my patients take Isotretinoin, I recommend that they avoid all additional Vitamin A supplements. Patients may take a multivitamin if they like,... READ MORE
I would recommend that you follow-up with your dermatologist who wrote the prescription to discuss your concerns. Depending on the severity of the... READ MORE
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