Claravis and Long-term Side Effects?

I am a 35 year old female and have just been prescribed 40mg per day of Claravis for 5-6 months. I am very concerned with possible long-term adverse side effects. In particular, I run about 12 miles per week and I am concerned about muscle and joint pain. If these symptoms should occur, do you find that they continue after treatment concludes?

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In my experience joint pains do not continue

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In my experience, a relatively small percentage of patients even report joint pains and when they do it is mild (not even enough to motivate them to take ibuprofen) and resolves 1-2 months after starting the isotretinoin.

Baton Rouge Dermatologist

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