I finished a 4 and half month treatment of a 80mg dose of Accutane. Its been about a month since I've stopped taking Accutane and I'm seeing small zits appearing. I don't know if I should do another session of treatment or if theres something I should be taking and/or using after my treatment. Whats the best thing to do?
I Finished my Accutane Treatment a Month a Go and Now I'm Starting to See Small Zits Appearing. What Do I Do? (photo)
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Acne after Accutane
Although Accutane potentially cures acne in some people, sometimes people still breakout after therapy but typically much less. Many dermatologists put their patients on a topical retinoid after Accutane therapy to deal with this now milder acne. Talk to your dermatologist about this option. If you have severe flares, consider a second course. Unfortunately, no drug is perfect and there are some people who do not respond well even after multiple courses of Accutane. Good luck.
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