MD Recommended Accutane for Daughter She is True Needle Phobic. Do You Have to Do Blood Work to Get Accutane Treatment?

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Do you have to get bloodwork while on Accutane?

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Ideally,  yes. But some physicians, if the dosage she is on is a low regimen, will allow some people not to do bloodwork. As physicians we have to balance what's best, safest, and most tolerable for the patient, with the necessities of the medication prescribing. So, if your MD recommended she be on Accutane you'll need to discuss her needle phobia with him/her to determine the protocol for bloodwork.

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