We Just Found out my Wife is 5 Wks Pregnant but She Took 1 20mg Dose of Isotretinoin 3 Weeks Ago. Will the Baby Be Affected?

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1 20mg dosage of Accutane and pregnancy

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Your wife should not have been taking Accutane if there was any chance she could get pregnant and 2 forms of birth control are required for females of child-bearing potential to take Accutane to begin with, as well as monthly pregnancy tests before and during treatment. So, while this wasn't being done correctly, clearly, a single 20mg dosage isn't going to affect the forming fetus.

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