Redness and dryness on face first week into accutane?
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Accutane side effects
Thank you for your question. One of the most common side effects of Accutane is dryness and redness to the skin especially for the first few weeks. With that being said, some individuals may still have persistent redness until treatment is over. Another side effect is photosensitivity, therefore, sun exposure may be contributing to the redness. I highly recommend you consult with your prescribing physician regarding your symptoms, concerns, and treatment expectations. Take care and good luck.