I started Accutane 5 days ago, I'm 113 lbs and my dosage is 20 mg. Is it too low ?

Also i have not experience any side effects yet. No dry lips or skin yet, is it normal?

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It depends on the schema that your doctor has appeared. Many doctors begin with standard dose of 20 mg daily and after a month, we evaluate whether we raise the dose. Each person responds differently and it is too early to see dry lips and other effects. Wait a month and on your next appointment with your doctor, asks about daily dose per pound, the total cumulative dose and calculation of months which you must be under treatment.

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