Accutane and hairloss, should I stop treatment early?
United Kingdom, GB
7 months ago
Can anyone tell me if there is anything I can do whilst on accutane to try and stop my hair from falling out? I am a 24 yo female, i weigh 47kg and am on 40mg dose, I am half way through my third month and been told I've to do 4 months total. This started about 3 weeks ago and is only getting worse, the sides of my hairline have small bald patches. I am very worried about losing my hair.
Doctor Answers 1
Accutane and hair loss
Thank you for your question. A rare side effect of Accutane is hair loss, but with that being said, there are other conditions that can cause hair loss. I highly recommend you consult with your prescribing physician regarding your hair loss and for further evaluation of any underlying conditions. Take care and good luck.
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