I Weigh 169, Dose of 60mg?

I weigh 169 and am on my 2nd month. They put me on a dose of 60mg.. Is that enough?

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Accutane dosing

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What you need is to get a specific mg of the medication into your system to combat the acne. It doesn't really matter whether you are on 20, 40, 60 mg etc. It matters the overall total dosage of the medication. So if you're on 60mg a day, you will be on it for a shorter amount of time that someone in an environment where they can only be on 20 or 40mg a day. Your doctor knows the proper amount you need to take.

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