Member since 2/16/2013


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Reviews by claire_1205

My Accutane Journey! - Melbourne, AU

Today I started taking my first accutane capsule! :) I was put on 20mg every second day by my skin doctor for the 1st 2 weeks. And if I tolerate it well, I'm going to take 20mg every day. I'm a 15 year old female and has moderately severe acne. Tomorrow is Monday, and I'm pretty nervous because... READ MORE

Questions from claire_1205

Does Accutane Make Your Skin Peel?

I'm a 15 yr old female and I'm currently taking accutane 20mg per day. This is my second week and I am having dry lips, but that's expected. What I've also been noticing is... READ MORE

Does Accutane Affect Menstrual Cycles?

I'm 15, have been taking 20mg Accutane for about 8 weeks now and my period is late. It's supposed to start on 1st April, but it didn't. I'm not pregnant or anything so I... READ MORE

Recent comments from claire_1205

Hi, sorry for the confusion. I was on accutane for a total of 5 months in 2014 and that was it. I was just answering the other user's question but I guess I worded it incorrectly so you thought I was still on accutane. sorry for my... READ COMMENT

So, is this the end of your Accutane journey? READ COMMENT

I was also on 20mg/day. I was 15 when I started my journey. I was on Accutane for 5 months! It will make your skin worse (but you probably know that already). I experienced every side effect you mentioned in your post (dry skin,... READ COMMENT

This might be late, but yes I started taking one 20mg every other day. When I told my derm that I was doing alright, she made me take it every day. The treatment continues even after you stop taking it for about 30 days. READ COMMENT

Hi, I want to share my tips with you as I have successfully completed my Accutane journey. As you go through the cycle, you will experience dryness (no matter what your dosage is). Accutane dries up your body, so I recommend not working... READ COMMENT