Member since 2/16/2013


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Reviews & Stories

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 it's summer now and at school it's going to be really hot and sunny. So I might need to put heaps of... 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