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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Green stool per se is not a problem. If you were prescribed accutane you should consult the doctor who prescribed it. For green stool check this site ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
48 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: You can use a laxative once in a while but concentrate on eating healthy with enough fiber and more fruits and vegetables to avoid medications. If chr ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Sure, see a DR: Accutane (isotritoin) causes dry mouth. Sometimes abdominal cramps. Most likely these symptoms are viral or other cause not related to acne treatment.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Diet: Unless you want to stop the accutaine you can make sure you are well hydrated with non caffeine beverages, eat a diet that promotes stool softening li ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Accutane: It is unclear whether the Accutane use and constipation are related. However, either way constipation is best managed with diet manipulation first. Th ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Talk with your: prescribing doctor, who will probably want you to stop it. The GI symptoms you describe are not common with Accutane. Usually the side effects are mor ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Pretty safe: Accutane has some issues, especially birth defects if taken while pregnant, but most of the other popularized "dangers" are significantly overblown. S ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
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Very good: Accutane is very drug useful for treatment resistant acne. However, there are several restrictions on its use. Patients need to be fully informed prio ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
9 years experience Dermatology
Depends: Its hard to say without knowing more about you. However, Accutane is an exceptional medication for treating cystic acne, with marked results seen. The ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Accutane dose: The recommended dosage range for Accutane is 0.5 to 1.0 mg/kg/day given in two divided doses with food for 15 to 20 weeks. Therefore, the appropriate ... Read More

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