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Accutane flushing

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Typically the drug: is out of your body after stopping for one month. But there is concern doing any treatment on the skin for up to 6 months after completing accutane
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: It is important to wear sunscreen. If you experience worsening, a treatment plan can be developed.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
Likely side effect: The most common problems related to Accutane are related to drying of the skin. It is know to cause skin rashs, and redness, soreness, or itching ski ... Read More
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes side effect: Go back and read the side effects of Isotretinoin aka Accutane.. A red hot face or erythema while on Accutane sounds like a side effect.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
23 years experience Pediatrics
?Rosacea: Can't know without seeing it, but it is something to consider.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Accutane: Be sure your prescriber for your medication is aware of your symptoms but I don't think it's related. But be sure and get examination
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 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it can be: Yes it can be very useful, but it must be done under a physician's care.
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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