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No proven causality: The problem with answering this question is that the peak age of onset of crohn's disease is in the teen years. This is the same age as acne and Accut ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
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Yes: The important thing is to avoid pregnancy.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
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Difficult situation: A small percentage of people who take Accutane develop fibromalgia or ibs. The most important thing for your recovery is finding a doctor that you ar ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
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Most probably not: Fibromyalgia's causation is niot definitely known though it is recognized by everybody. If your symptoms are really disabling you may qualify.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
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Accutane: This is a medicine you need to talk to a dermatologist about. They will help you decide if you are a candidate for it.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Worth the risk: The claimed link to inflammatory bowel disease -- which I thought was just bad studies -- was laid to rest by a meta-analysis in 2016; anyone still ta ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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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 28-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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Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
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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
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Dr. Tanya Russo
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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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