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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
The rest are okay: I'd urge you to get your vitamins from a balanced diet rather than a bottle. Avoid taking vitamin a itself; if your dermatologist isn't adverse to you ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
40 years experience in Family Medicine
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 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes it can be: Yes it can be very useful, but it must be done under a physician's care.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience in 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in 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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience in Phlebology
Healthy diet: A healthy diet is best . Avoid fatty foods because triglycerides and cholesterol may rise when on accutane.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Oh
Dr. Joseph Oh answered
14 years experience in Pediatrics
Rarely: It can, but pretty unusual (about 1% of patients experience eye symptoms such as impaired vision, corneal opacities, dry eyes (which make contact lens ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Very potent med with: Numerous potentially severe side effects: known to cause birth defects; can cause loss of bone mass, inflammatory bowel, liver damage, pancreatitis, p ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience in Dermatology
Should not: Tanning is the worse thing one can do to the skin Accutane will make one more sensitive to tanning rays, .

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