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how long does it take for the side effects of accutane to go away

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually: Any side effects you may experience should be gone with in a month. They usually resolve much sooner than a month with most people fine within a week ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Up to 1-2 months aft: May last 1-2 months.
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
For a couple: of months. Takes 2-3 months to clear from your system.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Adjustment : Accutane commonly causes a dry skin reaction on the arms and almost certainly dry lips -- although those skin changes typically persist through-out th ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
14 years experience Dermatology
Not usually: Probably 99% of Accutane side effects occur during treatment and go away when treatment is completed.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
3-4 weeks: 3-4 weeks, but varies in some depending on dosage 40 or 60 mg.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
A few days: Within a week you will have nearly normal lips.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Accutane: Dryness is the main side effect and you can notice this after one week.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Varies 1-2 months: It can vary 1-2 months
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
One month: The side effects of Accutane generally wear off in one month after stopping Accutane and you can safely conceive a child 2 months after stopping accut ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rene Perez
10 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Depends: I have seen side effects such as dry lips last even 5 years after treatment. However this is not the norm with all patients. Hope that helps.
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