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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
Endocrinology 65 years experience
If acne recurs, Rx: Effect on acne helps with Accutane. If recurs, ant-androgens help the acne.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Probaly yes: Brufen is ok to take with accutane avoid vit a containg meds doxycycline and antibiotics should not be mix with accutane. Check with your md before ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Benefits: Acne is a very serious personal and professional liability. This is the best medicine for the severe form, and often the only one that works. It's not... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Spf 30: Hi good morning, it is recommended that you use an spf over 30 everyday particularly when you are on medication that will make you sun sensitive. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
It varies: It varies but it takes on average 2to3 months to see appreciable improvement which may come slowly.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology 41 years experience
One month after: It's safe to become pregnant 30 or more days after stopping Accutane (isotretinoin).
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Christakis
Pediatrics 37 years experience
There are a few.: Side effects can include inflamed lips and eyes, dry mouth and nose, itching, nosebleeds, rash, joint or muscle pain, and blood test abnormalities. Yo... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Novick
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
It varies but: Some people see redness and/or itching-burning on the fce within 5-7 days of using it. If any skin irritation develops stop using it and contact your ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Recommend that you: Avoid tanning beds whether you use Accutane or not. But, in answer to your question - recommend against it.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Low dose: You must be on first month. The low dose is effective. Best chance for permanent cure is a much higher dose for 5 months or continue the small dose fo... Read More
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