Any opinions of the safety of accutane for acne for a male? i've heard there are some pretty serious potential side effects? how about retin-a
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Pediatrics 36 years experience
Accutane: Accutane is indeed a powerful drug and does have some potential serious side effects. It needs to be managed very closely by someone very familiar with it, such as a dermatologist. Retin a (tretinoin) is certainly another option, as are some combination products like epiduo. Depending on the predominant type of acne you have, you may certianly be a candidate for one over the other. Best to ask your derm doc!
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