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A 23-year-old male asked:

I'm on accutane. is there any indications about diet when on accutane? can i eat vitamin a food from animal (like egg, fish, liver, ...) occasionally?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Of course: Simply don't overdo it. Polar bear liver has enough vitamin a to make you sick, Accutane or not. You're already aware that vitamin a and Isotretinoin (which is a relative) have an additive effect in possibly raising the pressure inside your head or otherwise making you sick.
Last updated Jun 26, 2014


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