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A 27-year-old female asked:

How long after coming of roaccutane can i get pregnant? does it affect fertility after coming off?

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Dr. Byron Hapner
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
1 month: Accutane is usually cleared 5-10 days after the last dose. Waiting one month is to give you a safety margin. As you know, becoming pregnant while taking Accutane greatly increases the risk of miscarriage and birth defects. Prior use of Accutane should not affect your fertility.

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