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Will my baby have birh defects? i got pregnant three months after my last dose of accutane. i ionly took two accutane

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Negligible risk: The half life of Accutane (time for half to be gone from your body) is about a day. By three months out there is none in your system to cause a problem. There is no data suggesting a higher frequency of birth defects in women who took the med at times unrelated to an actual pregnancy.

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