A 24-year-old female asked:
I m 24 this year currently on 3rd week of isotretinoin 10mg my acne actually getting worse bigger and more painful than it used to be previously is it normal to have breakout ?
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Dermatology 44 years experience
Low dose.: 10mg is a very low dose. You might need a higher dosage, although 3 weeks is too short a time to know for sure. Acne sometimes gets worse before it gets better on isotretinoin, but usually only at much higher dosages. When you see your doctor for a refill next week, ask about raising your dosage.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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