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A 23-year-old male asked:

I have been taking isotreitoine (accutane) for about 7 years. starting the treatment but leaving it when acne stops. what is the main problem of that?

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Dr. Brandon Maples
A Verified Doctoranswered
19 years experience
Return of acne: The biggest problem would just be that the acne would probably return eventually. Once you get it clear, you might try switching to something else, like a topical cream/gel/face wash, etc. To see if that keeps it away.
Last updated Feb 18, 2013


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