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A 25-year-old female asked:

how long does it usually take for accutane to work? after 5 days of 80mg/day noticed more pimples & peeling of skin. is this normal?i have mild acne.

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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Several weeks: Many individuals find that there skin looks worse for the first month, but 95% show good results by the end of the first cycle. Occasionally a second cycle is required. Dry peeling skin is common.

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