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is it advisable to stop using birth control pills while on accutane without your doctor knowing?

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Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Your doctor is trusting you to take the pills. You can have a baby with birth defects if you get pregnant on acutane. Don't go there!
Answered on Oct 8, 2013
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