A 20-year-old female asked:
Hormonal acne. doctor gave me choice:acutane or birth control.will birth control affect my ability to bear children in future?wb acutane's side effect
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Acutane: Birth control must be used with Acutane as it is a drug that is toxic to the fetus and can cause birth defects. It must be used while you are on Acutane. Once your acne is controlled and once you come off the Acutane for a month you can stop your birth control pills if you want to become pregnant. All the best.
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