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I'm scared to take Accutane help please! how do I prevent the after effects?

I'm scared to take Accutane help please! how do I prevent the after effects?

Be brave: The world is cruel and unfair. If you have visible acne at a job interview, you are likely to be passed over as it's seen as a sign of poor self-care. You won't prevent the side-effects of isotretinoin, but your dermatologist can help manage them. If you truly need this medication, i think you'll be very glad. Best wishes. ...Read more

Taking Accutane (Definition)

Accutane (Isotretinoin) is a powerful medicine that treats acne. It is known to cause severe birth defects if a woman becomes ...Read more


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Are there any harmful effects from using accutane?

Are there any harmful effects from using accutane?

Can be: The list of side effects are long, but most are temporary. Simply google side effects and will get pages. Very strong medication should discuss side effects with your pmd. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of accutane?

What are the side effects of accutane?

Accutane: Common ones are anemia, dry eyes, conjunctivitis, increase liver enzymes, dry inflamed skin, rash, muscle/joint/back pains, increase cholesterol & sugar. Rare ones are diabetes, mood changes, anxiety, seizures, psychosis, asthma, cataracts, kidney or intestine infections or arthritis. ...Read more

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Accutane 30mg. What are the side effects?

Many: http://www.webmd.com/drugs/drug-6661-accutane+oral.aspx?drugid=6661&drugname=accutane+oral&pagenumber=6.

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How long will accutane's side effects last?

How long will accutane's side effects last?

Depends: I have seen side effects such as dry lips last even 5 years after treatment. However this is not the norm with all patients. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I'm wondering about Accutane and the side effects?

Accutane: Accutane has many potential side effects (too numerous to list in 400 characters or less). Check this article to learn more: http://www.Drugs.Com/sfx/accutane-side-effects.Html. ...Read more

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What are long-term side effects of taking accutane?

Relatively safe/few: The following study documented that the long term effects of Accutane were relatively minor and safe. These were related to skin and mucous membranes ~5% and include xeroderma (dry skin), dry eyes, arthralgias (joint aches) and aggravation of eczema. For further details see: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/7918010. ...Read more

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