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Accutane And Triglycerides
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Fats from animal products contain these molecules which are made of three fat chains attached to a molecule called glycerol. They circulate in the blood stream and are used as building blocks and repair materials by your cells. Too many of them can contribute to plaque build ...Read more
On accutane. 97 lbs: 30 > 40 > 40 mg so far. triglycerides went from 98, 76, to 127. Is this really bad? :(
Normal <150: Normal triglycerides are less than 150. However, triglycerides vary depending upon whether you're fasting or not. They're lowest when you're fasting so perhaps that was difference. Regardless, your values are still normal. Just be sure to have blood drawn in AM next time for apples to apples comparison. Don't forget that you need to consistently use 2 forms of birth control while on Isotretinoin ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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I am starting Accutane 20 mg a day for 6 months. My triglycerides are slightly elevated because I am overweight. Can I take Sillymarin 200 mg during?
Diet and exercise: Carbohydrates make the liver produce triglycerides, so you may want to cut back on refined carbohydrates (essentially anything white). That would include bread, pasta, rice, potatoes, and sugary foods. Exercise helps too. For cholesterol you may need a statin medication because this responds less to dietary changes. Good luck! ...Read more
On Accutane (Claravis) for about two months (30 to 40 mg now). Cholesterol: 194, triglyceride: 98, HDL: 59, LDL: 115. Are these normal results? 97 lbs
I took Accutane twice for six months each when i was fifteen and sixteen, i'm 19 now. I am shorter than my predicted height, did it stunt my growth?
Unlikely: Accutane is an oral form of vitamin a. The worst side effect for a pregnant female is defects in the development of the fetus. Other side effects can include night vision compromise, dry mucosa/skin, sunburn, nausea/diarrhea, headache, depression, fatigue, triglyceride elevation, aching joints. There is no reliable study that links compromised bone growth/height deficits to taking accutane. ...Read more
Yes: Accutane has many side effects including but not limited to psychological and birth defects. Even in properly prescribed amounts, problems may develop. Read the insert as well as the precautionary monthly blood test and pregnancy test that are required in the us for legally prescribed accutane. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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