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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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Can I still use topical acne cream with Accutane?

You can: But why would you? Accutane shrinks oil glands, resulting in dry skin. Benzoyl peroxide is also drying. Details matter. How long on Accutane? Dose? Usually no other med is used when taking Accutane. ...Read more

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Is there any interaction between anus' proctolog cream (trimébutine, ruscogénines) and Accutane (isotretinoin)?

Is there any interaction between anus' proctolog cream (trimébutine, ruscogénines) and Accutane (isotretinoin)?

Maybe...: Depending upon the reason(s) proctolog was prescribed, some of the drug may be systemically absorbed into your body. In such a case, interaction with Accutane ; any other medications (prescription or over-the-counter) you may be taking would be possible. Ask your prescribing provider about your concern, since he knows you best. ...Read more

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I'm on accutane, at night I use cetaphill moisturizing cream which is great but what can I use during the day with SPF with noo irratation?

Sunscreen: Several brands of moisturizing sunscreen are available; you may have to try a few before you find the one that's best for you. If the dryness/irritation persist, you might want to ask your doctor about the possibility of decreasing your dosage of accutane. ...Read more

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Can you use hydroquinone cream while on accutane?

Would not: Since Accutane dries out your skin and one of the side effects of a hydroquinone is irritation i would not use both of the medications at the same time. After you have stopped the Accutane and your skin is no longer dry you can consider using the hydroquinone. ...Read more

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How dangerous is Accutane I'm 19 and have had mild acne since age 14. I've been on several types of pills and cream, none which have been helpful.male?

How dangerous is Accutane I'm 19 and have had mild acne since age 14. I've been on several types of pills and cream, none which have been helpful.male?

Consider low dose...: Isotretinoin (Roaccutane, Oratane) is a retinoid which reduces the amount of sebum made in the sebaceous glands, and so reduces the amount of acne. It dries the skin and can cause cracked lips, nosebleeds. Must be monitored by your Dr as it can affect liver fn & lipids and can cause depression. See www.goodfellowunit.org/gems/acne-low-dose-isotretinoin-10-mg-daily-effective-fewer-side-effects ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to use hair bleaching cream while taking accutane?

Is it possible for me to use hair bleaching cream while taking accutane?

Possible.: Accutane in itself may cause in about 10% temporary hair loss. Don't increase the chances with a bleaching cream. ...Read more

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Can I apply Icy Hot Cream on my elbow pain while on Accutane? I don't want any skin reactions.

Can I apply Icy Hot Cream on my elbow pain while on Accutane? I don't want any skin reactions.

Poss- no interaction: Depending on if you have allergies to topical medications or not, the Accutane should not interact with the Icy-Hot. The two medications work differently. I am assuming you use the Accutane on your face and the Icy Hot on the elbow ...Read more

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Any good drugstore creams that can reduce the redness on my cheeks ? I currently use neutrogena moisturizer and im on accutane. Not bad redness

Any good drugstore creams that can reduce the redness on my cheeks ? I currently use neutrogena moisturizer and im on accutane. Not bad redness

A gentle cream: With anti histamines in it might help to decrease the redness. Other ppossibilities include a little concealer. I think clinique makes them for men. I bough one for blemishes and it was fabulous because rit not only cove! ...Read more