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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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Will Accutane cure my mild/moderate acne?

Will Accutane cure my mild/moderate acne?

Isotretinoin: Isotretinoin. For deep cysts, antibiotics may not be enough. Isotretinoin (amnesteem, claravis, sotret) is a powerful medication available for scarring cystic acne or acne that doesn't respond to other treatments. This medicine is reserved for the most severe forms of acne. It's very effective, but people who take it need close monitoring by a dermatologist because of the side effects 80% effectiv. ...Read more

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Does Accutane cure whiteheads? i have tons of whiteheads, 8th day on 10mg/day. it remains the same.

Does Accutane cure whiteheads? i have tons of whiteheads, 8th day on 10mg/day. it remains the same.

Yes,but: Accutane (isotretinoin) is usually reserved for severe cystic acne. It's use is restricted as it can cause birth defects if taken while pregnant. . One would probably have to wait longer than 1 1/2 weeks to see effect.(ask your physician). For information on acne SEE: http://bit.ly/Za0vuz For info on Accutane SEE: http://bit.ly/1vIpboG To attach a photo to HT questions :www.imgur.com ...Read more

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I am on my Accutane cure & I want a TCA spot treatment (like the one from Dr. Young) for my scars. I've read an article that this could to no harm.

No peel: Accutane makes you very sensitive to the peels and lasers for that matter. It is not advisable to have that peel until you are off the Accutane for a minimum of 6 months ...Read more

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Can Accutane cure hormonal acne? im not sure what kind of acne i have but my derm put me on accutane. i always had acne but got worst during menses

Can Accutane cure hormonal acne? im not sure what kind of acne i have but my derm put me on accutane. i always had acne but  got worst during menses

Yes.: Accutane is an effective treatment for acne that hasn't responded to the usual treatments. Just make sure you don't get pregnant while you're taking it, and keep your followup appointments with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects and does Accutane completely cure acne even after you stop taking it?

Are there any side effects and does Accutane completely cure acne even after you stop taking it?

Yes: There is a booklet the doctor will have you read that shows birth defects, dry skin, depression, and more. It is an excellent help for patients that qualify for it. You will have to enroll in the website and get urine tested for pregnancy. The dosage also weighs in on the side effects. There are never guarantees you will be clear for life as it is a life long condition. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for dry lips because of accutane?

Is there a cure for dry lips because of accutane?

Not really: The best thing to do is to keep your lips moisturized with a cream type lip balm. Your dermatologist may have a better suggestion since they are the one who is managing your accutane. ...Read more

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How can I permanently cure acne? Can Accutane help?

How can I permanently cure acne? Can Accutane help?

Start with Topicals.: Topical drugs benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, and glycolic acids are the most common medications for acne.These are found in most over the counter preparations and are safe as the concentrations have been tested thoroughly. Sometimes higher strength formulations with antibiotics need to be prescribed by a dermatologist. Accutane is reserved for resistant cases and requires careful monitoring. ...Read more