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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
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
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: 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
I'm on accutane. I read that Accutane will make permanent "cure" or long term remission. Can i get more details about it?
Accutane: Speak to your dermatologist. He has all the facts. ...Read more
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