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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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Accutane, didn't miss dosage 1st month (30mg). Miss total six pills off/on throughout first 3 weeks of 2nd month (40 mg). Will this affect results?

Accutane, didn't miss dosage 1st month (30mg). Miss total six pills off/on throughout first 3 weeks of 2nd month (40 mg). Will this affect results?

No: Take with food for best result. Best results from taking each dose. The more doses you miss the more likely you will need to extend the total length of therapy. You do not give your weight. Probably you will soon be on 80mg a day. You will need to grease your lips.

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Will my Accutane pills work faster if I up the dosage?

This is one med: That should only be taken exactly as directed. Please don't take it upon yourself to make changes with Accutane (unless directed by your dermatologist).

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For a woman that weighs ~ 100 lbs, what is the highest dosage of Accutane that will need to be taken?

For a woman that weighs ~ 100 lbs, what is the highest dosage of Accutane that will need to be taken?

ACUTANE: Discontinued manufacturing in the US. Restricted prescribing in the US. You did not provide a location from which you are inquiring. Cannot provide an answer without more information. Would be happy to discuss further by way of an inbox consult.

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On Accutane 10mg. Its day 2. skin got abit worst. Is an initial breakout occurs this early at such low dosage?

On Accutane 10mg. Its day 2. skin got abit worst. Is an initial breakout occurs this early at such low dosage?

Not really: Your breakout is responding to issues prior to your first dose. You are very early to be trying to analyze any results. Take the medication as prescribed and continue the regiman your doctor put you on and hopefully you will start to improve. Acne is life long and it will take time to help clear it up. Acne can be triggered by lack of sleep, sun damage, stress, hormones, and picking.

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I have been on accutane 7 months. I was clear but now breaking out my doctor has increased my dosage to 40mg when will this start to kick in?

I have been on accutane 7 months. I was clear but now breaking out my doctor has increased my dosage to 40mg when will this start to kick in?

Varies: Different people metabolize drugs differently and their physiology varies due to their genetics. It may take 3-4 month before you see a dramatic improvement. Check out the following web site for skin hygiene tips. Best wishes. Http://www. Healthextremist. Com/10-best-all-natural-remedies-for-acne/

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I had a hair transplant 7+ months ago. Can I begun a lore dosage regimen of accutane. I took accutsme several years ago. I had no side effects.

I had a hair transplant 7+ months ago. Can I begun a lore dosage regimen of accutane. I took accutsme several years ago. I had no side effects.

Check with physician: You should check with your hair transplant surgeon. Low dose Accutane is metabolized into vitamin a in the body. High doses can cause some hair thinning. See your dermatolgist.

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What to take low dose Accutane for?

What to take low dose Accutane for?

Accutane indications: Check out the link below for non-acne indications for Accutane! http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/15943494

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How long should I wait after my last Accutane dose before taking minocycline?

How long should I wait after my last Accutane dose before taking minocycline?

Acne treatment: If you concluded the proper course of Accutane recommended by your dermatologist, you shouldn't need Minocycline to treat cystic acne. However, if you're transitioning from one medication to another, follow up with your prescribing physician to ensure proper care and dosage based on your diagnosis and medical history.

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Does taking a low dose of Accutane means it's effects are lower? Or even close to no effects?

Does taking a low dose of Accutane means it's effects are lower? Or even close to no effects?

How low?????: Long term benefit proportional to total dose. Full dose is more likely to provide something close to a cure. A low dose is better tolerated but would need to be used for a longer time for a more lasting effect. Sometimes you just need to take the edge off a severe exacerbation. Usual dose for average person is 80 mg daily for 20 weeks. Could use 10mg daily for a year or more. With low dose, expect

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What happens if you forget to take your Accutane dose right at dinner and take it later with a snack? :/

Better late...: ...Than never. Accutane is best absorbed when taken with a meal that contains some fat. So if you take it later with a snack, you will absorb a bit less, but you will get most of it.

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