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Accutane Failed Now What
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Not necessarily: Depends upon dose but sometimes will continue to work for 6 months after last dose. Old lesions will not be resolved yet, should see a decrease of new lesions. ...Read more
I've been on Accutane now for 2 months and have seen minimal improvement. When will this medication actually work?
Most within 12 weeks: Acne can flare the first few months on isotretinoin. Most patients start to see improvement within 12 weeks. However, there are always a few patients who require a longer amount of time to see improvement. Your dermatologist will be adjusting your dose as the months progress. ...Read more
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
If im off Accutane for a year (i was on it for 4 months) what are the odds my face will be bad again? Its pretty good now (sometimes worsens a bit)?
~33%: Statistically, about 1/3 of patients will require additional treatment with accutane, 1/3 will require additional treatment but not with accutane, and 1/3 will not require any further significant treatment. So your odds are pretty good; but if you start to see a significant flare, get back to your dermatologist promptly. ...Read more
After stop Accutane for 3month, now I continue back consume Accutane 10mg perday. But now after 1 week my skin still too oily...why??..never before.
Dermatology: Do not medicate yourself-call your dermatologist and ask about other mediciations for your skin condition. ...Read more
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