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Accutane Health Risks
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Accutane: Accutane is a very good drug when used appropriately. The biggest concern is that it causes severe fetal damage if women were to use it and get pregnant. It has a number of side effects, mostly on muscle and skin, but these are usually not severe. Nothing helps severe acne as much as accutane. ...Read more
I'm on accutane. Sometimes, i eat liver pate in my diet. Is it ok? Does occasional liver pate affect my Accutane journey and my health?
I'm on accutane. I eat pork liver pate once a week. Is it ok? Does it affect my Accutane regimen & my health. What kind of foods should we avoid?
Speak with derm MD: The active ingredient in Accutane is isotretinoin, a retinoid, similar to vitamin a. Patients taking Accutane should not take additional vitamin a supplements since this can cause vitamin a toxicity, including nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, weakness, dry or itchy skin or lips, irritability, or hair loss. Liver is rich in vitamin a, as are orange-yellow-red vegetables, limit intake. ...Read more
Tried everything for my acne. derm suggests accutane next. was told it is a very potent last resort drug. am i putting my health to great risk?
Requires monitoring: Accutane can cause birth defects to any fetus exposed during pregnancy and occasionally triggers liver injury.It's use is usually monitored closely, with regular blood tests to look for early signs of any toxic effect( so you stop it) and women are usually required to be on BC/sign a contract to that effect. It is a great drug when used appropriately but not one that is used without some caution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to take isotretinoin (accutane) with ritalin (methylphenidate)? Will i experience any negative health impacts if i take the two together?
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I'm on accutane.I'm at fault that I use tetracycline ointment 1% on my lip once time.However, i removed all cream immediately.Does it affect my health?
Accutane: This should not hurt you in any way. ...Read more