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Site of action : Accutane's actual effect is not clearly understood according to official fda information. But it decreases cell growth in membranous tissue. This decreases oil production from skin oil glands, helping acbe. Invariably this leads to drying of all mucous membranes in the body by decreasing cell growth on membranes. And then to drying and cracking. Usually thus improves after stopping the accutane. ...Read more
Small whitehead pimple right on lip,saw last night,this morning whitehead gone and its just red. My lips are super dry from accutane.lick my lips alot?
What brand is best for vitamin E since I am on Zenatane(accutane) and lips are dry and peeling. Only on 40mg so what will happen when I'm at 70mg?
Nothing useful: While some topical preparations containting Vit E might be helpful, best source of most vitamins is foods of natural origin, not processed foods & not pills, counter to lots of marketing. to sell processed food waste. See: https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/1398533 https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/1392217 https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/1318144 ...Read more
Accutane caused: Most patients on Accutane develop some dryness of their lips. Dry eyes and nasal tissues can also develop, along with skin that takes longer to heal from minor nicks and cuts. Use saline drops for your eyes, saline mist for your nose, and vaseline on your lips to protect from dryness. ...Read more
I've been using accutane for a while(almost 150 tablets)
Now I'm experiencing dry and sensitive skin(also lips)could I stop taking it for like a month?
Need details: Dry skin, especially LIPS, is normal with this med and shows it is working. How many pills a day? How long on it so far???? Acne gone? For most people it is given at 2 a day for 20 weeks. Prescribing Dr must guide you through the side effects. Avoid multivitamin pills. Get your nutrition from food. Vit A in pills (not food) makes the side effects worse. Stop if severe headache. Avoid pregnancy. ...Read more
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