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Common Side Effects Of Accutane
Derm suggest Accutane.I'm afraid of the side effects to hair.I'm very vain about my hair after an incident.Is hair loss/thinning common?Anything else?
Accutane: I have yet to be in touch with a dermatologist I don't trust. You need to bring this to the attention of your dermatologist who will work you through this. Everything should turn out OK. ...Read more
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Accutane: Common ones are anemia, dry eyes, conjunctivitis, increase liver enzymes, dry inflamed skin, rash, muscle/joint/back pains, increase cholesterol & sugar. Rare ones are diabetes, mood changes, anxiety, seizures, psychosis, asthma, cataracts, kidney or intestine infections or arthritis. ...Read more
Born with defects: I'm not sure if you mean which trimester(s) is it dangerous for the baby or when do the side effects show up after the baby is born, but the problems or defects are present at birth. ...Read more
Accutane: Accutane, in the U.S. Or roaccutane internationally is a potent drug for acne. Usual effects are dryness of lips, skin, eyes and skin generally as well as many other less common effects--some can be severe. Lab tests are done to check other side effects/complications. Most of these symptoms are gone within one month of stopping the drug. ...Read more
Many: Accutane has lots of side effects. The main one is dryness. It dries out your body, eyes, nose, lips, skin, mucous membranes, etc. Your skin will split and tear easily. You can have bleeding with stools. It can also cause hair thinning that may be permanent. There are also warnings about depression, suicidal thoughts and behavior and severe birth defects. ...Read more
Big drug!: The most concerning side effect is the potential for causing severe birth defects so you have to be on birth control to use it. It can effect the liver, can make the skin more sensitive to sun, and can thin hair. It is a powerful drug similar to vitamin a that works on acne by decreasing the oil your body produces. Physicians have to take a course to prescribe it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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