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How long will most symptoms last for after finishing roaccutane?

How long will most symptoms last for after finishing roaccutane?

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. Most of these symptoms are gone within one month of stopping the drug. ...Read more

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After enjoying clear skin, I now seem to be having a reaction to roaccutane. Leathery textured skin with visible pores. How long Will this last?

After enjoying clear skin, I now seem to be having a reaction to roaccutane. Leathery textured skin with visible pores. How long Will this last?

Roaccutane: How long you have been on Roaccutane? Are you on two forms of contraception one of which must be oral contraceptives? Discuss with your doctor a possibility of discontinuing Roaccutane. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the effects of roaccutane to wear off?

How long does it take for the effects of roaccutane to wear off?

Do you mean Accutane: The side effects of Accutane should be worn off within a month. There have been some case reports of persistent dryness of the eyes. ...Read more

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How long does skin take to normalize after roaccutane?

How long does skin take to normalize after roaccutane?

6-12 months: Hello! The number of oil glands is reduced with Accutane (isotretinoin) use and while the body will bounce back, it typically takes months. Any facial resurfacing or surgery is best delayed 6-12 months to allow this process to complete. ...Read more

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I have just started Roaccutane for my rosacea. I don't want to be on it for long, what is the shortest amount of time I can be on it?

I have just started Roaccutane for my rosacea. I don't want to be on it for long, what is the shortest amount of time I can be on it?

Roaccutane: This is a dangerous drug prescribed for severe, deforming nodulocystic acne unresponsive to all other treatments. It also looks like you already have depression which can be acutely exacerbated by this drug. You also need to avoid tetracycline derivatives such as doxycycline and minocycline while on this drug. Your dermatologist should know this. You may be on the drug for many months until clear. ...Read more

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How long after coming of roaccutane can I get pregnant? Does it affect fertility after coming off?

How long after coming of roaccutane can I get pregnant? Does it affect fertility after coming off?

1 month: Accutane is usually cleared 5-10 days after the last dose. Waiting one month is to give you a safety margin. As you know, becoming pregnant while taking Accutane greatly increases the risk of miscarriage and birth defects. Prior use of Accutane should not affect your fertility. ...Read more

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I have some acnes on my cheeks& I went to many doctors& they advised me of taking Roaccutane. Is it benificial? & what are its long term side effects?

I have some acnes on my cheeks& I went to many doctors& they advised me of taking Roaccutane. Is it benificial? & what are its long term side effects?

ROACCUTANE FOR ACNE: ROACCUTANE (ACCUTANE IN THE USA) IS USED FOR STUBBORN ACNE.
JUST DON'T GET PREGNANT WHILE YOU ARE TAKING IT!
IT IS A PRETTY SAFE DRUG AND YOU WILL NOT BE ON IT FOREVER.
BEST LUCK ...Read more

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I have acne and rosacea- antibiotics haven't been effective. How safe is roaccutane? How long until I should expect to see results?

I have acne and rosacea- antibiotics haven't been effective. How safe is roaccutane? How long until I should expect to see results?

Roaccutane safe,: Accutane is usually used in resistant case of acne, it is effective you appreciate the effect/improvment in2-3 weeks. Discuss with dermatologist and make sure you are not pregnant, Accutane affects the fetal development and may cause anemia. ...Read more

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I am going to star taking roaccutane in 2 weeks. I am concerned because I have been losing hair over last 12 months. Also have metallic taste in mouth?

I am going to star taking roaccutane in 2 weeks. I am concerned because I have been losing hair over last 12 months. Also have metallic taste in mouth?

See a dentist: Usually it is recommended the dental condition is in a health state before start of radiation or chemo therapy. A bad teeth in the mouth can lead to serious infection when your immune system being compromised. ...Read more

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I have 3 weeks bleeding like that last days of menstruation, what could it be? I take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) as contraceptive for years. Could it be the new roaccutane?

I have 3 weeks bleeding like that last days of menstruation, what could it be? I take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) as contraceptive for years. Could it be the new roaccutane?

Health changes: Any changes to your routine or health may alter a menstrual cycle. Sometimes stress or a new thyroid condition may change your bleeding pattern. Introducing a new medication to your daily life such as Accutane may also cause these changes. It would be best to be seen by your ob/gyn soon so discuss the managment of your changes in bleeding. ...Read more

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Who should take roaccutane?

Who should take roaccutane?

Accutane treatment: Accutane is a wonderful medication that can be a miracle drug for the right patient. However, if you do not need this medication, do not take it. There are many side effects, from dry skin to achy joints and bones to birth defects. Any one who has uncontrollable acne should consider Accutane after they have failed multiple other therapies. ...Read more

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Can 14 year olds take roaccutane?

Potentially: It must be closely monitored, Must "I Pledge" and must have appropriate indications. ...Read more

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At which age could we take "roaccutane"?

At which age could we take "roaccutane"?

End of growth spurt: There's talk that it might slow growth, but if you're going to have mutilating acne that can't be managed otherwise, ask your physician about starting whenever you like. ...Read more

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Taking roaccutane. What does it actually do?

Taking roaccutane. What does it actually do?

Roaccutane/Accutane: Accutane/roaccutane acts to inhibit sebaceous gland secretions. The current label warnings for accutane/roaccutane state that "the exact mechanism of action of Isotretinoin is unknown".
"retinoic acid (active form of accutane/roaccutane) induces differentiation and reduces proliferation of stem and progenitor cells. It works on acne by inducing similar events in basel sebocytes. ...Read more

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Appointment for roaccutane, what should I expect?

Typically at 47: accutane is not prescribed, but occasionally it can be. You need to see dermatologist to make sure this is best medication for you. ...Read more

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I have an appointment for roaccutane, what should I expect?

I have an appointment for roaccutane, what should I expect?

Check out Mayo >: See: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/drugs-supplements/isotretinoin-oral-route/before-using/drg-20068178

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If taking 60mg of roaccutane per day. Is taking 20mg three times per day ok?

Probably fine: However, Isotretinoin is usually given either as a total dose once per day or divided in half and given twice per day. Talk to you dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can I take 40mg of netlook and 20mg of roaccutane to get the recommended 60mg per day?

Can I take 40mg of netlook and 20mg of roaccutane to get the recommended 60mg per day?

IsNetlookBrandNameOf: If Netlook is another brand name of roaccutane tan you can. We don't know what netlook is and can not say.
Or ask your Doctor or Dermatalogist ...Read more

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How quickly do roaccutane symptoms improve or get worse when you increase or decrease medication dosage?

How quickly do roaccutane symptoms improve or get worse when you increase or decrease medication dosage?

25% worsen in the be: I have found that only 25 percent of patients get worse in the beginning, most patients improve every month until the acne is gone. ...Read more

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Is there anything stronger than roaccutane I have been taking it for 11 weeks with not much improvement?

Roaccutane: Roaccutane is the strongest medication for acne but the normal treatment is 20 weeks at 1mg/kg per day. Patients can clear at 16 weeks or longer and if they do not clear at 20 weeks the doctor can keep you on the medication longer. I have seen patients clear at 24 weeks but blood work has to be drawn every 30 days. ...Read more

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What to do if I got prescribed roaccutane/accutane?

If you have more: Questions before you feel comfortable taking it - then discuss with your pharmacist or prescribing physician. Let the physician know if you are or are not taking it. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions for my acne, how is roaccutane?

Can you give me suggestions for my acne, how is roaccutane?

Watch 4 side effects: Isotretinoin decreases the size and activity of the sebaceous glands in the skin, which reduces the amount of sebum that is produced. This stops the glands becoming blocked, and means bacteria are less likely to thrive. It also reduces the inflammation in the skin.
Isotretinoin can have serious side effects and its use must be supervised by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Roaccutane/accutane has killed my libido. What should I do?

Roaccutane/accutane has killed my libido. What should I do?

Wait it out: I trust that you do not have hemochromatosis or a prolactinoma, both of which are common, easily-missed causes of diminished libido at your age. If this is an effect of your acne medication, you have the option of waiting until your course is over, or discontinuing it. If you choose the latter, work with your partner finding ways to give each other satisfaction that still work well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could a 14 year old safely use "roaccutane"?

Could a 14 year old safely use "roaccutane"?

Under care of derm: It can be used under supervision of a dermatologist. They will do blood tests periodically to check for liver function and, if a girl, pregnancy tests. It is useful, but has side effects. ...Read more

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What is the efficacy of roaccutane (isotretinoin)?

Roaccutane: "Treating severe acne in patients who do not respond to other medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Isotretinoin is a retinoid. It works by reducing skin oil production, changing the characteristics of the skin oil, and preventing abnormal hardening of the skin." See: http://www. Drugs. Com/cdi/isotretinoin. Html ...Read more

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Is it safe to take other types of pills while on roaccutane?

Is it safe to take other types of pills while on roaccutane?

AVOID CERTAIN MEDS: While on accutane, avoid vitamin a, tetracyclines, progesterone, nortestosterone, and topical keratolytics or exfoliative agents (salicylic acid). ...Read more

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I've been on 20mg Roaccutane for a month now but my breakout still persists. Is that normal?

First 20 mg is a low: Dose, I normally start at 40, so talk with your doctor, and I would not expect you clear in one month on 40 mg so certainly not clear on 20 ...Read more

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Are there any known interactions/contraindications between isotretinoin/roaccutane and milkthistle?

None listed. . .: Always tell your doctor everything you're taking, including non-prescription medications & dietary supplements/herbs. Also tell pharmacist too. That way, we can look for interactions before prescribing. Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1403-0, 1633-0. While I can't speak for south africa, here in states, you need 2 forms of contraception & preg test to get isotretinoi. ...Read more