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Doctor insights on: Moisturizing Accutane

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Taking Accutane (Definition)

Accutane (Isotretinoin) is a powerful medicine that treats acne. It is known to cause severe birth defects if a woman becomes ...Read more


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Is it safe to use jergans moisturizer while taking accutane?

Yes: Yes but be aware that moisturisers can worsen acne. Would take vitamin E (otc) tablets, 1000 iu once/twice day -may help dryness, otherwise may have to cut back dose of accutane. ...Read more

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Why is my skin so oily/greasy looking after i apply a oil free moisturizer (neutrogena) ? Im on Accutane

Why is my skin so oily/greasy looking after i apply a oil free moisturizer (neutrogena) ? Im on Accutane

Exfoliate?: Dry layers of skin may prevent absorption. A gentle cleansing with exfoliation and not abrasion may allow better absorption of the moisturizer. ...Read more

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Any good drugstore creams that can reduce the redness on my cheeks ? I currently use neutrogena moisturizer and im on accutane. Not bad redness

Any good drugstore creams that can reduce the redness on my cheeks ? I currently use neutrogena moisturizer and im on accutane. Not bad redness

A gentle cream: With anti histamines in it might help to decrease the redness. Other ppossibilities include a little concealer. I think clinique makes them for men. I bough one for blemishes and it was fabulous because rit not only cove! ...Read more

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Which moisturizer to use while on accutane?

Which moisturizer to use while on accutane?

Non comedogenic: Any moisturizer that was found to be non comedogenic ( doesn't promote acne) should be fine ...Read more

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Please answer! what moisturizer to use while on accutane?

Please answer! what moisturizer to use while on accutane?

Non comedogenic: Any moisturizer that was found to be non comedogenic ( doesn't promote acne) should be fine ...Read more