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I was diagnosed of steatoocystoma multiplex and was placed on ro-accutane tablet for 6months but no improvement.What else can I do?
I've had recurring zits on my scalp for more than a decade. I haven't noticed any pattern to cause them. Any ideas? I take ro-accutane for them.
Need more infoi: This question is best answered by a dermatologist. I don't think that your skin problem should last so long and needs further investigation. ...Read more
I have recurring zits on my scalp. Antibiotic cream and shampoo don't work but pills do. I take ro-accutane but i don't think that's good long-term?
Limited: Your dermatologist will determine length of treatment based on your response. It is not a med you remain on long term. ...Read more
What vitamines can I take during accutane? Any would help? C? E? I know you can't take a, but the others? Thank you xx
The rest are okay: I'd urge you to get your vitamins from a balanced diet rather than a bottle. Avoid taking vitamin a itself; if your dermatologist isn't adverse to your taking a multivitamin with only a small amount of a, it would be okay. Your vitamin d can come from reasonable sun exposure. ...Read more
Pretty safe: Accutane has some issues, especially birth defects if taken while pregnant, but most of the other popularized "dangers" are significantly overblown. Still, it must be prescribed by a doctor with experience in its use, and you must join a registry (ipledge) as an added precaution against pregnancy. ...Read more
Very good: Accutane is very drug useful for treatment resistant acne. However, there are several restrictions on its use. Patients need to be fully informed prior to taking the drug and agree to using at least two forms of birth control. This drug is not for everyone and can only be prescribed by physicians specifically trained in its use. ...Read more
Depends: Its hard to say without knowing more about you. However, Accutane is an exceptional medication for treating cystic acne, with marked results seen. There are unfortunately side effects as well as monitoring to be performed, so it is best to check with your doctor to determine whether or not to start. ...Read more