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Doctor insights on: Roaccutane Effects

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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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Which are the side effects of roaccutane for a 15 year old?

Which are the side effects of roaccutane for a 15 year old?

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

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Are the side effects of roaccutane/accutane actually that bad?

Everyone: Is different but i woud say the drying effect is pretty bad for everyone. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of roaccutane or isotretinoin drug for acne?

What are the side effects of roaccutane or isotretinoin drug for acne?

Many Side-effects: This drug is highly effective for severe acne but has powerful side-effects. Those include increased skin dryness , rashes , sun-sensitivity , increases in cholesterol and triglycerides , hair loss and peeling skin. There are also concerns about worsening ibs/ us and depression. ...Read more

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What are side effects of roaccutane for acne treatment?

What are side effects of roaccutane for acne treatment?

Isotretinoin: potential side effects may include: skin rashes or infections, nosebleeds, bone or joint pain / tenderness., dry eyes w burning, redness & itching, lip inflammation & peeling of skin. Avoiding sun exposure is needed. Less common: depression, headache, suicidal ideations / attempts, nausea/ vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, visual changes. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of roaccutane for acne treatment?

What are the side effects of roaccutane for acne treatment?

Isotretinoin: potential side effects may include: skin rashes or infections, nosebleeds, bone or joint pain / tenderness., dry eyes w burning, redness & itching, lip inflammation & peeling of skin. Avoiding sun exposure is needed. Less common: depression, headache, suicidal ideations / attempts, nausea/ vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, visual changes. ...Read more

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What are the most frequently reported side- effects of Isotretinoin (Roaccutane) that persisted after its discontinuation?

What are the most frequently reported side- effects of Isotretinoin (Roaccutane) that persisted after its discontinuation?

None: Most prominent side effect is dry skin, especially lips. After a week there are no side effects. There are POSITIVE side effects persisting after it is stopped. There is little or no acne and there is an improved mood after a full course. ...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 been on roaccutane for 4 weeks. My skin has completely cleared, but I find the side effects unbearable. My derm is away, can I stop the tablets?

I have been on roaccutane for 4 weeks. My skin has completely cleared, but I find the side effects unbearable. My derm is away, can I stop the tablets?

Roaccutane therapy: If your skin has cleared, you might try reducing the number of pilss you are taking, until your dermatologist returns. ...Read more