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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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On accutane, period around 3 days late every month, but this month 1 day early. Feel something is stuck in throat/mild cramps/constipation.See doctor?

On accutane, period around 3 days late every month, but this month 1 day early. Feel something is stuck in throat/mild cramps/constipation.See doctor?

Sure, see a DR: Accutane (isotritoin) causes dry mouth. Sometimes abdominal cramps. Most likely these symptoms are viral or other cause not related to acne treatment. ...Read more

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A few times recently, I noticed blood on tissue after BM. I don't have pain, and don't see blood after that. Can accutane do this? What should I do?

A few times recently, I noticed blood on tissue after BM. I don't have pain, and don't see blood after that. Can accutane do this? What should I do?

Most likey: this is an anal fissure or hemorrhoid. Accutane should not do this. It will probably go away. See your doctor if you have chest pain, passing out, difficulty breathing, or other concerning symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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When will i see the results of taking accutane?

When will i see the results of taking accutane?

You have to finish t: You have to take the full course of Accutane which is minimum of 16 to 20 weeks. ...Read more

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How long till dry skin goes away and you can see the effects of accutane?

How long till dry skin goes away and you can see the effects of accutane?

One to three months: How long it takes for dry skin to resolve depends on the season and relative humidity. In general, the skin normalizes within one to three months. It might take as long as three months for the maximum benefits of Accutane treatment to be seen. ...Read more

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Having a blood test on monday to see if im okay to take roaccutane. Does Accutane really clear the skin?

Having a blood test on monday to see if im okay to take roaccutane. Does Accutane really clear the skin?

Accutane: Yes. According to the literature, this drug is a powerful systemic drug used to treat severe inflammatory acne. Isotretinoin is classified as a retinoid, made from a synthetic form of vitamin a. Isotretinoin has become one of the most effective treatments available for patients with severe or cystic acne. About 68-72% effective. ...Read more

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I have bad neck and back pain but I'm on Accutane. Is it worth it for me to see an orthopedic doctor or will they just suggest stopping Accutane?

I have bad neck and back pain but I'm on Accutane.  Is it worth it for me to see an orthopedic doctor or will they just suggest stopping Accutane?

Worth it: In my opinion, it would be worth it. They can examine you for other potential causes of your back and neck pain and give an opinion whether or not they feel your pain is musculoskeletal. ...Read more

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I went to a dermatologist who prescribes me Accutane for acne. I've been reading up and I think that I have rosacea, would the derm see the difference?

I went to a dermatologist who prescribes me Accutane for acne. I've been reading up and I think that I have rosacea, would the derm see the difference?

Acne: Yes, your dermatologist can tell the difference between Rosacea and Acne having spent years in medical school and then residency training. I would recommend getting a second opinion about taking Accutane which is a chemotherapy drug with potentially dangerous side effects especially in a young female. ...Read more

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I am on 80mg of Accutane a day in my 4th month and i haven't noticed much improvement and my skin isn't even dry. Is this normal in the 4th month?

I am on 80mg of Accutane a day in my 4th month and i haven't noticed much improvement and my skin isn't even dry. Is this normal in the 4th month?

Accutane: Anything is possible but don't give up hope. I have never had a failure with accutane. But you should be talking to your testing dermatologist, not to the internet! ...Read more

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