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Still having Accutane side effects a year after stopping. Why?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Various

1) the "side effects" may have not been caused by the drug, b) vitamin a is distributed in fat and lasts for 18 months to 2 years, so some people have problems for that long fter the drug is stopped.

In brief: Various

1) the "side effects" may have not been caused by the drug, b) vitamin a is distributed in fat and lasts for 18 months to 2 years, so some people have problems for that long fter the drug is stopped.
Dr. William Walsh
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