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Isotretinoin -- any bad side effects?
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Dr. Carolyn Quist
Gynecology
In brief: Potentially
Can cause depression, change in sleep or mood, sudden numbness or weakness on one side of the body, changes in vision, hearing, seizures, pain in stomach, severe diarrhea, flu-like symptoms, joint or bone aches, severe rash.
There are other minor side effects. You should discuss this with the doctor before ever taking the medication.

In brief: Potentially
Can cause depression, change in sleep or mood, sudden numbness or weakness on one side of the body, changes in vision, hearing, seizures, pain in stomach, severe diarrhea, flu-like symptoms, joint or bone aches, severe rash.
There are other minor side effects. You should discuss this with the doctor before ever taking the medication.
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