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What are the ingredients in accutane?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: 13 cis retinoid acid

It is a synthetic deriviative of vitamin a which was first introduced in the early 80s for severe cystic acne not controllable by antibiotics.
A course of Accutane is 15-20 weeks, and needs to be repeated in about 25 per cent of peole who take it. Women of childbearing years mist be monitored form one month prior to starting Accutane to one month after finishing the course of accutane.

In brief: 13 cis retinoid acid

It is a synthetic deriviative of vitamin a which was first introduced in the early 80s for severe cystic acne not controllable by antibiotics.
A course of Accutane is 15-20 weeks, and needs to be repeated in about 25 per cent of peole who take it. Women of childbearing years mist be monitored form one month prior to starting Accutane to one month after finishing the course of accutane.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Nancy Swartz
Facial Plastic Surgery

In brief: Vitamin A

It is one of the medications in the class called retinoids, along with Retin-A and differin (adapalene). Retinoids are a form of vitamin a.

In brief: Vitamin A

It is one of the medications in the class called retinoids, along with Retin-A and differin (adapalene). Retinoids are a form of vitamin a.
Dr. Nancy Swartz
Dr. Nancy Swartz
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