Originally posted by thebigad: |
Hey Ceven -- and any other low dose accutane users. I'm talking about people who take 10mg to 20mg a day to keep oil at bay and control persistent acne on a long-term basis.
How long before you see acceptable results?
When will the initial breakout stop?
I took accutane at 80mg for 5 months last year. After four months my acne came back. So, I talked to my derm and for 31 days now, I'm on 20mg/day. I didn't expect to get an initial breakout at this dose - but I got one! and it sucks!
So, I want to know, when should I expect the breakout to stop. When will I see good improvement?
I have superficial acne, no cysts. I get small pustules and papules.
Someone in the same boat -- please respond!!!!
Ceven -- respond!
hey the bigbad, sorry for the late reply, i have jsut seen this post.
the second time around 10mg per day, it toom me around 2 months before no major zits formed. To this day I still get a few very very small bumps, but the derm would lauff at me if i went to them to ask for accutane
now 5-6 months into it, my face is going GREAT, though i am running out of accutane, its hard to buy accutane in australia from overseas..
dont worry bigbad... one u clear from ure second treatment... then just take 10mg per day from then on or even less.. and u will be fine.
March.02 - July 2002:- 40mg Accutane
13 Dec 02 - Current :- Started 10mg Accutane per day bought off internet privately and i am 95% clear... just red marks to fade.. no more breakouts. i may get just a small red bump every now and then