It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Acne Message Board

  • Month 2 on Accutane: Upping Dosage

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 02-03-2005, 12:59 PM   #1
    Junior Member
    Michelle2175's Avatar
    Join Date: Jan 2005
    Location: Canada
    Posts: 38
    Michelle2175 HB User
    Month 2 on Accutane: Upping Dosage

    Hey I going on month 2 of Accutane today and things are going not too bad. First month I took accutane defintely got a major initial breakout but seems to be clearing up not too bad now actually. I havn't got really dry but I find if I don't moisturize in the mornings then my face is really dry and flaky all day. I put lotion on everytime I shower so the rest of my body is still good. The other other symptoms I had was I had to get a humidifer for sleeping at night cause I found it extreme dry breathing at night and its defintely helped me. I got some headaches in the beginning (not sure if from Accutane) but don't seem to get them anymore. Starting to get a bit of back pain but not sure if its from working out or from Accutane but keeping a eye on it. Other than that things are looking good.

    I went to the doctor today and he upped my dosage from 40g once per day to 80mg on even days and 40mg on odd days. I've read that when you up your dosage that you might get another bad breakout but I am hoping for the best! I am taking pictures of each month so maybe when I feel a little more comfortable I might post them to show people my progess with Accutane.

    If anyone has any suggestions or want to let me know about symtoms when upping dosage people post and let me know!

    Sponsors Lightbulb
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    Low Dose Accutane LowTane Acne 250 02-09-2010 08:44 PM
    What are the real side effects of accutane? liquidtrip Acne 2 11-24-2007 10:14 AM
    Accutane Journal KyleDale Acne 672 07-06-2007 08:31 AM
    Well, I finally did it, I have taken the Accutane plunge!! deltoro Acne 216 11-26-2005 12:41 PM
    accutane? kta Acne 102 11-10-2004 07:20 PM
    Accutane Report - Month and a half Skeet Acne 10 03-26-2004 04:25 PM
    Breakout after one month of being off Accutane pooche Acne 2 11-20-2003 11:46 PM

    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off

    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:57 AM.

    © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!