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  1. 4 years of misery finally coming to a close!
    ... Congrats. I have mild acne but am getting on accutane soon so hopefully it will clear me up. My docter is...
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  2. Alcohol and accutane
    ... Hey, I'm on my third month of accutane and my senior prom is in less than 2 months. I'll ... still be on accutane , and me and my friends have a huge mansion in the ... some weed. Does weed have any bad affects while on accutane ? I'm not a huge smoker, but I don't wanna be the only ... in April and I have drank a bit the whole time on Accutane . I get my bloodwork and everything done each month ... feedback but this is my experience wit alcohol and accutane ....
    ... Accutane itself puts stress on the liver, thats why you can...
    ... said that there is no problem with drinking while on accutane . The only problem with the combination is dehydration...
    ... to see my derm he said not to take any alcohol with accutane because of the damage it does to you liver. He said ... stop taking alcohol for awhile untill im finished accutane so i just play it safe. I still miss drinking though...
    ... The problem with alcohol and Accutane is that the liver gives first priority to processing ... alcohol. This is not usually a problem BUT Accutane , as a vitamin A derivative, is fat soluble. So, the ... longer the Accutane waits in your system to be processed, the more that ... absorbed into your fat tissues. As you keep taking Accutane , the levels build up, leading to more toxic doses...
    ... I am going to be getting on accutane when I go to my next appointment and have already ... be wrong because I do have ADD. :) Being on accutane should be fun, you no with the test and the blood...
    ... views would help. I heard that weed doesnt affect accutane , If anyone could gimme some input on this I would...
    ... I am on day 6 of accutane and drank alot last night, I feel fine. I didn't even...
    ... I am on day 6 of accutane and drank alot last night, I feel fine. I didn't even...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Apri accutane

  3. Here's An Idea....
    ... thing that i could have tried), proactiv and even accutane and nothing worked (except for accutane for the time...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  4. will derm prescribe me accutane?
    ... reason I had this derm that just wouldn't give me accutane . So I decided that's it, I know I want to be on accutane ... and that derm said his practice doesn't perscribe accutane (I was mad) but I didn't give up. Next derm I saw ... acne history and no questions asked she put me on accutane right away (after two pregnancy tests and some blood...
    ... nothing else has worked for you, then you should go on accutane . I told my derm that nothing else has worked and he...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  5. cyst question
    ... has left bad marks off where they have been. Im on accutane now and im seeing a little improvement. It would...
    ... thanks I'm on accutane too. I been on it 2 months and I'm seein little improvement...
    ... frank- hang in there with the accutane ! i'm heading into my fifth month and have only started...
    ... prednizone do? I never heard of it until i started accutane ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  6. Acne after teenage years?
    ... lotion with a 1.5% salicylic acid cleanser. i'm on accutane now, but doxycycline used to work like a miracle for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clindamycin Doxycycline accutane

  7. New 2 me.. /Accutane/need advice
    ... the house unless i have coverup on so i turned to accutane . its funny but its only been 9 days and my skin is ... anything else. -this is one for anyone who has been on accutane .. did it help at all with getting rid of marks caused ... -i also have marks one my back from picking will accutane help with that? my dermo said that i would need to ... use a cream once i'm done accutane . If you can help at all fill any of these questions...
    ... nothing! -this is one for anyone who has been on accutane .. did it help at all with getting rid of marks caused ... -i also have marks one my back from picking will accutane help with that? my dermo said that i would need to ... use a cream once i'm done accutane . quit picking! the accutane will help w/ the acne...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane Clindamycin

  8. New Derm - New Topicals (Rosac, Clenia, Retin-A Micro)
    ... and never really kept my skin clear. She mentioned Accutane , but I am not ready to go that route yet. Finally...
    ... *** is ur acne that bad that they put you on accutane ...ive went to 2 diff. derm's and both said that my ... acne isnt bad enuff to be put on accutane ...yet if they would have saw me a week later, they...
    ... GO EAGLES- I am not currently on accutane , but my dermatologist said that it is always an option ... working so far! Good luck with getting prescribed accutane ...I know that some people on the board have used it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A accutane

  9. Do-nothing method
    ... best methods is antibiotics, like tetracycline, and accutane ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tetracycline accutane

  10. Well, I finally did it, I have taken the Accutane plunge!!
    ... I am on day two of accutane and was just like you deltoro. I didn't want to go ... probably have acne well into my 40's if I didn't do the accutane (I am almost 27 and have had acne since age 11). 5...
    ... breakouts of my life and now I am on my first week of accutane . I am 24 years old and have been suffering w/ acne...
    ... just one or two right near my mouth, until i started accutane , then i got a whole bunch! very painful, and take...
    ... Good luck! Hi Enfy, I just finished my first week of accutane and I was wondering how long did it take for you to...
    ... well i just started taking accutane 10 days ago (took my 10th pill today!) i have already ... gonna fall out and thin really badly once i've been on accutane for a while... has anyone had this problem while on ... accutane ? i've heard it's not that common but how do you suppose ... everyone's experience with the way your acne was while on accutane ? (i.e., did you break out, for how long, etc.) thanks...
    ... Suzy, I am on day 81 of accutane . My hair falls out a little more then what it used ... noticable. The Doctor told me to take Biotin while on accutane , and I started doing that and it really seems to help...
    ... I am going to start accutane when I go to the docters on April 19th and I really ... them but since I have got acne im just so shy. I hope accutane will get rid of my acne and I can go back to being...
    ... I am on day 6 of accutane . So far no side affects but dry lips but that could ... bracing myself for this bad out break I guess most accutane users have. How far into it do you usually get the...
    ... take it as a directic if I needed it even while on accutane , but like I said, I didn't need it anymore so I really ... everything so it would be easy to maintain while on accutane . So I think this is it for this update! More to come...
    ... it is wonderful that you are being pro-activ about accutane . It is a serious drug with many side effects if the ... did some liver detoxes before and currently while on accutane . But, before I went on accutane, I tried it all to ... worsened after the smoothbeam. I am on my 10th week of accutane . And I am happy to say that I am seeing wonderful ... and exfoliate themselves. I was very nervous about accutane because my body is very sensitive. But, (knock on ... teeth get dry and many people develop cavaties after accutane 3. Vit E capsules 4. I wash my face with all Dr ... continue to be vigilant about your health (on and off accutane ). You ll notice you re body will appreciate it! ...
    ... almost seem we have had a parrallel journey before accutane doesn't it? I really do believe if you take care of ... so its not a big deal for me not to drink while on accutane , I guess I will be the DD for awhile! The transformation...
    ... start taking the pill before I started taking the accutane . Is seeing that prego lady and my possible cone headed...
    ... getting pregnant. Anyway if a person did get pregnant on Accutane I don't know why anyone would carry to full term and...
    ... physical relationship with someone. I am on day four of accutane , and nothing much to report. The first two days of...
    ... more balance in my diet to help my body out while on accutane . I have also noticed my bowel movements have become ... it, guess its just my bodies way of purging on the accutane . It sounds weird, but I always notice my bowel movements...
    ... make me run to the derm for drugs!! Good luck with accutane , I hope it works out for you. :)...
    ... done and she just happened to mention that she was on accutane a couple of times, I never knew she had been on it...
    ... in your scalp... as much as you have left while on accutane ....
    ... like you have to learn how to live again while on accutane ! All these small changes, things that never mattered ... sudden a big deal! I still have about 5 cyst from pre accutane that just won't go away,and they hurt like hell! So...
    ... :) Hi there glad you took the plunge. I loved the accutane and after 4 years I am going on it again and I wanted ... six months to correct it. Even after my courses of Accutane these were the things that still continued to be a...
    ... ! Let me tell you a sad story of a lovely girl on accutane that was having a stressfull work day at her transportation ... learned, stick to my strict diet, it has helped while on accutane !!! Thanks for the kind reminder about sleeping in...
    ... inflammation. I have not been doing Bikram since I started accutane , but , this week, I am testing it out. I really want...
    ... for my period, and I am a little over week two on my accutane day 18. So it is sad times for my face and I just...
    ... 12 and I must say... I have seen dramatic results. Accutane is potent stuff... but, keep doing the good things...
    ... It took 40 days on Accutane before I seen any real results. Hang in there, though...
    ... hi deltoro Did u break out from the accutane ? I will be starting in 10 days when I am back from...
    ... Hey all! Im on accutane .. or the Generic version called Claravis. Its working ... anyway... I also have really oily skin. sinse on accutane my skin has not gotten too oily at all! I LOVE IT ... months left! Im on 60 mg now. I started @ 40mg. I think accutane is great, I know there are these side effects. I think ... research on the net... I think the 1st few years of Accutane or so they had issues with women not taking the DONT...
    ... just realized something, when my face clears from the accutane , I am still going to have the live the life of an...
    ... comes up the 15th I believe- So I will be discussing Accutane with her. I cannot live this way, and I am scarring...
    ... It has been a month and it is a big job being on accutane , you have to take really good care of yourself, but...
    ... type who would take care of myself excessively on Accutane . Stocking up on the heaviest body creams, face creams...
    ... What do you think he did?" And I said, "Probably Accutane " and she replies with the ignorant statement of "I...
    ... throat! Of course I am uber paranoid that it is the accutane causing the irritation, but logically I can connect...
    ... adults mid twenties or so have the best results from accutane and the least risk of the acne returning, because...
    ... Accutane is a miracle! Of course, it will take about a month ... frightened by all the bad stuff you may hear about Accutane . I had HORRIBLE acne before going on Accutane.. it ... started drying up and going away - literally. After Accutane , my skin looked the best it has ever looked. I went ... and Shine for your lips, it works wonders while on Accutane ! Good luck - you're on the road to beautiful skin...
    ... it is a possibility that the strep is linked to the accutane . Not directly, but accutane does weaken your immune...
    ... post. I misspoke when I said it wasn't due to the accutane , sorry I forget you guys can't read my mind!!!! I ... meant it wasn't due to the accutane irritating my throat, I had already assumed the sore...
    ... Those, in general, are the best forms! But, while on accutane , it is best to support your immune system, in order ... as best as it can. I am a middle school teacher on accutane ... I am around germs all day. My school has no windows ... toxins. The oils are highly recommended while on accutane . Think about it... you are drying your body out.. ... 3 assists in counteraffecting depression caused by accutane . My vitamins do have vit A in it. I double checked ... worth a shot, if interested. My philosophy about accutane is that you NEED to be good to your body while on...
    ... scared that my acne could be hormonal... and if so, accutane probably wouldn't even help..but I don't really know...
    ... breakout. My derm told me that the first month of accutane is to get rid of the acne you have and the next five...
    ... Juici- Even if your acne is hormonal, the accutane should help. My Dr. said the hormonal acne is, usually...
    ... normally. So, something weird is going on. I think, if Accutane is offered, I might try it on a low dose..or something ... and scars. So yea- I'm probably going to end up on Accutane at any rate.. I might as well do it as soon as possible...
    ... anytime, no big deal. When I finally decided to go on accutane , I thought about it this way. I made a promise to...
    ... as well, so I'm not happy. I keep thinking about accutane , and whether or not to take it. A girl on another ... forum got a pseudotumor from Accutane , and is built similar to me. So, that gets me pretty...
    ... be the one that has a horrible side effect from the accutane , but the same could be said about your implants right ... form, so you are just in a window period, and the accutane is now in your system! God Luck to all!!...
    ... i really really really wanna go on accutane ....
    ... it just consumes me. So, you don't reccomend accutane ?? So far nothing has worked. Not retin a micro,...
    ... gives you any perspective. I would recommend trying accutane , if you feel like you want to give it a go. I am not...
    ... No I haven't but your skin is so sensetive while on accutane , this seems like it would jive with the skin issue...
    ... through, and it soooo sucks. i wouldn't recommend the accutane EXCEPT as an absolute last resort, and honey, it sounds ... although i didn't get actual cysts until i went on accutane . i thought i did, but was shown something totally ... you know it. just make sure, when you do go on the accutane , that you take extra special, really good care of ... also, i'm so sorry i said that i wouldn't recommend accutane . i didn't mean to come off like that, i just meant...
    ... feelings justice. I'm definately afraid of Accutane . I've done tons of research on it, and I Know my...
    ... loop hole in your insurance coverage, so you can get accutane covered as a treatment? such as maybe having your...
    ... is a payment assistance program for people who need accutane but can't afford it, you should check it out. ...
    ... improvement. They where worried about me being on accutane , I may be 27 but I am still their baby girl! I called ... of the recent post of people that have just started accutane and they have no idea about the drug or the sideeffects...
    ... am pleased to say that I am doing great so far with accutane . Apart from the bad razor burn when I wasn't careful...
    ... hey mike it is a combo self tanner moisturizer. On accutane you can't tan or be out in the sun for extended periods...
    ... guys! as someone who might be getting ready to go on accutane i have been reading this post and you guys seem very...
    ... an awesome find by del toro, esp for those of us on accutane cuz we can't be in the sun, and need to use tons of...
    ... for the reply. Well i found out i will be starting accutane in mid June, i have to wait b/c of my period. So its...
    ... moisturizer you will have some color. Good luck on accutane , let us know how you doing when you start!...
    ... getting worse soi figure i might as well try the accutane while im still on my medical insurance b4 im 19, after...
    ... I should add that as soon as I started accutane I stopped all topicals and put on cetaphil lotion...
    ... hey mic, how many months have you been on accutane and how's the progress coming along?...
    ... So 20 mg of accutane is enough to see good progress in your skin? I wasnt...
    ... that everyone has to take a total amount of grams of accutane for their body weight -- I forget the exact measurement...
    ... first time she had seen me since I have started my accutane treatment so I was glad she noticed some improvement...
    ... have enjoyed the madness in the thread. How has the accutane been for you? Are you seeing much progress and problems...
    ... blackheads go away. I am now almost one month into accutane and my blackheads on my chin have become more prominent...
    ... looking OK right now, still no cysts since I began accutane . I still have all these blackheads though, can't wait...
    ... much, this thread has really helped prepare me for Accutane again. I'm on the third day of my second round. ... escape the acne. I've been very hesitant to go back on Accutane again and I've been putting it off for months now ... she said was specifically formulated for people on Accutane . Has anyone tried this? I also wondered if anyone ... else has heard of Accutane causing a B12 deficiency? I'm quite excited about...
    ... will reep huge benefits and will respond better to accutane . This is why he said I was having such great results ... are on 80mg a day, you can take both pills at once, accutane is a long term working drug and it is just as effective...
    ... months, and retin a micro for 5 months). I still want accutane . It seems like since I've taken myself off 2 pills ... look alot better than it has.. I doubt I will get the Accutane once again. I just want this hell to be over with...
    ... don't know if it's a smart idea to do that while on accutane , need some advice. Thanx alot. You guys seem well ... wondering of that woulda happened even if i was off accutane . who knows, just something i wanted to say. my friend...
    ... on the safe side. As far as treating scars while on accutane I just wouldn't your skin is just too sensitive and...
    ... thats the case though then maybe its time i go on accutane . and all the best at your derm's. we're all going...
    ... happen when I get off the drug altogether? I feel like Accutane is probably inevitable. How are you feeling?? ... I'm nervous to get off of it as well. I feel like accutane might be the only thing that will help us to be clear ... certain way. I dont even know if the derm will give me accutane now, though- Because my acne is more on the mild side...
    ... fails. My derm office doesn't seem to want to give me accutane for some reason.. so We shall see how this appt goes...
    ... apparently long term usage has even more side effects than accutane . plus after some time you would build up an immunity ... then stop. if the acne comes back then i'll go on accutane . the thing is mine like your's juci aint tooo serious...
    ... type. Now, Mild acne should not be considered for accutane (i.e. having one or 2 random zits) I definately ... with acne.. Even though it is not as severe as the Accutane booklets show.. It's still awful and makes me self ... if your acne really bothers you, just try to get on Accutane if you can. Hopefully you wont need to, and neither...
    ... right? but if you see no improvement then go on accutane ....i'm really freaked out by the side effects as well...
    ... retin-a, antibiotics, etc. When my derm suggested Accutane I had a month to think about it and was so scared...
    ... first.. and the 2nd derm I went to told me no way, no accutane . Then, I cried and told her how my acne affects me ... to look like a cake face.) I'm worried about Accutane , in general, too- But I do hair, and I stand all day ... irritated hands.. So I have no idea how I will be on Accutane with my job. I don't want to have any permanent damage...
    ... derm's appoinment's on june 23rd and i'll def discuss accutane ....
    ... what to do or say at the derm. It's like.. I want accutane , but yet I don't. I wish it would just go away.....
    ... Yeah, I definately think I would benefit from Accutane . I know my acne is caused by irregular shedding of ... my skin and oiliness. Which is what accutane takes care of. (Adding exfoliation to my regimen ... irregular shedding and oil..which I think is the kind that Accutane takes care of "permanently" in most cases. (I.e. it...
    ... yours. I think I have made my choice. I am going on accutane on my next derm. appointment. I am so sick of the...
    ... sure. We talked for like 30 mins. She didn't give me accutane , though.. But I'm kind of ok with it. I kinda knew ... away. At least I know that eventually, I can take Accutane if its necessary.. She really put it into perspective ... trip. Hopefully I will get this sorted out without Accutane .. If I can't..then I hopefully can take it. I'm trying ... understands and so I think that she would give me accutane if the next couple treatments fail....
    ... im ready to Live my Life ..so maybe i should go on accutane and risk going blind, have liver damage, sleep deprived...
    ... line and send you on your way! Your are so right, accutane is there as only a last resort. I am so glad you are...
    ... have a couple cysts at a time..Nothing as bad as the accutane brochures..not even remotely close. A few months ... and hope for the best. If eventually I am offered accutane , and I feel my acne is bad enough, I will take it...
    ... reading such positive posts. and i too am gonna put accutane on hold. cause my acne really aint all that bad. i...
    ... your mind a bit. glad you've made peace with the accutane decision, it sure is a big one. took me a year to...
    ... and honest. I know that it sucks that I didnt get accutane .. but at the same time, she really does know best ... the meds out according to her standards. If I get accutane , i'll get it.. if I don't.. eh whatever. Alright...
    ... have a ton of their lip moisturizer, I used it pre accutane , I have the pots, the sticks, and the tubes! The only...
    ... helping TONS of readers. Anyway, I have 1 week left on accutane !!! woo hoo. I did 40 mg for my entire tx and I am ... becoming depressed, sore, and dry. I cruised through accutane with a mild case of dry lips. Granted I dotted all ... next 2 years. How is everyone's texture at the end of accutane tx? does it really smooth out in time? I always thought ... young age as mine, are REMARKABLE. He was right about accutane ... let's hope he is right about this, too! Have a...
    ... months? 12? i don't remember. i'm going to be on accutane for the rest of my life. guess i'll just adopt! ...
    ... there's a limit to the amount you can take while on accutane . Do you know that limit by any chance? Gracias....
    ... damage from all those cysts. Ive done two courses of accutane and both of them worked while i was on them and although ... reduces the muscle aches and stiffness that you get with accutane (i suggest that you look this up on pubmed (pubmed ... take zinc (15mg) (at a different time of day to the accutane ) this enhances the nuclear receptor binding of retinoids ... (which is where retinoids like accutane act in skin cells (or keratin cells and sebocytes ... acids at all on your face, period. 4. Take the accutane with an oil like flax seed oil (and/or evening primrose ... ), which will help the absorption of the drug ( accutane is fat soluble) and help to moisturise you skin internally...
    ... why i was wondering if we should drink green tea on accutane , cause it has a high source of vitamin A???...
    ... remember you said you knew a friend who had tried accutane before and her skin was lovely? that's great news...
    ... over her face, chest and back. after her course of accutane her skin sloughed completely off leaving her with...
    ... have enough confidence about the product. I go off accutane tomorrow. I am a little nervous. I REALLY dont want...
    ... in my chin wer GONE. Amazing! I'm so pleased with Accutane . And for those who ask if generic is not as good,...
    ... I'm in my 5th month of 40mg/day Accutane . I've had nothing but dry lips and dry eyes, but ... well worth it. I do have a question, tho, for other Accutane users. My derm said that I will be on 40mg/day (without ... but I want to get off of it asap. Anyone else on Accutane for a long period of time?...
    ... months, i'm working on 7 1/2 now, that can't help. accutane doesn't make you tired by itself, it just makes it ... heehee supermom, i am not! hey enfy, i'm on accutane indefinately, at least yer derm gave you a time frame...
    ... here; my son (age 19) is doing just fine after his accutane treatment. He started on it when he was 16. He tried ... step. We went to a dermatologist who had prescribed accutane to many of her patients. She has been in practice ... mentioned this to the Dr. and she said it was normal for accutane treatment. By the 8-10 week it was getting really...
    ... im glad to hear successful stories since i started accutane 3 days ago! wish me luck...
    ... Hey guys! this is my 4th day on accutane , im taking 20 mg and i didnt expect any dryness from...
    ... I went on accutane , and it was the only thing that got rid of my acne ... years old, and I am now 18 without acne because of accutane . Accutane really does work....
    ... it is wonderful that you are being pro-activ about accutane . It is a serious drug with many side effects if the ... did some liver detoxes before and currently while on accutane . But, before I went on accutane, I tried it all to ... worsened after the smoothbeam. I am on my 10th week of accutane . And I am happy to say that I am seeing wonderful ... and exfoliate themselves. I was very nervous about accutane because my body is very sensitive. But, (knock on ... teeth get dry and many people develop cavaties after accutane 3. Vit E capsules 4. I wash my face with all Dr ... continue to be vigilant about your health (on and off accutane ). You ll notice you re body will appreciate it! ... user but Im not sure what would work best while on accutane . There are daily detox teas that I've been looking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane Apri Retin-A Benzoyl Prozac

  11. Accutane questions
    ... Hello Kerry...how ya doin'? I will be on accutane from next week..already got the tablets but I still ... time.. totally hate it..so I have decided to give accutane a try! Thnx...
    ... Le Orignaux, Good luck with the accutane . :) I was on 40mg/day for 6 months and it was the...
    ... something like he is worried about me starting the accutane with the zoloft because of suicidal thoughts I told...
    ... day and im scared as s**t. But she showed me this accutane chart and the dosage did match up with my weight, ... cysts that hurt every time I turn my head. Hopefully accutane works for me. Does accutane leave scars and red...
    ... quickly. How long do these breakouts last for during the Accutane process? PS: Cetaphil is incredible stuff.[/FONT...
    ... your acne clear up? are u still going to go on the accutane ? I am having a bad skin week and have just been so...
    ... I am currently on week 14 of low dosage accutane . I take 40mg 3 times a week. My derm said its more...
    ... I am on day 7 of accutane , no side affects yet. My lips are a tiny bit dry but...
    ... your acne clear up? are u still going to go on the accutane ? I am having a bad skin week and have just been so ... actually tried it a few weeks back cuz I wanted to be on accutane ..it's really amazing..I believe..I had been using ... more ya think of them..the more ya stress out..but My accutane is still here...I will give myself anothermonth to ... see if I fully recover then I might not need accutane ..I'll update my process...I hope ya doin fine too...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane Zoloft

  12. Neck acne?
    ... I am on Accutane right now and everything is clear accept my neck....
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  13. Accutane= Really dry patches of skin
    ... Hey... I'm about to enter my 5th and final month of accutane . I've had this patch of skin under my bottom lip...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  14. How to reduce the pinkish marks left by acne
    ... there any creams or medications that I can take with accutane to reduce the appearance of these marks, or increase...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  15. EVERYBODY!!! Cleansers and Treatments...
    ... medicated apricot scrub. Best treatment- of course, accutane ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Apri accutane

  16. Diet advice
    ... my doctor wont even let me see a derm let alone get accutane , not that id really wanna get involved with derms ... or accutane . Im 18 and exercise a lot everyday,- so that should...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  17. Need a Good Lip Balm (Accutane)
    ... very good for dry and chapped lips im into month 2 of accutane and it still works for me....
    ... aquaphor is the way to go. I'm on my third month of accutane ....
    ... with you but it doesn't really do any good--not for accutane takers! You should get the Cetaphil for your face...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  18. Why is all my acne turning red and bleeding?
    ... Yea me too. Im on accutane . And whenever a pimple pops, it won't stop bleeding...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  19. Reddish skin
    ... I am on accutane and thus have reddish skin on face and hands (accutane...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  20. Acne problem
    ... effective and unfortuntely she wouldnt prescribe me Accutane because she doesnt feel my acne is severe enough....
    ... effective and unfortuntely she wouldnt prescribe me Accutane because she doesnt feel my acne is severe enough. ... respond to them then a derm should be putting you on accutane . Im on accutane and it has made a bit of improvement...
    ... I will say that off all the products I have used Accutane did work the best. I have been going to a spa and...
    ... You need to find a derm. that will provide you with accutane . You need to tell the derm. all the things you have ... that they did not work and you really need to demand accutane . Doxycycline worked for me along with Differin and ... told me if all of that didn't work he would put me on accutane but luckily I don't have to go that route. My acne...
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  21. *Back Acne Help*
    ... but it turned to cystic acne on my back im now on accutane month 2 and its clearing some of it up have you ever ... thought of going on accutane for it because if you catch it early it prevents cystic...
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  22. Accutane and the sun
    ... I am currently on accutane , goin into month 3. My family is making me come to ... Florida with them. I know going in the sun while on accutane is bad, but can I maybe try to get little bit of a ... got back from the caribbean and was on month 5 of accutane . My derm just told me to be careful and use sunblock...
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  23. Does Accutane Help Reduce Red Marks?
    ... can you tell me how is accutane working for you and did you have a bad initial breakout...
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  24. Derm Appt. Update
    ... months time I'm still breaking out I'll be put on accutane . Yay!...
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  25. Doxy Help!!!! :(
    ... worth a try, if the doxy's getting you. i'm on accutane now, and clindamycin lotion. how long have you been...
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  26. my type of acne...can anyone relate?
    ... was part of the cystic acne or nodular acne im on accutane for cystic acne the white bumps are painless to me...
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  27. How many of you have laid out of work (or school) because of your acne?
    ... to get rid of it. Today my dermatologist put me on accutane . I have to wait for a blood test to come back before ... I officialy start taking the accutane which should be Monday. I am going to be on a 5 month...
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  28. I hate acne! I hate my life
    ... everyone. I've tried everything. I've even been on Accutane 5 times. 5 times! And I'm 21. And I still have ... acne! My acne used to go away while I was on Accutane then come back a few months later. This used to be ... the trend; so I would just go on Accutane so I could be somewhat happy for those months. However ... , during the last 2 courses of Accutane , my acne isn't even going away anymore. Accutane ... probably going to get worse. My brother (2 courses of Accutane ) is 25 and still has acne, so I have no hope that...
    ... everyone. I've tried everything. I've even been on Accutane 5 times. 5 times! And I'm 21. And I still have ... acne! My acne used to go away while I was on Accutane then come back a few months later. This used to be ... the trend; so I would just go on Accutane so I could be somewhat happy for those months. However ... , during the last 2 courses of Accutane , my acne isn't even going away anymore. Accutane ... probably going to get worse. My brother (2 courses of Accutane ) is 25 and still has acne, so I have no hope that ... dont have cysts on my face just few pimples im on accutane at the minute into my 2nd month i suffer with depression...
    ... know its easier said than done. You know just because accutane is supposed to get rid of acne, doesnt mean it always...
    ... plenty of ppl out there mate! I will start my 1st Accutane next week.. hopefully everything will be fine on my...
    ... my acne. I just don't have hope for the future. Accutane is known as the last-chance "miracle-drug" when people...
    ... if this will work for you. Given you have been on Accutane 5 times. But I have done a lot of research on the ... research indicates that this treatment is like being on Accutane without the side effects. Plus it helps get rid of ... you posted. Plus, I know how you feel. Also, the Accutane may be causing your depression. Something to think...
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  29. accutane itchies!
    ... My arms itched a LOT when I was on accutane . I had huge red patches on the inside of my elbows ... Just be careful about the scratching....I was on accutane in the summer and would wear sleeveless shirts and...
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  30. spiro - successes and side effects?
    ... forehead. I've tried topicals, BC pills, anti-biotics, accutane (10 years ago) and now my new derm thinks that spiro...
    ... helped w/ scars, not acne) and now I am going to try accutane to see if I get a long term affect. One thing is ... keep a bottle of spiro on hand with me in case the accutane doesn't work. One other thing, when I went off...
    ... not know if I should take these also my derm gave me accutane but he wants me to really hold off and think about...
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  31. Need post accutane advice
    ... slight breakout on my forehead soon after coming off accutane but it went away fast even though I picked at it and...
    ... I've been off accutane for about 2-3 weeks now after having been on it for ... to the caribbean while I was on my last 2 weeks of accutane . I just made sure I had a hat on at all times and ... nothing damaging happened. I also stopped taking the accutane during that trip coz it was just too much to bear ... using cetaphil (cleanser and lotion) when I was on accutane so I have remained on that. The cleanser is very very...
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  32. will antibiotics work for me?
    ... much usually fine and same with my nose. I was on accutane twice and I have heard that antibiotics can work after ... being on accutane . Thanks...
    ... nothing for me so i was refered to see a derm im on accutane now hopefully it will work for me see your gp or derm...
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  33. On Accutane, but not getting better...
    ... month and a half time. i got to my fourth month of accutane and i was in despair. i was still in despair and ... almost through the six months and should be coming off accutane relativly soon and my skin looks much better, i still...
    ... tell me did everyones skin get much worse from the accutane and is yours only cystic? Thanks...
    ... skin became a whole lot worse when i started using accutane , however this is to be expected, and by the end of...
    ... hey moonlight. i too am at 4 1/2 months of accutane and am just coming out of being utterly miserable...
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  34. my Smoothbeam experience
    ... acne. P.S. I'm in the process of getting on accutane ....
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  35. Derm Appointment Tips?
    ... nothing for me he had alook and said i will give you accutane goodluck...
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  36. acne conglobata, not cystic
    ... even focused on acne, just bacteria and such...i need accutane , but my doctor wants to try this, and its wasting...
    ... even focused on acne, just bacteria and such...i need accutane , but my doctor wants to try this, and its wasting ... disorders. Others were able to do this through diet. Accutane may work though, but if it's a true hormonal disorder...
    ... anything...but I don't think you are going to get accutane after only trying one medication for a week or two ... things first...I had acne for 8 years before going on accutane ...so a few months is not going to kill you...but I...
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  37. Acne is frustrating isn't it? Plz read
    ... figure acne out, but there really is no answer. I took Accutane a little over 3 years ago and it did wonders for my ... hormonal of course. I ate whatever I wanted while on Accutane and I stayed clear throughout the course and I can ... those who are afraid to see a dermatologist or take accutane , to give it a try. I know there are a lot of horror ... stories about Accutane online, and no positive ones, but Accutane is safe ... under a doctor's supervision. I really don't buy that ' Accutane made me depressed' garbage either. Accutane doesn ... you're taking the strongest drug on the market, but Accutane doesn't chemically induce it. It's seriously all mental...
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  38. i hate this
    ... almost all topicals out there, and just got prescribed accutane . I am so scared tho because spring is comin up and ... high (from what I have read). I'm also scared that accutane won't work or that I will have to get off of it. Well ... test thursday, and hopefully i will be able to take accutane by monday really can't take the anymore...If I...
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  39. My experiment with food and acne.
    ... acne was severe, I was about to take the plunge into accutane ....
    ... didn't go back for my 2nd apt to get the pres for accutane . It would have been devestating to go through all...
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  40. my accutane miracle!
    ... I'm finally done taking my accutane . I was on it for four months and I had some really ... little side effects. did you get cysts. Cuz I am on accutane right now and I get cysts, but I am in my third month...
    ... did you get cysts. Cuz I am on accutane right now and I get cysts, but I am in my third month...
    ... made me try this. I really had no choice to be on accutane and I'm so happy for that....
    ... I'm finally done taking my accutane . I was on it for four months and I had some really ... mostly so i got refered to see a derm who put me on accutane nearly at the end of the 2nd month did all of the...
    ... Accutane was also my miracle. I've been off it for 6 months...
    ... How was it starting accutane and did your skin get worse?...
    ... How was it starting accutane and did your skin get worse? I don't know who this ... injections for the cysts I had at the time and put me on accutane (6 months @ 40 mg/day). I didn't have any initial...
    ... hear about people who have good things to say about accutane . you hear so many horror stories about it these days...
    ... hear about people who have good things to say about accutane . you hear so many horror stories about it these days...
    ... made me try this. I really had no choice to be on accutane and I'm so happy for that. I am so happy for you ... :) I hope to start accutane soon, if the blood tests go well. This was really...
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  41. sunless tanner.
    ... anyone used this product? thank you so much. I'm on accutane and i'm so pale. and i can't tan. and i'm going crazy...
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  42. About to take the plunge.
    ... with this bs for a long time now and I'm considering accutane too, I'm just sick of this up and down roller coaster...
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  43. Minocycline for acne
    ... i have tried everything, i am now almost off accutane and my acne is almost clear. minoclycline was was...
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  44. Biaxin and Azelex for Acne
    ... and if it didnt work he said I should think about Accutane . So here it is, 250mg of Biaxin (Clerythromycin) once...
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  45. surgery time
    ... forget the antibiotics and see a derm. in regard to Accutane . Acne is hard to deal with but life long scars that...
    ... to first give the antibiotics a chance then cosider Accutane to prevent scars...
    ... antibiotics and give them a chance to work. As for accutane you won't get instant results with that either, and ... he would have probably would have recommended the accutane right off the bat. Drink a lot of water, to help the...
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  46. whos cystic acne has been cured by accutane?
    ... well, while I was on accutane (only for six months) I never had a cyst... then ... gorgeous. then they all came back. I've been off accutane for 5 yrs now and my acne's back like it always was ... . accutane didn't work for me....
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  47. Please help me
    ... Hey, right now I'm currently on accutane month 2. Besides having this horrible acne, another ... I was wondering if I could have this done while on accutane . Please reply... I am desperate....
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  48. Sun while on accutane?
    ... I was wondering how much sun you can get while on accutane ? Can you lay out n try to get tan or what? What harm ... spring is here It's not a good idea to tan. Accutane increases your sensitivity to UV rays....
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  49. low dose of accutane for maintenance?
    ... ) I having been taking a maintenance dosage of accutane now for over a year. I started on the normal dose...
    ... hey undercover..where do you get your accutane ? i didn't think doctors would give prescriptions for...
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  50. does anyone here actually cured their oily skin?
    ... I'm hoping my new derm will give me very low dose accutane ......
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  51. retin-a give me some advice please
    ... shorter period of time. But using proactiv after accutane has been helping me recover and I have one zit now...
    ... I've just gotten off Accutane for maybe a little under 3 weeks now. Went to my ... anything I shouldn't be doing while on retin-a? With Accutane , I had to be so careful (no sun, no this, no that...
    ... have acne or pimples anymore (I just came off a 5 mth accutane course in feb) but I see and feel tiny skin colored ... glowing my face is- but I suspect that is the magic of accutane they are commenting on. I had the worst cystic acne...
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  52. People who know topicals...help please...
    ... and then If I continue to get cysts, Im going to do Accutane I think. Im on Doxycycline for 4 weeks as well, sO ... easily, and I hate that. I know it can happen with Accutane - but at least Id have clear skin right?...
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  53. Cystic Acne victims using Accutane...!
    ... Hey there I went on Accutane for 5 months. I had a very hard time dealing with ... people. Well, if you'd like to know anything about accutane or side effects, or have any questions, i'd be more...
    ... I have very severe cystic acne.I am currently on accutane , at the intial visit for my accutane treatment I had...
    ... salt, i had very severe cystic acne, accutane took four months to make an improvement. after that ... flaky and dry, but happy. for the most part anyway. accutane has side effects too, achy joints, loss of stamina...
    ... I am just ending my 5th month on Accutane . When I started I had horrible cystic Acne and also...
    ... of desperation (wedding was creeping up) I went on accutane for 5 months. I think I began to really notice ... like I had chicken pox. I went to 2 derms while on accutane (one just for consultation). They both mentioned that ... the accutane was taking longer to work for me than it should. ... It's been 3 months now that I've been off accutane . I'm still clear. No signs of those cystic acnes....
    ... embarrasing. But I am now in the middle of my 4th month on accutane . And loving it! I only have like 2 pimples on my...
    ... Still had clogged pores and some black heads after accutane , so doc said i shld use retin a for a while....
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  54. Accutane and Tanning
    ... paha im on my second round of accutane , and i still tan, its fine just make sure you put...
    ... willing to put up with the expense and discomfort of accutane in order to have a nice complexion should think carefully...
    ... I tried tanning after about a month or so off of accutane so I could get some type of color on me. BAD IDEA ... moisturizer on and spf if you do go out. IF you are on accutane try to avoid it....
    ... I have been off of the accutane for 4 days and just mowing the grass the other day...
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  55. can i even take accutane?
    ... also, how do ppl on accutane enjoy summer? this is too wack of a drug....
    ... derm said people do better in the summer months on accutane . I think because cold weather is drying. He didn ... think this was my daughter's best summer. She was on accutane and was very broken out. Summer is when she usually...
    ... your daughter broken out all summer? was it from the accutane and is her skin clear now. I am starting accutane ... you can tell me about your daughters experience with accutane . Thanks...
    ... the sun is what i mean by enjoy summer. this whole accutane dillema is RUINING MY LIFE. ppl come on this msgboard ... and talk bad about accutane there such a minority and they think there a majority ... t because i gurantee less then 0.05 percent of all accutane users ever will suffer badly in life due to it....
    ... Hey joey, I can say only good things about accutane . And I had microdermabrasion whilst I was still taking...
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  56. Help!
    ... This weekend I'm going to start on my accutane , and I'm a lil nervous. The derm prescribed me 80mg ... normal for my body weight (135 lb) as she showed me an accutane chart that showed this. I noticed that everyone started...
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  57. considering going on accutane,would like others imput
    ... me to see a derm and he had alook and persribed me accutane . i thought it would be worth doing if it gives me ... you have tried other antibiotics and you have failed accutane is the only 1 left to clear it up see your derm about...
    ... I went on accutane mainly for my face but also for minor stuff on my ... of your skin. It is way not fun. I had heard about accutane for years but never considered it seriously due to...
    ... cystic and did u have a bad initial breakout from accutane . I am so scared to start taking it as I filled the...
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  58. do cortisone shots cost money?
    ... spot again. They are great and have kept me off of accutane ! The pain isn't nearly as bad as the pain and discomfort...
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  59. .cystic acne
    ... day for now. o well..i thought they would give me accutane but..i guess they will if this doesnt work out. :...
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  60. Perioral dermititis
    ... around any chemicals, I finished a 4 month course of accutane about 4 months ago, and about 1 month off the accutane...
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  61. Anyone taking Whey Protein?
    ... all together about 8 months ago and while I was on accutane , I was still breaking out. So I am not sure if any...
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  62. retin-a results
    ... it just stopped working all together. Now I am on accutane ....
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  63. Minocycline hurry up this sux....
    ... as much, i suggest you think more seriously about accutane and get the guarentee of no more acne...
    ... say this on the medicine leaflet now also) As for accutane please be very careful before you make a decision...
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  64. What is cystic acne?
    ... ways of lessening swelling and preventing scarring. Accutane is most used in these cases if you have not responded...
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  65. swimming?
    ... seeing me like that i never take my shirt off but im on accutane now hopefully it will go away...
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  66. acne support inquiry
    ... acne can not be defeated unless accutane is used. id take it in a second to be happy now. but ... works or anti-biotics but its not as likely to work as accutane ....
    ... there with severe cystic acne who had success with accutane , but there also people who did not have success with...
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  67. proactiv
    ... ProActive are also kind of a hoax. Jessica Simpson used Accutane to clear her acne, and obviously most of the celebrities...
    ... Cybernick, How Did You Know That Jessica Simpson Used Accutane To Cure Her Acne? Did You Read It Somewhere Or Did...
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  68. Chapped lips treatment?
    ... OMGWTF, help me. Accutane did it, mean thing. Anyone know of any help?...
    ... i had the same problem when i was on accutane last year. i had a prescription for some lip stuff...
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  69. a good NYC dermatologist?
    ... I just want to be rid of it and am looking to get accutane prescribed. please let me know. thanks!...
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  70. Acne, when will it be over?????
    ... if the antibiotics dont work a derm might consider accutane depending on how bad your acne is and your age ive ... acne and they did not work so im on my 2nd month of accutane which is helping alot goodluck...
    ... Beyond 20 as well....still waiting.. 5 courses of Accutane , at my pace, I think I might set a record for number...
    ... Accutane is only for the oily part of the problem What Accutane does is shrinks the oil glands down to the size of...
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  71. Minocycline been like 4 days no good at all!
    ... results until maybe 1 month, maybe 2, whether you are on accutane or minocycline. Me personally, i was on accutane...
    ... First of all, Minocycline and accutane are two very different drugs...you can't even compare ... the two. I am on accutane now, but prior to that I was on minocycline for 4 ... did nothing for me. Minocycline isn't as strong as accutane is, and it does not have the same success rate, of ... drinking is a little easier on minocycline that it is on accutane . And, there is no guarantee that minocycline (or ... even accutane for that matter), will clear you...no matter how healthy...
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  72. i'm done
    ... ........i'd go to a dermatologist and try and get accutane if you have insurance If not hrm try and find a...
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  73. accutane help
    ... had a look at my back and he said i needed to go on accutane because of the risk of scarring if not treated he ... back have gone down alot the side effects i get off accutane are very dry lips dry skin bad back pain when i lie ... down i was worried about taking accutane as well but if it clears the acne and gives me myself ... the net you will find some of people who has taking accutane goodluck...
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  74. Post Accutane and Retin-A Micro
    ... are the red marks from accutane itself or is from where active acne was and it left ... but I do not want to wind up having red marks from accutane . Thanks...
    ... girlygal, I am on day 60 of Accutane . I do have redmarks, but they are not from the accutane ... marks...most of which occured prior to me going on Accutane . Actually, none of the marks I got from my initial ... months from now you will be happy with your decision of accutane . Matt...
    ... Is the initial breakout bad now that I am starting accutane tuesday my skin is clearing somewhat but I know i...
    ... My red spots were from the accutane giving me an initial breakout which sucked. But, ... way. Btw, do you guys use retin a micro after accutane ? Also, have any of you had laser therapy for scars...
    ... from my severe acne break out. I just finished my accutane course which worked beautifully. Everytime I go...
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  75. battling cystic acne
    ... took ages to get appointment but he perscribed me accutane . into my 2nd month now and some cysts on my back have ... any improvment if not you should consider going on accutane . this is the only med that clears up cystic acne but...
    ... is just regular acne and not cystic do you know if accutane will still leave red marks? Also do you know about...
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