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  1. Environ products
    ... It's been 2 months since I finished accutane and I'm still clear. My skin isn't as dry as it used...
    ... My skin has always been sensitive, even before accutane . I used lots of harsh cleansers that contained BP ... Differin, Clyndamycin, Brevoxyl, etc. Now that I'm off accutane , I don't want my problem skin to come back. I actually ... reinjected with cortisone. This was a problem before accutane and something accutane couldn't fix, btw). Anyway ... that but didn't have much time to look at it. Before accutane , I had bad cysts. Not bad as in all over my face...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane Differin

  2. new Accutane user...
    ... could be affecting you just on the third day. 3) Accutane does slow down the healing process (just while you ... see your dermatologist and ask him/her. I was on Accutane twice and got an initial breakout for about 2 weeks ... till I got the dry lips and skin. Good luck with Accutane ! :)...
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  3. Accutane one year report
    ... year and half a month since i finished my course of accutane . this was my first course, and knock on wood, im still ... marks. i strongly urge anybody who is skeptical of accutane s side effects to at least give it a try...this was ... now that i think about it), the aspirin mask, etc. accutane got me clear from the get go with no initial breakout ... do have mild acne but it still bothered me to take accutane because nothing worked for me. Hopefully things will...
    ... do have mild acne but it still bothered me to take accutane because nothing worked for me. Hopefully things will...
    ... tell me what your dosage was and how long you were on accutane ? Thanks....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin accutane

  4. Accutane is over..... will I ever be normal again?
    ... Accutane is a nasty thing. I hope for your sake that the clearing...
    ... one person even mentioned having more hair after accutane and using nioxin than before. god bless :)...
    ... one person even mentioned having more hair after accutane and using nioxin than before. god bless :) I ... uneven skin tone. My skin was quite oily and now off accutane , it's still oily but maybe not AS oily as it was....
    ... amazing how different people react to medication. i LOVE accutane . If i could stay on it forever - i would. my skin...
    ... and don't you find any improvement when you go off accutane , because i heard that the break outs aren't supposed...
    ... should return to normal about 4 weeks after you stop Accutane . How long has it been since you stopped?...
    ... desperately hope you recover. I am now 7 years post- accutane treatment, and I'm still left with tonnes of side ... that won't go. You could be different I hope, but accutane is dangerous stuff. Check out the roaccutane action...
    ... should return to normal about 4 weeks after you stop Accutane . How long has it been since you stopped? It's ... too. I think most of the reason is because of the accutane mixed with the dry winter weather here in maine. I...
    ... I was just wondering how long you have been off accutane for?...
    ... Well, I was on accutane five years ago and I swear to god that ever since...
    ... effects are suppose to reverse once you go off of Accutane . So I would just wait and they should get better...
    ... One of the problems with Accutane that needs to be figured out is when a person should...
    ... when they first prescribed accutane it was 16 weeks followed up by another 8 weeks if...
    ... i loved accutane as well. I had dry skin, but thats about it, a month...
    ... hear you are having these problems. When I was on Accutane , chapstick, and pretty much any of the waxy lip balms ... one. I used "Back to Basics" Coconut/Mango during my Accutane treatment, and it kept my hair and scalp nice and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane Yasmin

  5. Accutane and birth control?
    ... Accutane shouldn't make birth control less effective. In fact ... , it's encouraged for females on accutane to be on birth control for the time that they are ... on the accutane treatment. Tomarrow I have an appointment to get some...
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  6. Sick and tired of being sick and tired
    ... doesn't have. Who knows. Maybe they get to take Accutane for as long as they want to, while we "little people ... for so long and then have to get off it. Not saying Accutane is perfect, but you get what I'm saying. I think...
    ... lies about Proactive. All these stars get plenty of Accutane and facials. But genetics has a lot to do with it...
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  7. clearatlast...PLEASE respond
    ... there is anything else that you were doing (i.e taking accutane ) please list that as well, along with the type of...
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  8. accutane plus vitamin A
    ... Vitamin A to my face at night in addition to taking the Accutane pill? Any help would be greatly appreciated... THANKS...
    ... Not sure. Accutane is basically just a very high dosage of Vitamin A...
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  9. Would it hurt if I take accutane & pro active at the same time?
    ... Benzoyl Peroxide which can really dry the skin out. Accutane drys the skin and lips out very much. Using these ... red and crack. Since its only your second day on accutane I would wait and see how it goes without Proactive...
    ... Don't use proactiv when you're on Accutane . There's no need too. Like the poster above me said ... any meications either to do spot treatment. Just let Accutane do its job....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzoyl accutane

  10. At what age does acne usually go away at?
    ... cyst after cyst. I'm 25 now and clear thanks to accutane ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  11. Microdermabrasion or Laser surgery??
    ... Azedeic Acid. for my current breakouts. I was on Accutane about 2 years ago, went very well, but after about...
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  12. I Cant Believe This Out Of All Things Worked
    ... brainer. A herbalist suggested this to a lady who even accutane didn't work for her. Oh my God this flour is like...
    ... brainer. A herbalist suggested this to a lady who even accutane didn't work for her. Oh my God this flour is like...
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  13. Accutane intial breakout?
    ... progress whatsoever. I am now on the 4th month of taking accutane and my skin looks wonderful. I currently have one ... mine just happened to suck a lot. If you really think accutane is the way to go, then good luck... there's no telling...
    ... Hi, I've done accutane twice and both times I had an initial breakout about...
    ... for it though. Whether you do or don't, hopefully accutane will work for you and will be worth it in the end...
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  14. Akne-Zyme
    ... though..im am probably going to have to resort to accutane in a week or two cause nothing else has worked...
    ... yep, we tried everything before going to accutane . i used to drive her crazy. good luck to you.....
    ... yep, we tried everything before going to accutane . i used to drive her crazy. good luck to you.. ... . thanks...by the way...how did the accutane work outfor her?...
    ... thanks...by the way...how did the accutane work outfor her? She's in her 16th week and will...
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  15. What's going on Accutane??
    ... Accutane is a very confusing MED. You could be clear one week...
    ... Just to clear something up... Accutane does not "permanently clos[e] your facial pores." ... pores" you are referring to the sebaceous glands...and Accutane does not permanently close those. (It does not close...
    ... Philos is correct. Accutane does not close pores. Accutane reduces the amout of oil output from the oil glands ... in the skin. That is why your lips get dry on Accutane . No one knows exactly how Accutane works....
    ... You can expect to break out the whole time on accutane ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  16. facial cleanser?
    ... moisturizer that will not break you out while you are on accutane ? Thanks, Angela...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  17. Dry lips on Spiro??
    ... never experienced dry skin with Spiro, try taking Accutane ...now THAT drys up your lips! haha. 50 mg a day really...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  18. Acnease, does it work?
    ... sounds, your situation isn't severe enough to warrant Accutane . I would try other topicals from your derm before...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  19. RetinA Accutane dif?
    ... The difference is Accutane is pill that is taken orally and Retin A is a topical ... cream or gel. Accutane treats acne from the inside out while Retin A is applied ... to your skin. Accutane is the most effective treatment on the market for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  20. How Much Vit A is safe to take?
    ... could take without it causeing problems. I know that accutane is obviously alot of vitamin a, and accutane does ... extra vitamin a has to do some good if it works as accutane . SO, whats the most I could take and be safe? thanks...
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  21. Ortho to Yasmin Switch
    ... broke my daughter out so badly that she had to go on accutane ....
    ... same month! Then I went on Yasmin. I also started Accutane around the same time though, so I don't really know ... skin... Although I did not get an initial breakout on Accutane , and maybe the yasmin was why. Unfortunately, the ... had to switch again. I am now taking Lo/Ovral (post Accutane ) and so far, so good! Good Luck!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Spironolactone Yasmin accutane Ovral

  22. Please Read! Vitamin A Works!
    ... The vitamin A contained in Accutane is between 150,000 IU to 350,000 IU per day depending...
    ... 16,000 iu a day. Now that im done with my course of accutane ....
    ... s why nothing is helping them ... i've heard that accutane helps...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  23. who did and who didn't accutane work for?
    ... I should note that I was on Accutane twice. The second time was about 6 months after the ... for the questions: - I had oily skin before the Accutane . - I have never had a cyst. I had TONS of small ... getting acne when I was 11. The first time I went on Accutane I was 16. I went on it for 5 months and it did help ... face, chest and back. After the first time I went on Accutane , it completely cleared my chest and back (there still ... anything that worked that well, which is why I went on Accutane . I am currently using bp 10% which is working well...
    ... curiosP, I was also on accutane twice, well im still on my second treatment. i first ... would come back once i was done. I finally went on accutane just last year and finished in march 2003, i was only ... consistenly and my docter on campus put me back on accutane , ive been on my second treatment for about 5 weeks...
    ... I know accutane works differently on all individuals, but I was just ... Severe, that's the only way I would have ever taken Accutane . age you got acne and age you took accutane, ... COLOR=DarkRed]Started when I was 15, now I'm 26. Took Accutane when I was 24. and where you had acne (face, face ... something that worked amazingly well for you instead of accutane , please share that as well. [COLOR=DarkRed]That...
    ... returned? and if so, how bad is it. Man, I wonder if accutane works for anyone the first time around and lasts forever...
    ... moderate mix age you got acne and age you took accutane , along with how long the acne subsided for: acne ... beginning at age 18n- didn't take Accutane till age 26 - acne subsided for almost 2 years ... something that worked amazingly well for you instead of accutane , please share that as well: accutane worked best but...
    ... topical? I never used anything after my two courses of accutane and both times the acne came back, but not as severe...
    ... plan on going back on it once I finish this course of Accutane ....
    ... Well, I have never been on accutane and am now considering it. I have gone through countless ... comparison to now....do you think i should go for accutane .....
    ... returned? and if so, how bad is it. Man, I wonder if accutane works for anyone the first time around and lasts forever ... :) I was 95% clear for 9 months after taking Accutane . Now it's back. The big cysts aren't back yet,...
    ... Hey Amb1 you should just take accutane again, I'm on my third course now. I consider myself ... an veteran at Accutane . I really think you'll end up taking it again if you ... my acne. In the end, it was inevitable that I take Accutane . I was clear for over a year, and now the acne has ... take the chance again, so I immediately got back on Accutane asap. I dont need to tell you how depressing acne ... affects your life. Take my advice and just get on Accutane , because I really think in the end, you'll end up...
    ... Accutane calmed my acne down, but caused permanent side effects...
    ... Hey Amb1 you should just take accutane again, I'm on my third course now. I consider myself ... an veteran at Accutane . I really think you'll end up taking it again if you ... my acne. In the end, it was inevitable that I take Accutane . I was clear for over a year, and now the acne has ... take the chance again, so I immediately got back on Accutane asap. I dont need to tell you how depressing acne ... affects your life. Take my advice and just get on Accutane , because I really think in the end, you'll end up ... says that I was mentally 'instable' when I was on Accutane , crying lots and being depressed. The long-term effects...
    ... accutane avenger, I tried looking for your post to see what ... acne that you are actually considering going back on accutane , is nothing else like retin a micro or anything working...
    ... Hey Amb1 you should just take accutane again, I'm on my third course now. I consider myself ... an veteran at Accutane . I really think you'll end up taking it again if you ... my acne. In the end, it was inevitable that I take Accutane . I was clear for over a year, and now the acne has ... take the chance again, so I immediately got back on Accutane asap. I dont need to tell you how depressing acne ... affects your life. Take my advice and just get on Accutane , because I really think in the end, you'll end up ... your acne the very first time you decided to take accutane , how old were you and did/do you have extremely oily...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  24. How does bread & dairy contribute to having acne?
    ... retinoids. Topical - RetinA, Azelex, Isotrex and Oral - Accutane ! Of course, most people do things backwords. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia Glucophage Spironolactone accutane

  25. Help With A New Case Of Acne At 22
    ... I think), nothing. I have taken Claravis (generic Accutane ) but it makes my skin ridiculously dry. And I use ... insight or suggestions. Oh, and to anyone on Accutane and an antibiotic (especially if you are also taking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amoxicillin Retin-A accutane dexamethasone

  26. What type of ACNE do you have?
    ... beginning, but eventually they all stopped working. Accutane is the only other thing that has worked for me. My...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tetracycline accutane minocycline

  27. 2nd treatment with omnilux blue light and levulan
    ... works.. i have been on everything you can think minus accutane and this was my last hope before taking that final ... leap to accutane .. hope this works for me.. thanks for responding....
    ... works.. i have been on everything you can think minus accutane and this was my last hope before taking that final ... leap to accutane .. hope this works for me.. thanks for responding. ... small acne pimples, only cysts. Anyway, Ive been on accutane 4 times. I actually got off it last in December of ... started breaking out again like it always does after accutane , I was hoping that the blue-light treatments would...
    ... small acne pimples, only cysts. Anyway, Ive been on accutane 4 times. I actually got off it last in December of ... started breaking out again like it always does after accutane , I was hoping that the blue-light treatments would...
    ... encouraging. i am glad i took this route before doing the accutane . it was my last option before the accuatane since ... has experience cystic acne but are afraid to go on accutane . i really think it will change my skin.. crossing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocortisone Retin-A accutane

  28. Backpains
    ... when I first stretch it out. I am currently taking accutane right now so I think that could be it, I know it can...
    ... Yes that is a side effect of Accutane, but Accutane doesn’t dry out your bones, only your skin, lol...
    ... Yes that is a side effect of Accutane, but Accutane doesn’t dry out your bones, only your skin, lol...
    ... I have taken accutane twice -- once when I was 22 years old and then again...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  29. Accutane taken with?
    ... high fat meal. I'm not 100% sure but I think that accutane is fat soluble(sp?) So the more fat that you take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  30. cysts
    ... treat acne). If all that fails, the best thing is Accutane , which has many side effects. You should always go...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  31. Oily Skin After Accutane???
    ... It’s hard to say. What Accutane basically does is destroy your oil glands, which obviously ... oil. Many people though once they are go off of the Accutane , and their oil glands go back to normal, do experience ... This doesn’t happen immediately after going off of Accutane though, usually about 6 months to years after getting ... off of Accutane ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  32. People make fun of me
    ... who don't judge me based on the way I look. I'm on accutane right now, but I feel like my acne has scarred me...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  33. for those who've completed course of accutane, is eczema permanent?
    ... would say that eventually the itching stops. I was on accutane for a month and I got really itchy the itching continued ... for about 2 weeks after I got off accutane , but I don't itch anymore. The eczema only occurs ... because the accutane dries out your skin, which means something is happening ... to your oil glands, accutane shrinks them I think. Eventually your oil glands start...
    ... I'd say the biggest misconception is thinking that Accutane will only cause your face to become dry. Dispense ... with this notion because it isn't true. While on Accutane you should moisturize your arms and legs as well....
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  34. upcoming derm. apt
    ... lst 4 months. I need change, maybe i want to try accutane but i don't know if he willl precsribe that to me...
    ... The first time I went to the derm I was prescribed accutane . I did not say anything she looked me over and ask ... me if I had consider accutane . My jawline had many cysts on it. My cheeks and ... are much smaller than the ones I would get before accutane ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin accutane

  35. Can I Lift while i am on accutane?
    ... t change my day to day life at all after being on accutane ...that includes goingto the gym at least 3 times per ... that is very rare. I have no problem working out on Accutane (i've been on it for almost 5 months now), other than...
    ... I lifted while I on accutane and never noticed anything. I agree with Mr.Little ... muscle pain I would stop and call your doc. I know accutane can weaken you bones and stuff, but as long as you ... mess anything up. The only problem I had while on accutane , as far as exercising, is that I would get really...
    ... I was told that I couldn’t lift weights while on Accutane , but as I've heard on this board, most dermatologists ... in the hundreds. One of the (rare) side effects of Accutane is that it can raise these levels without you working ... the blood test, then he would know it’s from the Accutane , and not from me working out. If you worked out the ... would be impossible to tell if they were from the Accutane or working out. With this said though, this is an...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  36. everyone gets eczema after accutane? Please tell of your experiences
    ... It is only caused by the dry skin you get while on accutane as long as you moisturizer it really isn't that bad...
    ... i've been on accutane for about 5 months now and i just started getting ... not THAT bad, i just hoep it goes away after i'm off accutane ......
    ... I took a 6 month course of accutane and never got it....
    ... is a difference between eczema and dry skin. The Accutane does cause very dry skin, and I think people are just ... eczema, your skin is dry (the same as when you take Accutane ), but it just gets dry on its own, without any contributing ... difference between the two is that the dry skin caused by Accutane can be eliminated with regular moisturizers, while...
    ... is a difference between eczema and dry skin. The Accutane does cause very dry skin, and I think people are just ... eczema, your skin is dry (the same as when you take Accutane ), but it just gets dry on its own, without any contributing ... difference between the two is that the dry skin caused by Accutane can be eliminated with regular moisturizers, while ... pretty dry skin on my face since i started taking accutane , but after upping my dose yet again for two weeks ... eczema, which, in my case,and probably some others on accutane , was most likely caused by dry skin. I now use ... ..i'm hoping these will subside after my cycle of accutane is over......
    ... you have finished it now? Thanks. I'm still on Accutane , and will be for a little less than two more montsh...
    ... a condtion, caused by something else, hence your accutane . I've found that aloe vera lotion (@ least 85% - aloe...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  37. I want Accutane so badly
    ... possible solution before giving out a perscription for accutane ....
    ... told me before that my acne "isn't bad enough" for Accutane , but I really feel like it is. It has totally destroyed ... is bad, and I feel like I would give anything for Accutane . My next derm appointment is finally coming up ... appointment) and it is my plan to beg and plead for Accutane . I want to come out of there with assurance that I ... A, Tazorac - which usually derms put you on before Accutane , but I don't WANT those. I will not use them, I am ... don't want. Thanks for listening... You can get accutane from certain canadian and mexican online pharmacy...
    ... Ya, don't buy online perscriptions for accutane , Its sorta on its own level of side effects, I mean ... you must get blood tests every month, but ya usually accutane is only given after everything has failed, like for...
    ... that time of the month. I feel like I can't go on Accutane because I know that diet will clear me, and shouldn ... Why should I silence it's message with a heap of Accutane ?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin Retin-A accutane tazorac minocycline Tetracycline

  38. A few more accutane questions
    ... dry skin subsided pretty quickly after I went off accutane . Sometimes my eyes get a little dry but I think that...
    ... like before he started and how long has he been off accutane for?...
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  39. Anyone else have an *** for a derm
    ... horribly bad acne and I went to see the derm to get on accutane . I was told that I couldn't go on accutane because ... blood test and my liver enzymes were fine so I started accutane . I was being monitered while on accutane by my doctor ... dermatologist...she's a Physicians Assistant. Anyways the accutane worked like a dream. I noticed I had fewer and fewer ... clearing up real nicely. But then about a month into accutane the derm or PA sees that my liver enzymes are SLIGHTLY ... elevated...she tells me I should stop taking accutane , while the doctor tells me I'm fine and I should stay ... acne was so bad that I should NOT be going on and off accutane because it wouldn't be as effective. I was so pissed ... SLIGHTLY elevated. Well anyways I had to get off accutane which was a mistake because about 2 weeks after I ... The doctor agrees with me that I need to stay on the accutane for the treatment to be effective. This whole ... got me so pissed off because I was doing so well on accutane and then the derm just rips me off of it not caring...
    ... to be worth the wait. Anyways, the guy puts me on Accutane without warning me about any of the serious side effects ... do and as you probably know can be dangerous since Accutane can cause some people to become suicidal while taking ... have been experiencing serious health problems, (the Accutane has done absolutly nothing for my skin btw) and the ... wit who hadn't even been informed that I had been on Accutane and has no idea what do do next. She basically just...
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  40. Some accutane questions!
    ... Ok I've been on accutane for a while and I can answer some of your questions ... face clearing about 3 weeks - month while I was on accutane . 3) My oiliness went down about 2-3 weeks into ... different. 5) Some of the MAJOR side effects of accutane are swelling of the brain, blindness, liver problems ... looked pretty much the same as it did before I started accutane , after about a month it looked better and better. ... t know if your acne will come back after you go on accutane , it might and it might not. Accutane is not a permanent ... grow out of the acne. For some people 1 course of accutane will clear you up, for others it may take several...
    ... it may come back with a vegence, no guarentees with accutane ...
    ... KTA- I am so happy that you're finally getting accutane ! It's really fantastic to finally have your skin ... marks from old blemishes. I hope ALL of us on accutane have clear skin for like once we get off the drug ... the derm told me that I only have two months left on Accutane . Good luck with your treatment! Let us all know...
    ... Oh, and one more question: Is accutane a 5 or 6 month course. I'm going to take it for 5 ... more advice, because I don't know what to expect with accutane . Thank you so much!...
    ... made up that 1 in a million have liver problems with Accutane . Because all derms are required to monitor liver ... function for all Accutane users. That indicates more than a 1 in a million chance...
    ... made up that 1 in a million have liver problems with Accutane . Because all derms are required to monitor liver ... function for all Accutane users. That indicates more than a 1 in a million chance ... emphasizing the fact that the more serious side effects of accutane don't happen to everyone. They are EXTREMELY rare...
    ... guess you have searched the various websites regarding Accutane . Many scientists say it should be banned as too dangerous...
    ... guess you have searched the various websites regarding Accutane . Many scientists say it should be banned as too dangerous ... . openseason, have you ever taken accutane ? I would like to know what it did to you to make you ... acne then I would do it in a heartbeat. That's where accutane comes in. I have suffered all these years with this ... acne and it's tearing me apart. The benefits of accutane far outweigh the risks as far as I'm concerned....
    ... Either Estrostep, along with Retin-A and Benzaclin or ACCUTANE ! Finally, after 3 years of doctors telling me that ... bit, because for some reason, she wants me to start accutane on the second day of my period. Anyone know why? Oh ... to talk to my pediatrician before she lets me take accutane . He's a friend of hers and he's been my doctor FOREVER ... anxious you must feel!! I took a 6 month course of Accutane , so I will try to answer your questions... 1 ... ) Why does my derm want me to start accutane on the second day of my period? I think they do ... long until my acne starts clearing up while I'm on accutane ? 3) How long until the oil reduces? It really ... 4) What are some good products to use while I'm on accutane ? (like face washes, lotions, lip balms, etc.) I ... would suggest using gentle products on Accutane . I used Obagi gentle foaming cleanser and Cetephil ... side effects whatsoever. I know there are a lot of Accutane horror stories out there, so I count myself very lucky ... friends and family members who have done a course of Accutane , and had no problems. You will be warned ahead of ... 7) Will my acne come back after I'm done with accutane ?? Well, that too, is a tough one! For some people ... and often treatments that were inneffective prior to Accutane will work a lot better. My Doctor said she thinks ... of acne prior to treatment and the patients age on Accutane as well as the total dosage recieved play a big role...
    ... can't answer your first quesiton. But I have done accutane twice. Both times i had an initial breakout and from...
    ... know what kind of face products you used while on accutane along with your experiences...etc. Sorry, I feel like...
    ... past posts, that will help you. There are numerous accutane posts....
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane Benzac Estrostep Retin-A benzaclin

  41. Cholesterol and accutane
    ... I am currently on accutane as well... I have been on it before too. I would recommend...
    ... Is dinking on Accutane really bad? The last time i was on accutane I drank...
    ... Is dinking on Accutane really bad? The last time i was on accutane I drank ... colors. The reason they tell you not to dirnk on Accutane is because you're putting two major stresses on your ... liver. Think of it as taking accutane doing the equivalent on your liver as moderately dirnking ... drink, it's just added tot he bad affects casues by accutane AND alcohol, so you're doing double the damage you ... would if you drank without taking accutane . I drink once in a while on accutane, but i've...
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  42. Amnesteem
    ... of Amnesteem. Amnesteem is the generic version of Accutane . I have actually been on Accutane twice before this ... they would probably wonder why I am even considering accutane . However, being a veteran at this, I dont want to ... all the acne does come back and I am forced to take Accutane again. Everyone on this board knows how it can affect ... clear me up. If anyone is wondering how I got the accutane , its because my dad is a doctor. Lucky me huh, I just ... stuff, i've taken a lot of stuff and realized that Accutane is usually the answer. Please dont give me **** if...
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  43. My Accutane Journal!!
    ... sorta wanna feel the side affects just to know the accutane is working. This is my last shot at beating acne....
    ... Hi arc! I started 40mg of accutane on the same date that you did.... So far I had one ... . about 5 spots on my chin. Right now a week into accutane , I have NO dryness and no active acne spots. I do...
    ... Thats great to hear that your on accutane also... Its been almost 3 weeks now for me but i've...
    ... Hi, Im on day 12 of accutane , and my face i feel is getting better. Im taking every ... the updates everyone. =) Ive been reading alot about accutane because i am so scared being on this stuff, so many...
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  44. doxy and benzaclin
    ... how long I should give it. im really contemplating accutane if this stuff doesnt work soon....
    ... how long I should give it. im really contemplating accutane if this stuff doesnt work soon. i was on doxycycline ... morning and differin at night, i got worse. im now on accutane . dont be scared of it , just go on it, ive only been...
    ... how long I should give it. im really contemplating accutane if this stuff doesnt work soon....
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  45. Oil problem
    ... get a bad out break of pimples just like you started accutane . Then your excess oil dries up. I started taking ... learned that some people claim it works as good as accutane with no bad side effects. I stopped too soon, because...
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  46. What to say?
    ... grease! So the point of this thread is to say: I WANT ACCUTANE ! I go to the derm tomorrow and I want to know exactly ... what to say to her to convince her that accutane is the way to go. I have tried tazorac, differen,...
    ... I haven't had a date since like forever. I start accutane tommorow so ya! I hope this is it, and keep your head...
    ... don't tell your derm that you are depressed. Because Accutane has been linked, inconclusively I might add, with ... if for whatever reason she won't, go to a new derm. Accutane is a last resort drug and it sounds like you have...
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  47. The Resolution to an Unpleasant Chapter of My illustrious Life
    ... and confidence in me. She recommended that I take Accutane and then undergo SmoothBeam laser treatments but she ... advice and then proceeded with my first course of Accutane . After my blood test results came back, she told me ... and weigh around 150 pounds. I was to take 30 mg of Accutane every day for a period of 5 months. She told me to...
    ... First off, let me say that Accutane worked for me. Oh boy, it really did a piece of WORK ... everyone on the board were going 120 mg (Some whacked up Accutane -dude on his 3rd course?) a day or 50 mg/day or increasing...
    ... read that laser surgery should only done after an Accutane patient has been off Accutane for at least 6 months ... and the patients that went on the Smooth Beam during Accutane treatment didn’t suffer from any complications. ... was surprised as from my very visible reaction to Accutane earlier, she thought Accutane would have a impact ... decided to NOT undergo the smooth beam and follow the Accutane website’s warnings. Then this conversation changed...
    ... not too ex. another thing, u mentioned u took accutane . u mean SAF paid for all the medicine? or did u pay...
    ... Yes the SAF paid for my Accutane course as they well should since they are monopolising ... I do not know whether the SAF is still paying for Accutane though they probably still are. And yes you can make...
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  48. supplementation while on accutane?
    ... do any of you that are on accutane use other supplements also such as vitamin C? if...
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  49. Accutane users ... please help with cleansers
    ... As for what moisturizer to get while on Accutane , you can really get anything you want. You face will ... get one that doesn’t contain medication. While on Accutane , you shouldn’t really use any medicated products...
    ... t seem to find the post. Anyway, I am on 40mg of Accutane , 1 per day and I wanted to find a good regiment for ... 40mg of Amnesteem , which is the generic version of accutane . BUY CETAPHIL FACE WASH (BLUE LABEL) AND CETAPHIL...
    ... 40mg of Amnesteem , which is the generic version of accutane . BUY CETAPHIL FACE WASH (BLUE LABEL) AND CETAPHIL...
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  50. Has anyone used Murad?
    ... working either... Just got a phamplet and might start accutane soon so ya, hope that'll solve it...
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  51. What Is The Success Rate Of Minocycline??
    ... as when Mino use to work. Im making my derm gimmie accutane next time I see em....
    ... BE CAREFULE WITH THE ACCUTANE BENCHPOWER. I HAVEN'T USED IT, BUT READING ABOUT IT...
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  52. My Retin A Micro Journal
    ... think...maybe herbal approch, if that doesnt work then accutane ...
    ... didnt work for me, so after 12 weeks, i am starting accutane , this is my first day. keep me posted thjo...
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  53. Finnaly.... A new hope
    ... weeks for results, but I just think that if i start Accutane , its a guarantee. I mean I can't live like this hiding ... have some questions that i hope anyone who has taken accutane can help with Does it take the whole 5 months to ... Will i really get thinner hair? Would you say that accutane can cure every1?...
    ... hydrated. My derm has had 100% success rate with accutane and she presribes it to nearly everyone. Goddluck...
    ... Ya i am really looking forward to this... I think accutane is my last hope you know... Its like where can i go...
    ... pretty bad acne 22 days ago, but now, after 22 days of accutane , my skin is looking the best it has in 3 years. Accutane ... use acne medicines, and maybe even another course of accutane . Good luck to you, I hope it works well. It has...
    ... Is it true that if you get pregnant while taking Accutane ...then you will have to have an abortion? Someone ... since I want another child I have steared clear of accutane . Does anyone know for sure?...
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  54. Accutane questoin thread
    ... I have been on accutane for exactly 3 weeks now, and all the red blochyness...
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  55. my derm. refuses to prescribe me accutane
    ... cystic lesions for him to be able to prescribe me accutane . he even showed me a pic of the amount/type of acne ... that warranted accutane . and i can tell you that 99% of people getting the ... s a bunch of BS cause my previous derm. prescribed accutane to me and i did have cystic acne.... i want to have ... won't due to the tighter restrictions on prescribing accutane . the FDA is reigning the drug in and taking over ... effects it's causing... he can no longer prescribe accutane to most acne sufferers. :) any suggestions...
    ... scenarios, but there not all like that. I was on Accutane twice and I've never gotten a cyst in my life. Also...
    ... agree with the derm. Even though I haven't taken it, Accutane has to many serious side effects....
    ... agree with the derm. Even though I haven't taken it, Accutane has to many serious side effects.You CANT say anything ... you have never taken it. Accutane has been the best thing that has happened to me in ... SOOOO long. People who fear accutane can live with there oilyness and cysts. Im on day...
    ... You CANT say anything you have never taken it. Accutane has been the best thing that has happened to me in ... SOOOO long. People who fear accutane can live with there oilyness and cysts. Im on day...
    ... .. and people take advantage of that. i did take accutane before and i know what to expect...plus, my lipid ... scenarios, but there not all like that. I was on Accutane twice and I've never gotten a cyst in my life. Also...
    ... generation). i think he's very rude overall besides the accutane thing... he was always rushing me in the room during...
    ... Accutane has liver and mental health side effects, plus hair ... are saying that the side effects are so serious that accutane should be taken off the market....
    ... DO NOT buy accutane on-line, this a powerful drug which needs to be monitored ... defects are horrible of a child conceived while taking accutane . This drug has so many side-effects that doctors...
    ... I only had mild acne and mine encouraged me to use accutane ... and it has worked out wonderfully for me....
    ... bad enough, and also that it wasn't cystic and that Accutane is only for cystic acne. Well if he'd bothered to ... definitely relate. I have daydreamed about ordering Accutane online as well, but I know that it is unsafe to do ... coming from. I know people who have been prescribed Accutane and their acne is MILD... mine looks horrible compared ... depends on the derm/doctor. If mine doesn't give me Accutane next week, I am switching derms asap....
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  56. What should I do?
    ... excellent cleanser for individuals with acne who are on Accutane or using other harsh topicals. It will gently cleanse...
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  57. should i still use
    ... i have red marks and not scars also i started accutane today so can i still use acne pads or fash washes...
    ... I'm not sure about the Accutane question, but scar treatments are not for red marks...
    ... With Accutane , you can use face washers, but just make sure that...
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  58. What can I eat? Sweetjade?
    ... dermatologist today and he's ready to prescribe me Accutane . After reviewing the side effects though, I'm freaked ... it's message not be squealched silent by a dose of Accutane ? I need help, I have no self-control when it comes ... sugar/flour so I can just go on a topical and not take Accutane . Here are my issues: 1) It's convienent. What...
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  59. At my lowest point for years
    ... ve tried and done most everything. i haven't used accutane or mino yet. i have mild acne as well. i am trying...
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  60. Whats the best Moisturizer?
    ... are these moisturizers good to use while on accutane ?...
    ... Any moisturizer is good to use while on Accutane , except moisturizers that contain alcohol or AHA's...
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  61. How many different RX's have we taken???
    ... amount of time and then I was back to square one. Accutane cleared me (and I'm hoping it'll last for a heck of...
    ... Ditto to what Bostongirl said, only Accutane proved to be a temporary fix and I am back to square...
    ... Just curious--How long has it been since you finished Accutane ? And you say you're still clear? :)...
    ... Just curious--How long has it been since you finished Accutane ? And you say you're still clear? :) Amb, ... used to suffer with for months on end. :) You said accutane was a temporary fix for you. How long after you went...
    ... used to suffer with for months on end. :) You said accutane was a temporary fix for you. How long after you went...
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  62. ----Accutane relapse and frustrations with derms---
    ... understand that must be very frustrating. I haven't used Accutane because I am scared of it. Are you on a birth conrol...
    ... perhaps there are other options (that don't involve accutane ) that your current dermatologist hasn't thought of...
    ... else he can do for me, besides a second course of accutane . That's always nice for the moral. So in one breath ... he's telling me that Accutane will be the best thing since sliced bread, then in...
    ... skin was at it's worst, neither derm would give me accutane , so I just try to take care of my skin myself, and...
    ... I have had it face and body, but what pushed me to Accutane was severe cystic acne all over my face. ANd yes, ... it was very oily. I thought that Accutane really did it for me. I really thought that this was ... For those anyone who has had a relapse after taking Accutane , what have you done?...
    ... people who have had relapses do another course of accutane :) Acne Sucks!!!!...
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  63. Just saw a pro-active info-mercial
    ... daughter should get on pro-active after she comes off the accutane . How does everyone feel about pro-active. Also...
    ... it than when I started. :( I have never taken Accutane , but I would suggest that for maintenance she try...
    ... cheaper. As for what you daughter should go on after Accutane is hard to since, since it would depend on how her...
    ... these days. Do you think Jessica Simpson still uses accutane ? She's definately doing something that works. She ... somewhere that some derms suggest using this after accutane . I aslo read somewhere that it makes a big difference...
    ... moisturizer with lactic acid in each. I used that before Accutane and will probably go back to it when I'm done. It ... made for "adult" skin that 's less oily (like post accutane skin is). It doesn't dry your face out, it just makes ... it clean. I really liked it before accutane . It cleared up everything (except the ugly cysts...
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  64. 2 months on accutane, what now?
    ... on previous pimple marks. I wouldnt worry give the accutane some more time. All of mine went away with time....
    ... You just have to wait it out. Accutane will always work, it just depends to what extent....
    ... You just have to wait it out. Accutane will always work, it just depends to what extent. ... get better. My derm has had 100% success rate with accutane and she presribes to most everyone....
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  65. accutane
    ... Does anyone know if the generic accutane works as well as the original? My doctor says I can...
    ... not have health insurance? I pay $15 each month for accutane no matter what the dosage and amount are....
    ... cheaper than $60 a month, and would cover most of the Accutane . I don’t really know though, but it could be something...
    ... prescriptions I get are pretty cheap but for some reason accutane is expensive. I think my insurance just doesn't pay...
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  66. Complete Depression
    ... Have you been on Accutane ?...
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  67. A question about oil...
    ... pool around my pores. The only thing that worked was accutane im on it now almost on my 3rd month. Retin A topical ... you have lots of oil and acne ask your derm about accutane ....
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  68. When should I quit retin-a? (it's been 12 and a half weeks)
    ... still far from clear. Should I quit and try to get accutane ? Or since i've seen some improvement, should I stick...
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  69. WHY we get acne...Interested???
    ... no one knows why we have acne" "no one knows how accutane works, it just does" "there is no connection between ... of Trans Fats, etc Anti-androgens - Retinoids ( accutane , retinA, Isoterx, azelex), Estrogen, Spironolactone...
    ... initiate sebum production...after all, this is why Accutane an antiandrogen/DHT inhibitor is "the biggest advancement...
    ... Well nothing cured my acne and I think Accutane has too many permanent negative side effects. You...
    ... Well nothing cured my acne and I think Accutane has too many permanent negative side effects. You...
    ... and do everything that they tell you to do, except accutane I guess, and where did it get you? You still have...
    ... of Trans Fats, etc Anti-androgens - Retinoids ( accutane , retinA, Isoterx, azelex), Estrogen, Spironolactone...
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  70. I look 10 years older than what I am thanks to my acne
    ... minerals, and herbs. My next steps are trying for accutane and/or laser surgery. I know the risks of accutane...
    ... if I looked older, instead of gawky! Rpav- the accutane is so worth it-side effects and all! It's awesome ... one pimple, which doesn't happen very often. Before accutane , I had bad skin days almost everyday and that meant...
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  71. How bad is the initial breakout from birth control pills?
    ... and worse until she quit in month 4 when she started accutane . It got really bad. We didn't want to stick around...
    ... .. I don't know what other options I have left. Accutane is a no says the derm - I went on it once already...
    ... .. I don't know what other options I have left. Accutane is a no says the derm - I went on it once already...
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  72. Skipping day of accutane
    ... Skipping a day of Accutane won’t do anything at all. Don’t even worry about...
    ... ya accutane has a 90 hour long half life I believe? or it might...
    ... I was on Accutane for about a month and I got a liver enzyme test done ... it was, which sucks because I was doing so well on Accutane . Anyways I don't think my elevated liver enzymes ... is related to Accutane , because they were elevated a week before I started ... Accutane. I'm hoping to get back on Accutane and finish my course, but I have to see a gastro Interologi...
    ... pharmacist said I didn't have anything to worry about. Accutane stays in your system for a while after you stop taking...
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  73. Smoothbeam Laser Treatment?
    ... out really bad after my 3rd treatment and now I'm on accutane ....
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  74. How does Differin work?
    ... to stop acne? I've heard that it is like a topical accutane ? I don't know if that's true. Why does it take 12...
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  75. First Appointment
    ... appt the first thing she said was if I had considered accutane . I was like hell ya. So I started the day after...
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