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  1. Holy crap thats scary
    ... went to the roche website and read all they had on accutane . Permanent vision problems, hearing loss, and internal...
    ... I took accutane for over a year and the only side effect I ever had...
    ... Hmm, i've heard nothing but bad news from people on accutane , a friend of a friend of mine had to have a throat...
    ... blood tests every month and talk to your doctor. Accutane is a miracle drug in my opinion....
    ... Just wanted to mention: I have been taking accutane as a maintenance dose for about 3 - 4 years now. ... directly for acne. I have lupus and retenoids such as accutane are used in the treatment of this and other types ... and kill you too.......again no pill . So remember, accutane is a terribly strong pill with possible side effects ... perspective. For the people who "would NEVER go on accutane "....some of them would have no problem smoking or...
    ... Florida and his parents are claiming it was all from Accutane . Another kid killed himself and his parents are suing ... b/c it was all from accutane . Who knows? Maybe these people just want someone...
    ... accutane caused me to lose a good bit of hair, gave me permanant ... another dose and that is entirely out of the question. accutane should be destroyed....
    ... I do completely agree that accutane is a very POTENT drug and one has to weigh the risks ... bad for the people with the awful side effects from accutane , and I pray that I don't become one of them,...It...
    ... I won't touch accutane because I have very mild acne and am afraid it will ... 1/10000 person to have a horrible side effect from accutane ....
    ... I took Accutane back in the 80's and tried it a second tim in the ... experiencing worsening of my vision. The problem with Accutane is that it hasn't been around that long therefore ... are still relatively unknown. My opinion is that Accutane should only be used in severe cystic acne that is ... also should be a way of tracking those who were early Accutane users to monitor for side effects....
    ... destroyed. To everyone whose lives have been disrupted by Accutane you have my sympathy, but at the same time will have ... my dermatologist told me about a very potent drug, Accutane . For the past 2 years my face has been almost completely ... clear, and I owe it all to Accutane . Good for some, bad for some, that's why they usually...
    ... is 1 in 10,000 chance of having a bad reaction to Accutane . People play the lottery thinking they will win and...
    ... Permanent VISION LOSS,(got my FIRST GLASSES TOGETHER WITH ACCUTANE !) and it's getting worst year after year. Dry eyes...
    ... My brother was on accutane back in 1998 for a 5 month round. He told me that ... That alone will be the reason I will never go on Accutane . We're in the same gene pool so it's possible that ... in any way. It's a win or lose situation and every Accutane taker takes those risks. It could be good or it could...
    ... your mind. People that are extremely paranoid of accutane could be given sugar pills told it was accutane. ... vision problems and ringing in my ears... is it the accutane ? Well sure that's easy to say. Or maybe it's the ... ears blasted out for over an hour. So I mean blame accutane for all your health/mental problems, or maybe actually ... give it some thought, just MAYBE it isn't the accutane and it's something else....
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  2. I have real scars.......
    ... indentations on my face after a 6 month course of accutane . I have now been off accutane for 6 months and have...
    ... most importantly take some fatty acids internally, accutane dries out the skin and when the skin is lacking moisture...
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  3. Tiredofthisall, how did the accutane work for you?
    ... I went on accutane for six months. Six months later I am still clear...
    ... I was on Accutane for about 2 months, but they made me stop taking it...
    ... set.. I really suggest you talk to your derm about accutane and see how he/she feels, and let him/her know how...
    ... actually yelled at me, that he does not prescribe accutane , because of side effects and that my acne was not ... prescribed...it looks even worse and redder! But I guess accutane is the answer... Has anyone experienced hair loss...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane Benzac Differin

  4. Accutane stuff again
    ... I just got accutane yesterday and I asked my derm about alcohol and he...
    ... Sometimes my joints get a little stiff from the accutane , but if that happens to you, i'm sure you'll know...
    ... I drink too and Im on accutane , but im not sure why I do drink. im paying so much ... for this accutane and going through all the hassle of side effects for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  5. Im leaving this board for a week
    ... all the things i used to do.. Im on my 3rd month of accutane and im supposed to be clearing... I would like you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  6. Moisturising without....
    ... ...moisturisers. I'm on accutane and so have dry skin but it also looks very dull....
    ... prescription meds(myself included although I am not on accutane ) May I ask what your dermatologist has recommended ... to combat the dryness associated with Accutane ? I do recall a poster here who was studying to be ... want to research it.....also don't know about the accutane and jojoba combo. Maybe someone else has input on...
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  7. Can you use.....
    ... ... accutane and aloe-vera gel at the same time? I've been on accutane...
    ... face. Only time will do that, and since you are on Accutane , you need to MOISTURIZE, not use anything that will ... dry you up more. Let the Accutane do it's thing and eventually your skin will take care...
    ... i agree with forcefed, i am on accutane and have used aloe vera a few times and all it does...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  8. how dry will 1 accutane make my lips?
    ... I was on accutane for 4 months about 14 years ago. I don't remember...
    ... TiredOfThisAll, Does Accutane make the skin on your other parts of the body extremely...
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  9. Does anything work?
    ... Why dont you try out accutane ?...
    ... it. He's got me coming every 4 weeks. I'm not on accutane , my skin isn't THAT bad, and there is very little...
    ... thing that ever freed me was the absoluteley god sent accutane , which after one year after treatment gave me perfect...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  10. Accutane and B-5?
    ... supposed to take high doses of any other vitamin while on accutane just as a precaution. Maybe since you've been on ... could just stop it a few days before starting the accutane . L :)...
    ... It won't eliminate it though. So I am gonna start Accutane as soon as I can. Thx. for the info, So if I stop ... a few days before with the B-5. Then start Accutane , I should be ok?...
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  11. Weird
    ... been on everything you can name i think.. including accutane which worked miracles for my skin.. temporary of course...
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  12. need advice: Yasmin, Diane35 or Tri-Cyclene (acne and weight gain? side effects?)
    ... etc etc all the topical creams and then i went on accutane . it cleared my skin incredibly and it has been clear...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin Yasmin accutane

  13. Accutane and lifting wieghts
    ... sufferered acne for a few years and he wanted to go on accutane , he went on accutane for 6 months, and he did not ... however, his acne did clear. i do not advise taking accutane if u are worried about your strength, as he wishes...
    ... yup I just finished Accutane .. and the whole time on it I trained in the gym. ...
    ... you work out regularily. I had to stop taking the accutane because my Ck count shot up to 1341...which is pretty...
    ... kinase). It's extremely rare to have to stop taking accutane because of it. Basically, if there is a high CK count ... most likely a factor of my own stupidity rather than accutane . See, I forgot to tell my doctor that I was still ... could have been a fluke of some sort. I didn't pursue accutane much further because my acne was never that bad to...
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  14. Never even got a chance.
    ... really ready to give up and just go back to taking the accutane 5 days per week. This is the only way I stay remotely ... clear. I just want to so bad eliminate the accutane from my life. I've done fine on it, but I really...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin accutane tazorac

  15. Egg Yolks
    ... Every acne treatment has messed people up, including accutane , b5, antibiotics, topicals and otc products. ---...
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  16. Will tazorac "exfoliate the skin"??
    ... week when I ovulate. My derm said that Tazorac is Accutane only its topical. So it is very similar to Retin-a...
    ... off...and yeah he said it was the topical version of Accutane pretty much...so far i've used it for three weeks...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A accutane tazorac Doxycycline

  17. *Adkins diet and my Acne*
    ... i am almost 28) Anyway i have tried it all. except accutane and spiro. I am not overweight, however wanted to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  18. What is SPIRO and does it work for the so called hormonal acne?
    ... it? A birth control, or some antibiotic similar to accutane ? How long do you take it? ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  19. What could this be?
    ... it... correction: i dont have it now that im on accutane ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  20. How do I get my derm to get me on accutane?
    ... recently got a new derm who will be prescribing me Accutane . I've tried everything else! I'm not in your area...
    ... recently got a new derm who will be prescribing me Accutane . I've tried everything else! I'm not in your area...
    ... have their patients try other meds before prescribing accutane . accutane is used as a last resort "cure" because ... list them or tell him which ones, tell him you want accutane , he/she should give in. ...
    ... pills i think)... so shes like "well, you can try accutane " and that was that...
    ... course of treatment is going to get you anywhere good. Accutane is VERY SERIOUS and should never be taken lightly ... explore other options before you push so hard for accutane . Trust me, I know where you are coming from, as I ... been on Minocycline 3 times. The next step for me is Accutane , which I really wish I didn't have to take. I am...
    ... he then said; if those don't work; we'll see about accutane . I said, "Look, I don't feel like playing the guinea...
    ... understand that for reasons, u might not be able to go on Accutane , how do you know the exact reason you cant go on it ... you need to have blood tests taken before going on Accutane , if your blood pressure, cholestorol, and liver function ... etc is not suited to Accutane , these are probably the reasons as to why. Because ... Accutane can raise these levels to a dangerous high and could ... question him more as to the actual reasons why he says accutane is "not for u". Each month on Accutane you are required ... work, and then maybe he will resort to putting you on Accutane . Best of luck....
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane minocycline Tetracycline

  21. Upping Accutane Question
    ... have learned from this board is that when it comes to Accutane (or just about any acne treatment), every individual ... is different! Some people clear up immediately on Accutane , some need all five months, some have initial breakouts ... advice to you: unless you have severe problems with Accutane , just stick with it. My daughter had her dosage upped ... four months, and she even needed an extra month on Accutane , but it has been worth it. Her face is almost completely...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  22. Accutane and Dry Eye
    ... eye. Is this possible? He said the dry eye effect of Accutane is not common and that we should be looking else where...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  23. please reply amnesteem
    ... weeks ago, i posted that my insurance didn't cover accutane . Now they saw they will cover amnesteem, and i wanted ... knowledge. I heard that the only thing different is accutane has different inactive ingridents, is it true? What ... is the success rate of amnesteem compared to accutane ? I've heard that both cause bone aches, should i not...
    ... another thing i wanted to know how much accutane costs in your area? in cali it cost around 650? i...
    ... amnesteem is the same thing as accutane , just the generic brand. i use it. same side effects...
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  24. post accutane
    ... for the air force in May, U.S. military has rules on accutane use, where you have to stop treatment 6 months prior ... maintenence doses, where they would use one months worth of accutane out of the year. I don't like the idea though, because ... if accutane worked and you're clear and you take a maintenence...
    ... each supplement is supposed to do for you? I am post accutane for 1.5 years now and still have dry eyes. I am taking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  25. Accutane questions
    ... maybe someone else can comment on that. im also on accutane , and I still drink... im not sure if its affecting ... that cleanser will be a problem. When i first started accutane i wanted my face to dry faster, so i used stridex ... foaming cleanser, but after like a week or so on accutane that cleanser started to burn when i used it.. you...
    ... Hello 19W/Acnee (what a nickname! :)! I finished my accutane cure in september 2002. Face's been very good. Nowadays ... nothing seemed to help. Then my derm finally got me on accutane - luckily. Most common side-effects. Well this is ... It's because of overall drying of mucosa (the way Accutane helps actually) It was very annoying. You know, when ... recommend it. Roche labs forbids alcohol during the Accutane cure. Your liver gets really hard when pulling Accutane ... propably) use anything such harsh as salisylic acid. Accutane will take care of your acne. And anything else I ... wanted to say? Well NOTHING comes fast with acne. Accutane will help, but it might take 4 months, maybe more ... you can't stop them coming, but you can ease them. Accutane is worth all the little pain it causes. It really...
    ... also had the same problem. But even though taking accutane sucks, it was the best thing for me in the long run...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  26. B5
    ... thinking about adding b5 to my routine before i go to accutane . with tazorac, minocycline, and b5 im targeting 3...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane tazorac minocycline

  27. Two accutane questions
    ... no way to predict how your skin will react once on accutane . I had a severe initial breakout on my back not my ... face, yet I never had a problem with back acne before accutane . Also, accutane does not permanently shut down oil ... glands. I got breakouts again 6 months after accutane ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  28. should i switch to acutane after retin-a?
    ... rate has jsut slowed down so much. Should i go on accutane ? school starts august 14 and i want to be 100% clear...
    ... and by the way, will i get an initial breakout from accutane since i have already had one from retin-a-micro?...
    ... If you go on accutane , you will probably still get an initial break out...
    ... I definitely would NOT switch to Accutane after Retin-A. I am a freshman in high school as well ... currently on Dorex and Retin-A. Doctors won't prescribe Accutane unless it is ABSOLUTELY neccessary because of the ... the ladder and if all else fails, you may be put on Accutane ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A accutane

  29. accutane - complexion gone from bad to worse......
    ... common for someone to get breakouts after starting accutane . Most people only start seeing results aftr 1 month ... others less. The reason it looks worse is because accutane is basically "pushing out" his impurities all at once...
    ... hi there i personally havent tried accutane ,but i have read alot about it and in some people it ... breakout is one of the reasons that i havent pushed for accutane treatment as yet,as i cant cope with the physchological...
    ... I am just about to finish my 3rd month of Accutane that steadily rose each month from 40mg-80mg-and now...
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  30. FINALLY!
    ... worse than before.... i hate the thought of using accutane but i am seriously considering it.... we need to find...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  31. Update and some info on hormonal acne
    ... were to blame. She said that this was the reason why Accutane was usually not a permanent solution. Also, some women...
    ... my doctor does not like them so she switched me to Accutane two years ago. I took Orto-tri for birth control and ... hormonal regulation along with accutane 40 mg. It cleared my face completely. The red marks...
    ... Tomorrow I go for my 2nd round of blood tests to get Accutane . I would say I have mild persisent acne. I know ... this may sound a bit extreme to be trying the accutane w/ mild acne, but I'll do anything at this point to...
    ... tried that? Many women say it does for them what accutane cannot. BTW, I'm also using Proactiv. I've been...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin accutane tazorac

  32. My acne dilema
    ... doesnt get any better cause then maybe i could go on accutane and be clear instead of messing with topicals and ... like severe lip dryness after 5 years of being off accutane . Like so bad they cant talk for long periods of time...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane tazorac minocycline

  33. Need to vent !
    ... dematologist will have you try antibiotics before accutane ....
    ... dematologist will have you try antibiotics before accutane ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  34. Feeling Sad...
    ... Just got back form the derm (read my accutane journal) and she told me i have discolored moles on ... my back that have to be removed once im off accutane ....
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  35. Does mint julep work for the ones "under" the skin??
    ... anyway after trying everything under the sun including accutane for 5 months, and after 5 years of messing with this ... mg to reduce the drying effects). and I still take accutane every other day. The only thing that kept me "relatively ... " clear (and I use that term loosely) was taking accutane 5 days per week, but I am trying HARD to cut down...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin accutane

  36. Tiny oil filled pimples-------why and where do they come from????
    ... about 50 mg per day of spiro since september, and accutane every other day for about 4 years. I also use glycolic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin accutane

  37. *!*!*!*!*!*QUESTION OVERLOAD*!*!*!*!*!*
    ... Yes you may get achy on the accutane so it may affect the work out, but many people have ... running, etc. I was told not to drink while taking accutane as it can affect treatment and can bring on side effects...
    ... Your liver is working hard enough with the accutane ... you don't want to beat it up more with the booze...
    ... My derm told me that accutane changes the pore permanently. That doesn't mean it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Doxycycline accutane

  38. Accutane reactions
    ... month or two, it means they react very well to the accutane , so it could have more longterm effects maybe... and...
    ... i've wondered that very thing myself. accutane cleared me up completely after about 5 weeks, so i...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  39. Spiro allergy. Anything else left to try??
    ... my condition. I think my acne is hormonal. I tried Accutane , it worked but the acne came back 1,5 years later ... recommendations for me before I try a second course with Accutane ? My acne is mild to moderate but persistent. Thank...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin accutane

  40. I hate body acne
    ... when my body acne wasnt as bad, but since ive been on accutane its gotten so bad... why wont it go away!!!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  41. large cysts
    ... tremendously, but still has not cured them. Only Accutane can do it, but for how long, who knows. I think its...
    ... acne is bacterial. MOST of the time. If you've had Accutane before, Antibiotics would be the way to go for cysts ... . If not, go for Accutane . I didn't really have a lot of luck with antis before ... Accutane , but afterward seems like they do much better. I...
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  42. Will not be on accutane for 10 days- is this ok?
    ... Hi 21, You should have no problems going off the Accutane for 10 days. Back in the beginning of my treatment ... any problems and she said it wouldn't because the Accutane stays in your system for a month after you stop taking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  43. acne and pregnant REALLY stressful
    ... there. I am strongly against going on antibiotics or accutane . I only try natural approach and am using Neem and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  44. Could it work?
    ... have been refered to her by a derm, because I refused accutane . She cleans my skin very thoroughly with soaps etc...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A accutane

  45. Anyone used prescription Metrogel?
    ... added that I have a LONG history of acne...I took accutane this time last year and had been clear approx. 9 months...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  46. B5 Helpful with horomonal cystic acne?
    ... skip the white and go right on to the next pack), and accutane about 3 days per week which is actually for the rashes ... I get from the lupus . Accutane never completely cleared me but it did help I guess...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin accutane

  47. Will I be clear while on accutane?
    ... I finally made the decision to let my son take accutane when he was 17. He had suffered all through middle...
    ... the only true stories of people getting depressed on accutane is when their acne is not getting better. Month 3...
    ... the only true stories of people getting depressed on accutane is when their acne is not getting better. Month 3...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  48. Is there enough B-5 in a B-complex vitamin?
    ... and I have tried every possible treatment besides Accutane . My derm suggested that I try Accutane since nothing...
    ... didn't know it was that expensive. It sounds like Accutane is cheaper :) Thanks for the replies...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  49. A few questions regarding my Accutane treatment...
    ... the redness I think you just have to bare with the accutane and let it run its course... I'm sure it'll fade. ... recommend taking some natural topicals to put on but since accutane is the most powerful drug out there for acne I wouldn ... methods before I try another drug. Good luck with the accutane !...
    ... your face, with clear skin slowly emerging. yeah accutane . yeah for accutane. yeah for overloading my body with...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  50. I think I'm having bad side effects from B5?
    ... stop doing this? I hear Vit A in large doses aka Accutane makes everything, including hair, dry and sometimes...
    ... all, but i can't stand getting a couple zits. I took accutane , and that made my hair thin, noticable. Which scared...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  51. how do you categorize acne? whats mild, moderate or severe?
    ... severe but i sure as hell felt that way. Anyway, after accutane , i would say acne was none to mild... But now i have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  52. popped pimple... but now really red
    ... never know when you could end up like me, went on accutane always had 60+ ALL OVER. mostly big white heads and ... Still hoping to be clear one day. Hopefully after accutane which will be done for me on March 30th or so. And...
    ... wow, what a post there... best of luck with the accutane treatment and please keep us posted. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  53. neutrogina multi vitamin acne treatment?
    ... theyre just that, an occasional blemish. ive taken accutane for 5 mos. 2 years ago (20mg twice a day) and i wish...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  54. my experience with B5 after 18 days
    ... really a fair test. I would give it more time, even accutane doesn't work tht fast. If fact when i took accutane ... two weeks and only then did i clear. The results of accutane , skin clearing effect doesn't last. At least not for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  55. shiny skin
    ... sounds like accutane may be the cure to dry your skin a bit.... ----- ... ------------- March.02 - July 2002:- 40mg Accutane 13 Dec 02 - Current :- Started 10mg Accutane per...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  56. Big pores and overproduction of oil
    ... because the pores have to expand to get all the oil out. Accutane temorarily solved the problem, but now, almost a yr ... after I stopped taking Accutane , I am back to normal. Blackheads occur when your pores...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  57. Anyone else get these?
    ... acne when I was in high school and went through 2 Accutane treatments (15 years ago). I have a breakout here...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzac benzaclin accutane minocycline

  58. YEAH Accutane!
    ... question: if B5 worked so well, how come you tried accutane ? its about the same price, cause when you go to a...
    ... b5 is nowhere near a substitute for accutane .. even if b5 clears you, its long term effects are ... when you stop taking it the acne comes back. With accutane it either stops the acne for a long while, or you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  59. CP and Exfol Serum with Dermafina
    ... ve had these scars for about 8 years (since I took accutane for severe cystic acne). I am currently using the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  60. Question about rinsing face
    ... bad for me.. but my face is clearing up thanks to accutane and maybe from aloe vera....
    ... ! :) Thats great Tiredofthisall! :) I'm glad the Accutane is finally working for you.I hope your face continues...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  61. Diane-35 experiences, side effects and acne?
    ... time. Then I moved to the US...now on Yasmin and Accutane ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin accutane

  62. Desogen/Apri BCP? Any input?
    ... Desogen BCP. I have had severe acne for almost 7 years, Accutane did not help. My skin always gets worse before my...
    ... Orthocept 28(same thing as Apri) as BCP when I started my accutane course 9 years ago and in the last year i started...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Apri Desogen Levlen Yasmin accutane

  63. Accutane and summer?
    ... Ive taken accutane now for a long time as a maintenance dose of 40 mg...
    ... you have been on accutane that long? so do you get zits ever? i am finishing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  64. spiro and accutane??
    ... heard of a lot of people who have taken spiro and accutane together, and not had any problems at all. i think...
    ... clear, how would you be able to tell if it was the accutane or the spiro? b/c if you continued taking spiro, ... and it was the accutane that did the clearing...see waht i mean? its not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  65. 160 mg????
    ... 9 and 139 lbs. and i just started my 4th months on accutane . i started at 80 mg and havent seen any improvement...
    ... I have zero experience with Accutane , but I just had to ask... 5foot9, 140lbs, aren't you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  66. Gentle Exfoliant--is there SUCH a thing?
    ... in another post wanting a good exfoliator). I'm on accutane and it's been fine. Cheap and fantastic! I mix it...
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  67. Is accutane permanent?
    ... the first year and 25% comes back in 2 years+ and accutane doesnt work in general for about 10-15% of people...
    ... I am 32 years old. I know 5 people who took Accutane as teenagers and never had acne again. As swissmiss ... people. If you just read this board, you'd think Accutane only works for a few months. While I'm sure that ... for some...I think the vast majority are cured by Accutane ....
    ... I was on accutane at 18 y/o. I had only an occasional breakout for about ... My acne is definatly not as severe as before the accutane . I used to break out ALL over my face with large cystic ... occansional small pimples on the rest of my face. So for me accutane did help with the severity but I am definatly not...
    ... Oh, I also want to add that my stepbrother was on accutane as a teenager, before I knew him. He is now 25 y/o...
    ... for accutane ppl, After you were done with your treatment and your...
    ... I was on accutane 80 mg a day for 6 months. I go by my skin oilness...
    ... I've never been on Accutane personally, but my bf was a year and a half ago (he...
    ... I took Accutane for 5 months, 40 mg. My acne was moderate, non-cystic ... years, now I am breaking out again. I think whether Accutane is permanent is not depends on the type of acne. Mine ... is hormonal, so Accutane was not permanent, since my hormones are raging like...
    ... I'm 32, I went on Accutane for ONE month about four years ago. It lasted 8 months ... acne didnt get better until after I stopped using accutane for that one month. [This message has been edited...
    ... cystic acne in my teens (22 at the time i started accutane ). it lasted a good month before i saw the oiliness...
    ... 85% of people are permanently cured by accutane , and of the other 15% in pretty much eveyr case, any ... re-lapse is only half as bad as it was before the accutane . Someone made a very good point that people need to ... site! Acne doesn't concern them anymore. I've been on accutane for 6.5 weeks now, I dont really like being drawn ... so the percentage who are so bad they have to go on accutane must be tiny. I just wish I knew how my face is gonna...
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  68. clindamycin as a moisturizer?
    ... lotion form is pretty moisturzing, i use it and i'm on accutane ...
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  69. Bactrim?
    ... sulfameth...something like that). i am going to take accutane again this summer so i will use this antibiotic as...
    ... doctor said he couldn't take it any longer. He is on Accutane now. ------------------ ...
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  70. THE COMBO: Accutane + Retin-A micro!
    ... Since accutane takes at least 3 months, usually 4 to see results...
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  71. Spiro users, please update
    ... it had amazing results. i was so close to going on accutane but i pushed my gyno to let me try the spiro first...
    ... more improvements in the next few weeks, its on to accutane :( so im hoping it will start to kick in soon! cherilyn...
    ... kick in. I haven't have a cyst in 2 months. I did try Accutane , but I couldn't tolerate it, so I just stuck with...
    ... kick in. I haven't have a cyst in 2 months. I did try Accutane , but I couldn't tolerate it, so I just stuck with...
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  72. do you go out?
    ... i've been on accutane .............it's 10 years and im still breaking out...
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  73. Hi everyone! New member with adult acne.
    ... scar, even from wounds and burns- She prescribed me Accutane , I was shocked cause I had heard all the horror stories ... some topical medications and antibiotics, I took the Accutane . It cleared up my skin tremedously, of course it had ... bad side effects. Here I am, 1.5 years after taking Accutane , breaking out again!! I am very dissappointed to see ... that Accutane which is considered "the cure" for acne didn't live ... me through the same cycle of topicals, antibiotics, accutane . I have a gut feeling that my acne is hormonal but...
    ... the whole hormonal aspect. So before I started the Accutane that was offered to me by a derm, I went to an endo...
    ... to AWFUL. The spiro no longer seemed to help and accutane for 5 months didn't clear me completely. My skin completely...
    ... skin is clear now and i have been on 2 courses of accutane . I have noticed u r from the Mediterranean, and u...
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  74. thinking about accutane...some questions though
    ... acne in the first place. It seems like initially the accutane slows down your acne then what people describe as ... a day, which is one pill. I've had 2 derms over my accutane course and they both agree that that's a safe dose ... was kinda of mentally unstable to begin with, the accutane just exacerbated the condition. But it gets rid of...
    ... It seems to me that Accutane prescription is random. I mean there are some derms ... now my acne is back. It is not as severe but still, Accutane was not a solution to my acne. The side effects are...
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  75. hmo reject accutane
    ... another thing they said that accutane cost 649 bucks! I know its alot,but gosh ive been...
    ... do that. i've heard it somewhere. a full course of accutane can cost 3000 dollars...i can see why insurance companies...
    ... Insurance companies are now trying to pay for generic accutane (AMNESTEEN I think) so they are questioning accutane ... most derms put "may subustitue " on all scripts for accutane . I didn't have problems but some people have. My ... if that would work out. Also, It is true that the accutane is over $600. I am one of the lucky ones that hasn...
    ... asked my pharmacy want it would cost if I asked for accutane and he said 700 big ones. Call your insurance company...
    ... asked my pharmacy want it would cost if I asked for accutane and he said 700 big ones. Call your insurance company...
    ... Does it have a lower rate of succeeding compared to accutane ? I just want my face to be clear once and for all...
    ... however NEW to the american market compared to actual accutane . My dermy assured me that it is the exact same thing ... was a little nervous about getting that instead of accutane , but even though he checked the "may substitute" box ... , the pharmacy put it through as accutane and the insurance went through. It takes me several ... outcome will be when I go to get a prescription for accutane . Especially starting with a new company......maybe ... also be interested to know if it works the same as accutane . And just so you know most Doctors, if not all, will ... box in the future because of the high cost of the accutane . At least that's what I was told by mine. Luck to...
    ... Amnesteem (the generic) and Accutane are the same drug. Generic drugs have to go through...
    ... ingredients are generally the same. My co. does not make accutane so I can't say for sure what the diff. is, but I would...
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