I have this diagosis and I am about to start treatment... I am worried, my doctor is not.
26 Mar 2012
You are wise to be concerned. I suggest you get a second opinion - after you've been on it and are having problems would NOT be the time to find out you shouldn't be on it. Sometimes we have to be our own advocate with doctors - seek out wise council before you start on it. If you have concerns about anything, check it out. After all it is your body. Here is information regarding Accutane: Http://www.drugs.com/accutane.html
Note this section: To make sure you can safely take Accutane, tell your doctor if you have any of these other conditions:
a personal or family history of depression or mental illness;
heart disease, high cholesterol or triglycerides;
osteoporosis or other bone disorders;
an intestinal disorder such as inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, or Crohn's disease;
an eating disorder (anorexia nervosa); or
Regards - ElizaJane
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