My son is 18 and was prescribed accutane today. He has tried countless antibiotics, precription acne cream and every over the counter thing you can imagine. None have worked. He started puberty early at 9 years old. He began having severe acne on his back & chest beginning at 10 years old. I have read about the possible side effects. Obviously, the one that is most concerning to me as a mother is suicide. I was just wondering if anyone had expierienced this side effect and if so, was the depression severe? And, had you been depressed prior to beginning treatment? My son has had depression in his life and in our family history.
Thank you in advance!