I started Accutane about 2 weeks ago, and my face is much dryer along with my lips. I expected that from all the reviews I read about. My big question is, when should I start seeing results? I'm breaking out like a mad man but I keep telling myself it has to push all the acne out that was hiding beneath my skin before it can heal. I would just like some support on my theory from people that were in the same situation. Thanks!
You're right -- acne therapy primarily prevents NEW breakouts... it can take 4 to 8 weeks to see an improvement... and skin might appear worse before it gets better.
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