I am 41 years old and within two months my cholesterol levels almost doubled
Yes, Accutane can cause elevated cholesterol levels (please view under metabolic).
Yes accutane raises your cholesterol levels. My derm told me that generally people who are prone to high cholesterol ( runs in your family) are more likely to see a jump in levels. I'm also on accutane and my triglycerides are crazy high, but they do go back down once you stop the medication
- Accutane Information for Consumers
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- Side Effects of Accutane (detailed)
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