I took Accutane for my acne problem for about 2 months and realised that I started getting severe joint pains almost everywhere (feets, elbows, shoulder, knees, etc.). Never had this problem before. I stopped it after that. Its been about three weeks and the pain still has not gone away. I can barely walk. Back of my feets hurt so bad and so does the knee. It has been a very frustrating expereince. So, I would like to see if there is someone who has experienced the similar pain and how long it took them to start feeling better or to be able to walk properly. I am more interested in knowing about the joint pains from Accutane rather than knowing about how good the Accutane is for clearing up acne. It would be great if you could focus on these HUGE side effects rather than how miraculously it works for certain people. I would appreciate it if you could share your joint pain expereinces and its duration.Thank you.
- Accutane Information for Consumers
- Accutane Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Accutane (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 28 Jan 2012 • 1 answer
Does anyone know if long term joint pain due to accutane is common and if so is there a cure or help
Posted 23 Dec 2013 • 2 answers
Posted 29 Oct 2014 • 2 answers
Posted 9 Oct 2016 • 1 answer
Is it possible to experience muscle and joint pains weeks after ending a 10 day 1000mg a day course?
Posted 6 Aug 2017 • 0 answers