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Isotretinoin - Does accutane help to remove scars from old pimples?

Accutane - I'm taking Acnotin 20 and have got many more pimples recently. Is this normal?

My face now has more pimples than before. Not sure whether Acnotin 20 is suitable for me?

Accutane - how long does it take to see results?

I'm 23 years old and never suffered from bad skin when I was in my teens at all, it was when I was about 21 all of a sudden out of nowhere I started getting really bad skin cystic acne on my cheeks and chin area it was really painful & embarrassing I absolutely hated it! I tried allsorts... read more

How long does it take for the joint pains to go away after stopping Accutane?

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... read more

Can Accutane cause leukemia?

I took Accutane in 1992. I already having inflammatory bowel disease and had all the major side affects from the drug. I also came down with leukemia. Could they be connected?

My son is 15 and is being put on accutane for his acne, any advice?

His Dr. told us not to go home and research it because it would scare us to death. Well I didnt listen and have researched until my eyes are crossed. This just doesnt seem like the right thing to be giving a teen. He has some acne on his face but the worst of it is on his back and arms. Does anyone... read more

How high are the chances of having problems years after you have taken Accutane?

Such as Crohns disease and liver damage?

I am considering taking accutane, but am 13 years old and need help?

I am 13 years old, and have tried literally every acne medication available. BP cream, minocycline pills, retin-a cream, you name it. Tonight, I pretty much reached the breaking point and broke down in tears. I just cannot live another day (I have had acne since 1st grade) with this. Can someone... read more

Has anyone developed Type 1 Diabetes after taking Claravis (the generic of Accutane)?

I took Claravis (generic of Accutane) for about 5 months. I was taken off because I got TMJ (Temporomandibular joint dysfunction) in my jaw. I have been off of it for about 11 months now. Last month, I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. After looking over my claravis packaging, I see that high... read more

Accutane - I'm on week 6 of claravis but dont have the dry skin anywhere. Does this mean its not?

... working? I've read a lot of people's stories and they say around week 6 they are extremely dry. I have been taking vitamin E and drinking tons of water so I'm not sure if this is combating the dryness or if I am not on the correct dose. I use Cetaphil Cleanser but don't use... read more

How bad will my acne get on accutane if I already been taking doxycycline ?

Ive recently been prescribed 20mg accutane. I've had Acne on my face, back, chest & shoulders since I was 13. I'm nearly 18 now. I've been taking doxycycline & tretinoin gel for the past couple months and I've been looking a lot better lately. I've already went... read more

Can Accutane cause vagina dryness and painful sex?

I am 26 years old and have been on Accutane for 3 months. I have the normal side effects of dry lips, nose, and eyes. However, in the past month my Accutane dose got increased to 60 mg. For the past 3 weeks it has been painful when I had sex. My dermatologist says it’s due to vagina dryness.... read more

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