Skip to Content

Join the 'Accutane' group to help and get support from people like you.

Accutane Questions


We found 225 questions associated with the 'Accutane' topic.

Accutane - how long till I see results?

Posted 15 Oct 2013 by sarahxx90 2 answers

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 ...

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

Posted 14 May 2012 by thauver68 8 answers

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 ...

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

Posted 13 Aug 2013 by Emaa 2 answers

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 ...

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

Posted 3 Sep 2013 by Guae 1 answer

i will start taking accutane soon these days and ai will be having an event in the coming mouth so will it get worse in a way more than it is ,doubled acne and redness ? that i wont be able to go out on occasions first weeks ? :( is it fine to apply make up to cover them up during treatment

Accutane - I'm taking acnotin 20 for one month, many pimples y popout recently.Is it normal?

Posted 30 Oct 2014 by ssaylee 1 answer

My face now having pimples more than before I having acnotin 20.I'm annoying and wondering whether acnotin 20 suitable for me. I need some one to guide me. Thank you very much.

Does accutane make skin more sensitive and how long does initial breakout last ?

Posted 9 May 2014 by meghhh 1 answer

This is my third week on accutane (20 mg per day) , and i am still breaking out like never before . I have cystic acne on my jawline and they have been there consistently for 2 months now . There are also few cysts on my upper cheek that is below my eye .. and they are so big that they almost cover ...

Can I take a Viagra pill during my treatment with no consequences?

Posted 17 days ago by Drizzdrue 1 answer

Currently on isotretinoin (Myorisan, Accutane) to clear my cystic acne. I've had sex a couple times without getting a full erection on isotretinoin. I have to get my blood drawn every month to check 1. CBC/DIFF/PLTS and 2. COMP METABOLIC PANEL So is it safe to take Viagra with Accutane? My ...

Claravis - How to reduce back pain/muscle pain while taking Accutane?

Posted 19 days ago by Phoebeyanan 0 answers

I just started taking Accutane for a week, and I have already experienced some side effect. The biggest one is my back pain, which happens even earlier than dry lips. My back pain/muscle pain normally happens the second day after I go to the gym. But the problem is I only did running and leg work.

I want to start Yaz. Please help?

Posted 24 Jun 2018 by courts123x 0 answers

I'm 23, and started developing acne on my cheeks and a little on my chin when I was 21. I have moderate acne and I honestly have tried everything apart from accutane. I'm crying everyday because I just dont know what this is happening to me. I'm currently eating a strict low GI diet ...

Did Accutane/Isotretinoin NOT stunt your growth?

Posted 28 May 2018 by RadnerTT 0 answers

I’m wondering if any accutane users who started age 13-15 DID NOT experience growth stunting. I need good testimonials please, as googling is making me worried. I just need some good testimonials to help me sleep better. Thank you

I am the mom of a 12 year old with horrible acne?

Posted 30 Mar 2018 by karenthecleaner 1 answer

My daughter has had mild acne since she was 5 years old. When she turned 10 she started to develop really bad acne. When you are this young there are very few products other than mild soaps you can use. At 10 years of age we started with a barrage of different topical creams and cleaners, then we ...

My daughter, aged 22 yrs, was born with lamellar ichthyosis. She has it all over her body from...

Posted 4 Apr 2018 by Abraham Philip 0 answers

... head to toe with skin peeling of like fish scale. No oral medication has been administered, but only external ointments. Currently using SR Lotion. I understand there are many side effects from Accutane, so very hesitant about it. What about secukinumab? Does it have any side effects? Or are ...

Acne getting worse with Yaz? Is there a light at the end of the tunnel?

Posted 24 Mar 2018 by alehrman 0 answers

I’m a 28 yr old female that has battled with moderate hormonal acne ever since I hit puberty. I’ve considered taking accutane but really want to keep that as a last resort. I’m currently taking Yaz and spironolactone. It’s been about 3 weeks since I started Yaz. And my acne ...

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

Posted 22 Jul 2010 by courl 5 answers

such as crohns disease and liver damage

Page 1 2 3 ... Next

Ask a Question

Further Information

Related Condition Support Groups

Acne, Rosacea, Granuloma Annulare, Acute Nonlymphocytic Leukemia

Accutane Patient Information at

Search this Group