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If Spironolactone doesn't work then?

Posted 4 Dec 2015 by Sphynxx 0 answers

If Spironolactone doesn't end up working out for me then what are my other options for (hormonal) acne? I've tried antibiotics, ointments, birth control (Yaz, Lo Loestrin Fe, Mononessa), and Accutane (isotretinoin). Are there other antiandrogenic medications like Spironolactone that can ...

Is it more effective to take Accutane 20mg twice per day versus 40mg once per day?

Posted 9 Dec 2015 by nwierback 0 answers

It's cheaper for me to buy 30-40mg of Accutane than 60-20mg. Is it more effective to take the 20mg twice per day versus 40mg once per day?

What dose of accutane should I take to prevent an initial breakout?

Posted 15 Nov 2015 by Anonymous7211 0 answers

I weigh 53 kg an am yet to start taking accutane. I want to know what dose I should take in order to avoid an initial breakout or minimize it. Also, I have mild acne so if I were to breakout how bad would it be, and how long will the whole process take?

Accutane - Pregnancy after isotretinoin?

Posted 27 Sep 2015 by RaniaNazmey 0 answers

I have finished my 8 months isotretinoin course (40 mg per day) And now i am willing to get pregnant. I have read alot online that it's safw ro get pregnant after one month but i heard that this piece of info is no longer valid because as per the latest studies i should wait from 3 to 6 ...

Has anyone had bad joint/muscle pain on accutane?

Posted 12 Sep 2015 by fougere5 0 answers

My son is finishing his second month of accutane. Seen some small improvements in acne but now he is complaining of pain (joint and muscle). I have read a ton of horror stories about these side effects being permanent. The dermatologist knows what is going on and we will let her know if the pain ...

Should I try taking accutane or go back to doxycycline?

Posted 22 Jan 2014 by decisions 1 answer

I am 20 years old and have been battling with acne since puberty. Luckily in HS I was prescribed Bactrum which kept my skin clear for most of my teens. After graduating and going to college the drug stopped working for me and had bad acne first semester of college. I was then prescribed doxycycline ...

Accutane - Will accurtane stop very painful cystic acne that I can't get rid of?

Posted 19 Aug 2015 by Beth hewson 1 answer

I am53 and have very painful cystic acne on my chin,nose,and forehead. They hurt so bad I just want to get at them but you can't do that with cystic acne. I have not had clear skin in like two years. I am sick of this. I already have wrinkles, sun damage( grew up in southern ca), age spots, ...

Pimple/Acutane issue?

Posted 23 Sep 2015 by MichaelBegley 0 answers

So I started acutane in January 2014 and ended in June 2014. It sucked but at least I was done. After it was great I didn't have acne up until about the last week. But I'm not sure if they are pimples. I have many of these red dots on my forehead and yesterday I popped one of them and and ...

Accutane - I'm on doxy right now but it seems to be getting worse. Should I switch to isotretinoin?

Posted 23 Sep 2015 by john_mccown 0 answers

Or is there another treatment not as severe as isotretinoin but more powerful than doxy?

Has anyone experienced dry eyes while on accutane and did it persist?

Posted 6 Aug 2015 by adii 0 answers

I am on my second month of accutane and I wear contact lenses. My eyes have always been dry when I wear my contacts however now that I have taken accutane they are a bit worse, especially when I am on the computer. Did anyone experience this side effect and did it continue once you stopped ...

Accutane - I wondered once your skin clears up, do the little scars from previous acne fade?

Posted 28 Jan 2013 by Krissy E 1 answer

I am starting Accutane, but I have a lot of red spots on my face from previous acne. I usually use retin A or another OTC treatment to fade these spots, but the DR said not to use those products for the next year (and no more peels). Has anyone had the old spots fade, and has anyone had a peel ...

Anyone had kids few months after accutane?

Posted 28 Jul 2015 by sabinaahmed 1 answer

I want to go on accutane as my acne never ends already 26 but scared to have kids after as i want more kids and soon.

Accutane and Depression: Tips?

Posted 2 Jun 2015 by nicodoug 1 answer

I've never dealt with depression or even anything close to it before starting Accutane. I'm almost at 2 months on the drug and I've been finding it really difficult to stay happy; I wake up feeling fine but as my day goes on I become upset about absolutely nothing. It's draining ...

When will my acne start clearing up on Accutane?

Posted 19 Feb 2015 by cattabby009 1 answer

I am on a 6 month trial for Accutane. I have had terrible acne for the past 3-4 years. After trying every prescription cream to cure my acne, nothing worked so a few months ago I agreed to try Accutane. I am currently at the end of my 4th month of Accutane and I haven't started to see ...

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