YAAJ…ROUND TWO!

Hello all! I documented pieces of my first experience with Accutane here about 5 years ago. It can be found here http://www.clearskin.net/viewtopic.php?t=6655At the time, I was deployed to Kuwait, and was given the medicine by a civilian derm in the city. I was only able to complete two months (with GREAT results) of my course […]
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Accutane lawsuit

The following is copied from http://www.1800theeagle.com/topics/Accutane.htmlWhy is Accutane® dangerous?Accutane® has been linked to numerous cases of severe abdominal side effects and gastrointestinal disorders including Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease. In some extreme instances, drastic surgical treatment has been required to treat these disorders, including the removal of parts of the colon […]
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High dosis

Dear everybody that is willing to read and help 🙂 ,2 months ago I went to the dermatoligic and asked wether I could get roaccutane. she agreed and told me to take 2 pills a day.A day later I had the medicines and I started to take 2 pills every morning.6 weeks after I started […]
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Bloating Issue

Hi, I’m just looking to see if anyone can relate with this or offer any advice. I’m now off of Accutane, after having taken it for 4 months. All of the usual side effects are gone and I don’t have dryness anywhere, but I have almost constant bloating. If I let my stomach breathe out […]
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Accutane and psych meds

Hi everyone. I’m brand new to Accutane, and I’m experiencing a few of the side effects–dry eyes, sleepiness–but that’s not what I’m asking about.Does anyone else have experience with Accutane and drugs for bipolar disorder? I’m on Seroquel (antipsychotic), lithium, and Lexapro (antidepressant). My doctor said Accutane was my only systemic option that wouldn’t interfere […]
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Roaccutane IS NOT an adventure!

I’m really bothered by this particular subforum’s title.Roaccutane is good for getting rid of acne – its a DHT inhibitor which is what we need – but not all over the body!I’ve had friends close to suicide because of the clinical depression which roaccutane can cause.I’d rather have acne than be close suicide!
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drugs and accutane

hi, im looking to start accutane i havnt visited any one about it yet but im curious. well im only 18 about 190 pounds and ive done alot of drugs in the past 3 years extensive amounts of alchohol marijuana coke and ecstacy. if i were to start accutane would these past influences effect my […]
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Newbie w/ Post-Accutane Breakouts!

I was on a 6 month dose of Accutane and finished the cycle in August. After I finished, my skin was clear with the occasional pimple, but after moisturizing, it would disappear. Recently, though, my skin has been breaking out, specifcally in between my eyebrows and around my mouth. I’ve tried moisterizing and using Salicylic […]
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20mg starting dose?

Hey,I have just started my first ever course of Accutane. I have been put on 20mg/day with the view of reviewing this (i.e. upping the dose) after the first 7 (!) weeks. I am 6’3" and weigh 90kg (198lbs).My acne is not as bad as it has been (I am 22 in April – it […]
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When do I see a change?

This is my 4th week on 20mg of Roaccutane once a day, and I haven’t noticed anything beneficial. My skin is little red, dry, and my lips are chapped, but no improvement in the acne. In fact, I keep breaking out as much as before (painful nodular bumps on my chin). Is this normal? Does […]
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Skin Rash

I’m on Accutane right now and I have this rash on my hands. It just appeared out of nowhere. It hurts when it touches water, because it’s healing right now. My hands look scaley and it just looks like my hands are too dry. It looks like my hand has a bunch of little scars […]
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