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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Accutane Oral.

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Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
5/2/2013 11:04:48 AM

Reviewer: gina, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
my dermatologist started me on accutane 20 mg once a day for 5 days ,stop for 2 days ,and on for 5days for one month. does this sound correct to treat acne. Should he have given me 2 doses , iam 95 lbs

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
2/26/2013 10:12:58 AM

Reviewer: vbbackdoc, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I understood going into this that the drug had severe side effects. Before I took the drug, I was suicidal from low self esteem due to the severity of the acne. So I felt I had nothing to lose! I took the drug in my late 20's. I am now in my mid-late 50's. I've experienced plenty of the negative side effects. I have hyperpigmentation in my legs which makes them look dirty. So I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
12/17/2012 12:33:04 AM

Reviewer: Tvelazquez9579, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Battled cystic acne since i was 13 (i'm 33), and I'm on my third round of accutane. Round one of the brand name drug worked wonders in 5 months and I was pimple free for two years. Only side effect was constipation and dry skin plus of course the breakout period, then 2 years later I had twin babies and my acne cysts came back in full force. I was put on the generic Clavaris Accutane a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
10/19/2012 8:04:09 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had acne since I was ten and, right off the bat, it was severe. My forehead was covered with angry, red, and pussy zits. There so many that lots of them overlapped so that you couldn't tell which was which. At the time, I didn't really care. I figured it would go away eventually. I tried everything in the book and then my parents spent hundreds on Proactive, which lessened my acne for a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
10/17/2012 1:40:48 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am 29 female took 40mg twice daily for 4 months from march-june. I started having pains right lower quadrant in late july. Went to the doctor I was very tender to press on the area did CT scan they said it was bad constipation which had been a ongoing problem since I took it. I take 2 fiber pills now a day and still having pains. It's october now so my acne are very small compared to the big ... Show Full Comment

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