I am still dealing with this issue every day. Anyone that says it shouldn't be used etc is a retard.
This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Fwwwwwww taken for 1 to 6 months September 10, Luckily for me, I can say that this is the worst post-Accutane situation I've developed, and up until a few months ago, I had just gone back and forth between relatively clear skin to mild breakouts.
This shit is so weird I wish I was making it up. Only the benzoyl peroxide provided temporary improvement but never really got my face to where I wanted it to be: To get slapped on the back with a good job man and want to tear the persons head off cuz the pain is excruciating. I was sooo sick.
Compare all medications used in the treatment of Acne. Also try cutting out dairy products cos they give hormones to cows and if your own hormones are out of balance, that might make you more sensitive and lead to acne too. I was part of a study back in 90s where we checked the saftey of Accutane. While I was taking Accutane, the only noticeable side effect was dry lips and extreme moodiness.
Not till it became too painful to go on with and having a psychiatrist who did not take his pain seriously and thought he was attention-seeking and not making effort!
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I was still breaking out in month 6 and hadn't reached my targeted dose so i went an extra 2 more months which helped trememdously. Towards the end of my treatment I began to feel strange, within a week after being off of it I suffered a complete mental and emotional breakdown. That is because they are prescribed a lot less often so people just pick on the most commonly perscibed one.
Of course it is important to take this drug responsibly and keep your Derm informed". In my case, it made me wanna live again.
Mainly in the 2nd and 3rd months then the number and size started decreasing. I had my first on Friday 5 more to go from now on and have very smooth skin already. I got the worse cysts of my life during the first months of the course, but I was dealing pretty well with it because I knew it was going to get better.
Was prescribed accutane when I was 16 but only after two months I had to go off of it due to high liver enzymes reported from my blood tests. He did not have to take any medication but felt great. It was horrible and hellish, and the reason I have scarring. The users that come on here and read this thread that are in the same 'acne-category' I am, should not be using Accutane.