Accutane User Discussions

What do you Accutane users use topically to heal existing blemishes/scars during treatment?
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I have had acne for 10 years. I am 22 and I have been getting chronic cystic acne for the last 5 years. While I don’t have acne all over my face, I constantly have 1-6 large cystic pimples. These make my face appe...
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My eyesight is pretty poor and my optometrist has told me in the past to avoid medications that risk damaging vision. I've been looking into acne treatments and I read that some treatments fall into this category of pot...
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Over the course of the past 10 years, I have tried pretty much every topical treatment for my acne. I am ready to step up my acne treatment game with an oral treatment. I've looked into Accutane and I really can't see w...
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Like the title says, I started taking Accutane last month and then my knee started feeling really swollen almost to the point where I avoid walking. I want to quit taking Accutane if this is what it does. What can I do ...
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I've heard that Accutane can cause depression. As someone who fights with depression, I'd like to avoid anything that could make it worse. How likely is this as a side effect? Also, since I take Xanax to manage my anxie...
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I'm only 27 and I've been using Accutane for about 6 months now. I've noticed that the right side of my hip has been hurting for about 4 months now. It's more uncomfortable than it is painful, but still. I don't feel li...
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I have had very bad skin growing up and have tried every sort of product on the market. I have tried to dry my skin with salicylic acid products, that made my skin flaky and red. I have tried to take antibiotics and tha...
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I was on Accutane 3 years ago and I absolutely loved it. I had no significant side-effects while I was on it (just chapped lips, which I sued Aquaphor for and my skin never looked so good. I constantly received complime...
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How much does a lower dose, 4-5 month treatment Accutane treatment cost on average? Does anyone have any experience making an insurance claim on their treatment? If so, were the costs paid in full?
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I'm 3 months into my Accutane treatment and I've been farting a lot. It's at the point where it's not normal. Did Accutane damage my organs?
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I've been told by my dermatologist that in no case must I drink alcohol, even in moderate quantities, since I'm currently taking Accutane (isotretinoin). I'm a moderate, casual drinker in normal circumstances (2-5 drink...
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I've been seeing a lot of ads for Proactiv, with a bunch of celebs raving about how effective it is ( http://www.getproactiv.ca/en_ca/acne-treatment-that-works.html ). More here . Has anyone tried it?
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I was 26 years old with at least 13 years of messing around with various topical anti-acne agents like clindamycin with and without benzoyl peroxide, retinoids like Veltin and Retin-A micro, and oral antibiotics. I fina...
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After suffering with chronic moderate acne until my mid-30s, I finally decided to do something about it last year. I had chronic moderate acne since I was sixteen years old. As soon as one breakout was almost healed, it...
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