Does Accutane really cause birth defects?

How long after taking Accutane should someone wait before getting pregnant?

Kassandra3

F, 27, California

That is a very good question for the dermatologist that is managing your skin and medical care. Good Luck!

Yes. If you are pregnant, or thinking about getting pregnant, you should not be using accutane. 

Yes this is true, getting pregnant while on accutane will cause birth defects.