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Day 93 Of Accutane. They Switched My Brand?

Posted by ls206816, 21 April 2013 · 713 views

So I don't really have any updates on my skins progress since its the same as a few days ago but I have a story about getting my new prescription.

So for the last three months I've been on Claravis even though my dermatologist gave me a prescription for Absorbica. So they first month this happened I told him they put on that instead and he said it was fine. But every time I get a new prescription from him for Absorbica I always get Claravis. And every time I go into his office they're always like "so you've been on Absorbica for 3 months now" and I'm like "no I've been on Claravis for 3 months now" And yet every time they give me a prescription for Absorbica and the pharmacy always gives me Claravis. But this month I went to the pharmacy and they gave me Absorbica and I told them I've been on Claravis for the past 3 months why am I all of a sudden getting Absorbica and they were like its what the prescription says! And I was like it says that every time and you always give me Claravis! And they made a huge deal out if it and they couldn't even give me my full prescription because they only carried 40mg and I'm suppose to have a 40mg box and a 20mg box.

Then the lady went on to tell me that I'm suppose to have severe acne to go on this medicine and that I should have tried many different topicals and antibiotics before that. And I'm just thinking that this lady has no clue what I have tried and she's not my doctor. So I don't know what her business was telling me that.

But I don't even know if I'm allowed to just switch medications like that halfway through my course! And I don't even have all my medication yet I have to pick it up Tuesday! And if they give me a hard time picking it up I'm going to be so mad.

Also the Absorbica pills are huge. They look like pills for a horse.

Sorry for my rant. It'a just I think it's so weird that my medication is switched halfway through my course.




Just be happy you are gettin absorbica because I heard that absorbica works better than other brands of accutane and is actually better absorbed. I think your pharmacy is kind of crazy because why would they give you claravis and suddenly switch to absorbica which you wanted all along. Anywho good luck!

that's weird. Tell me, have you read the list of ingredients? are they both the same?

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