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My Accutane Experience

Ending Month 3

Posted by vanessalamadre, 06 September 2013 · 644 views

Hello all! Lots of changes since the last post. I'm just finishing up month 3. I have about 4 more days until I start on month 4. In my last entry, I talked about how I had broken out terribly after starting my new dosage. Well, technically the breakout has healed. However, it has left these strange red spots on my face where the pimples were. Definitely...

Ending 2Nd Month

Posted by vanessalamadre, 06 August 2013 · 712 views

Ending 2Nd Month I started to write this entry, then accidentally hit the back button on the browser and it was totally lost!!! :( Not cool. Well, I'm ending month two on Accutane and let me tell you, month two was horrible! In my last entry, I noted I had been bumped up from 40mg once a day to 30mg twice a day. About a week after the new dosage, I broke out so bad!!...

Day 30

Posted by vanessalamadre, 07 July 2013 · 660 views

Hello All! So I'm on day 30 of Accutane. Should be on day 32 but I forgot take a couple of pills while we were on vacation. Speaking of vacation..... I learned my lesson about being in the sun while on this medication!! We went to the Gulf Coast and wow did I get burnt. Spent Sunday on the beach, applied and reapplied sunblock several times throughout the...


Posted by vanessalamadre, 15 June 2013 · 425 views

Anyone have the side effect of being very tired while on Accutane? Holy buckets, I could not get my butt up off the couch today!!! It's beautiful outside but I just can't seem to get myself out there! Pretty sure I'm having symptoms of depression already. But I suffered from depression and anxiety before taking this medicine so it doesn't surprise me. I r...

First Entry

Posted by vanessalamadre, 14 June 2013 · 707 views

Before starting Accutane, I read so many blogs and watch so many YouTube videos to help make my decision. So I figured what the heck, it only seems right/natural to make my own blog documenting my experience :) I'm 24 years old and have I had acne for about 10 years or so. To me, my acne doesn't seem so bad. It doesn't bother me that much, but it bot...

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