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2 Weeks Of Accutane

Posted by Gina1981, 22 August 2013 · 498 views

So, nothing new to report. No side effects? No real dryness, just itchy arms a little, but I moisturizer like crazy.  Lips r not dry yet but my mouth gets dry. But drinking lots of water helps!  I'm curious that I'm not more dry.  At least the lips?  Not,complaining though   I started own my normal dose routine of 20 in am and 20mg at pm, so we shall see...


So Far So Good

Posted by Gina1981, 17 August 2013 · 330 views

Hi all!!! So, day 12 and doing just fine regarding side effects.  Since I was on such a. Low dose to begin with (10mg) I really haven't had any side effects. Not even dry lips yet! I know it's comi g though:).  As of yesterday taking 20mg for another week and then will bump up to 40mg.  Just trying to allow my body to slowly get adjusted to this drug.  Sw...


One Week No Side Effects Yet:)

Posted by Gina1981, 12 August 2013 · 515 views

Where is the dry lips? ha, not that im wanting that...but i seriously feel nothing, other than my skin becoming overly sensitive!  Im sure once my dose is increased next week it will happen- as of now, skin is pretty much the same- i have started using cetaphil lotion for my face- and LOVE it- seriously people, I used skinmedica prior to this- and pa...


Not Much Goin On

Posted by Gina1981, 10 August 2013 · 203 views

Today is day 5 on low dose, 20mg ev other day for a week. Nothing so far as to be expected. Not even dry lips which shocks me. Anyways, nothing new to report. Anyone else on the same timeline?


Day 4

Posted by Gina1981, 08 August 2013 · 469 views

Dhad vbeam laser done Monday   Once my skin has healed, not like there's much healing to do after that, I will start my regular dosage of 40mg. Can't wait!!!! I got some awful breakout the other day and had like 10 breakouts which is record for me! So depressing. My dr said it was caused by OTC hydrocortisone I put on my face after the laser which can app...


Waiting, Again!

Posted by Gina1981, 06 August 2013 · 153 views

Boo.  Waiting till next week to begging tane:( decided o do vbeam laser yesterday prior to tane to jumpstart the healing of previous redness


Accutane Journey

Posted by Gina1981, 03 August 2013 · 615 views
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Next week, Monday begins my accutane journey...again. I was on accutane years ago at the age of 23 and now am beginning a round at age 32, as of yesterday!!!!  I had perfectly clear skin, and after having my daughter, my skin began going crazy, slowly but surely. I tried all the creams, antibiotics, BC, spiro etc. to no avail.  I was depressed and it bega...





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