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Day 22 (Clavaris 40Mg Once Daily)

Posted by nickacz, 24 March 2014 · 161 views

acne accutane journey accutane clavaris 40mg ampicillin 500mg girl 19 years old moderate persistant acne
So here's just another update and happy 3 weeks on accutane!
 
My skin seems to be doing really well, alot of all those blackheads I saw coming out have dissappeared and I couldn't be happier right now! I saw my derm on Saturday and my blood tests and platelets were perfect and wrote me a script for my next 30 days! yay!
 
So skinwise everythings looking pretty good, wayyyyy less blackheads, seems to me my pores are looking smaller and my skin and hair are barely oily at all as oppose to how it was three weeks ago. Only one very small active on this same stubborn area on my forehead but it's barely noticeable. No activity really, just scarring and dry skin. I have finally put down the topicals and i'm just using cetaphil wash, every other day use a very gentle acne cream cleanser and then cerave lotion all over my face. I am also still taking the antibiotic, ampicillin 500 mg twice daily, mainly because I'm afraid to stop them yet, but I plan on stopping them within the next month or so. I still have that very annoying indent on my forehead, it's so strange. Hopefully that dissappears soon. So now i'm just wondering have i somehow beat out or surpassed an initial breakout? If so hallelujah! lol (: I'm really happy and dont feel the need to wear any face makeup at all at work or during the day, but on the weekend when I go out with friends I still do.
 
My boyfriend FINALLY comes home tomorrow and i took the day off from work just to be with him all day and i'm super excited because i'm feeling good about myself and just cant wait to see him!
 
Also i did drink about 6 or 7 beers on saturday night at my friends party, and i dont see it affecting my acne, accutane, or hangovers at all.
 
Thanks for reading, I'll update again in a few days! (:




this is awesome! hopefully you will only get clearer from here! Just be careful of the alc, dont make it a habit because it can damage your liver long term when your on the tane...a few beers everyone once in awhile is fine but if you were to lets say drink that much everyother weekend it could definitley have some longterm risks that def aren't worth it.. its up to you tho of course, just a friendly reminder! good luck on the course im on day 44 its been rough

Thanks for commenting (:

 

I know it's not a good idea to drink on accutane, you're right but it is hard to resist when all your friends are partying yah know? but after this weekend i'm steering clear of it for a while for sure. (:

 

I think the only reason i'm doing so well is because my acne was very under control when i started accutane, also i take an antibiotic with it. It's still early in the game for me so you never know what could pop up (hopefully nothing)!!

 

Hang in there!! My sister had very bad skin, way worse than mine and it was tough for her too in the beginning but now she looks flawless and has been off accutane for about 8 months and still looks amazing. The success outweighs the rough journey just remember that!~

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