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Starting Week Three

Posted by Jo NZ, 23 March 2014 · 58 views

I'm on day 20 today, so tomorrow marks the three week mark on Accutane.
 
Nothing much to report since the last time I posted. Lips are super dry and starting to also crack a little around the sides of my mouth.
 
Skin is a little dry but not overly, standard moisturiser is adequate - no need to use the really strong stuff just yet. A few new pi...


Week Two

Posted by Jo NZ, 12 March 2014 · 49 views

Starting day nine today!
 
Eyes are starting to improve with some antibiotic drops that were prescribed by the Doctor. I think it was just a coincidence that my eyes had issues at the time of starting Accutane.
 
The dryness is my skin seems to have sort of gone away a little, and the over oily-ness I spoke of last time has died down too. Existi...


First Week On Accutane

Posted by Jo NZ, 08 March 2014 · 251 views

Hi,
 
I've just started my course of Accutane (called Oratane here in NZ).
 
3 x 10mg per day.. I weigh about 57kg. I'm also taking Fish Oil supplements daily to help prevent any joint pain issues in the future as I work out a lot.
 
I've had acne issues around my chin / neck / jawline area for about 12 months now which hasn't improved (or...





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