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Posted 28 August 2007 - 01:25 PM

Random question but I'm a month into my accutane treatment and am wondering if smoking pot is okay while on the meds? Mainly I'm only concerned because they give urine analysis's every month along w/the bloodwork and I don't know if they'd even care if it showed up or if they are even scanning for it in there but I dont' want to have gone a month so far on the meds only to get yanked off of them.

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 01:26 PM

hahaha!

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 01:43 PM

Are you out to destroy your liver? Its obvious that its a definete NO! Accutane itself is already very exhausting for your liver and you want to strain it further by adding in pot?! I can't believe that you are even thinking about it seeing that people in the accutane forums are already battling on how dangerous accutane itself is. Its not that the doctor don't bother about the test results, its because the results are fine enough for you to continue the treatment. BTW some people are unfortunate enough to need to drop accutane because of the bad results.

Accutane is a dangerous drug and one that is not to be taken lightly.

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 08:17 PM

QUOTE(madelinetjai @ Aug 28 2007, 02:43 PM) View Post
Are you out to destroy your liver? Its obvious that its a definete NO! Accutane itself is already very exhausting for your liver and you want to strain it further by adding in pot?! I can't believe that you are even thinking about it seeing that people in the accutane forums are already battling on how dangerous accutane itself is. Its not that the doctor don't bother about the test results, its because the results are fine enough for you to continue the treatment. BTW some people are unfortunate enough to need to drop accutane because of the bad results.

Accutane is a dangerous drug and one that is not to be taken lightly.

and how does marijuana hurt your liver? I read alot on the accutane logs and have one myself but there are people who even on accutane still go out and get wasted. I am using this as an alternative and can't see how it would be anywhere near as harmful?

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 08:47 PM

http://health.ivilla...0,,6fz7,00.html

If that link doesn't work, simply google "marijuana and liver"

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 09:20 PM

The 1st sentence says that there is no direct link though. Anyways though I'm sure it will be less harmful then drinking on accutane so I'll probably not think twice about it.

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 09:25 PM

QUOTE(TacomaJamie @ Aug 28 2007, 02:25 PM) View Post
Random question but I'm a month into my accutane treatment and am wondering if smoking pot is okay while on the meds? Mainly I'm only concerned because they give urine analysis's every month along w/the bloodwork and I don't know if they'd even care if it showed up or if they are even scanning for it in there but I dont' want to have gone a month so far on the meds only to get yanked off of them.


No its not okay to use pot whether you are on accutane or not SINCE ITS ILLEGAL

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 10:03 PM

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No its not okay to use pot whether you are on accutane or not SINCE ITS ILLEGAL
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OOh really? Thanks mom rolleyes.gif

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 10:07 PM

OOh really? Thanks mom rolleyes.gif
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Youre welcome son biggrin.gif

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 11:04 PM

I say toke up cool.gif It shouldn't be no problem at all.

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Posted 29 August 2007 - 12:45 AM

Yea, smoking weed will have no effect on acctuane. Weed is a very safe drug smile.gif. Take care

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Posted 29 August 2007 - 01:26 AM

no lol

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Posted 29 August 2007 - 03:16 AM

Nah bro. Stay the fuck away from that shit, for good. I'm pretty sure it's part of the reason I was breaking out.

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Posted 29 August 2007 - 04:31 AM

QUOTE(phate @ Aug 29 2007, 04:45 PM) View Post
Weed is a very safe drug smile.gif. Take care

HAHAHA best comment ive heard in a long time. Very safe weed is rolleyes.gif

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Posted 29 August 2007 - 09:46 AM

Nah bro, I wouldn't smoke pot on accutane. I tried to last night (been on accutane seven months now) and then drove about 2-3 hours later and just didn't feel right. I felt distracted. I almost hit someone from behind and then I got my first speeding ticket about 15 minutes after that.

Very, very bad decision on my part and one that will not happen again.

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Posted 30 August 2007 - 12:09 AM

I myself notice no link between bud and acne. Isn't hard on your liver either.

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Posted 30 August 2007 - 12:40 AM

QUOTE(lul @ Aug 30 2007, 01:09 AM) View Post
I myself notice no link between bud and acne. Isn't hard on your liver either.


Why would you encourage someone to smoke pot rolleyes.gif

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Posted 30 August 2007 - 01:42 AM

Ruining peoples lives gives me self gratification. j/k

It's not bad for you. Look it up.

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Posted 30 August 2007 - 01:51 AM

QUOTE(madelinetjai @ Aug 28 2007, 02:43 PM) View Post
Are you out to destroy your liver? Its obvious that its a definete NO! Accutane itself is already very exhausting for your liver and you want to strain it further by adding in pot?! I can't believe that you are even thinking about it seeing that people in the accutane forums are already battling on how dangerous accutane itself is. Its not that the doctor don't bother about the test results, its because the results are fine enough for you to continue the treatment. BTW some people are unfortunate enough to need to drop accutane because of the bad results.

Accutane is a dangerous drug and one that is not to be taken lightly.



I'm quite sure pot isn't going to attack your liver. The organ of choice would be the lungs.

QUOTE(Mandy Ann @ Aug 29 2007, 12:04 AM) View Post
I say toke up cool.gif It shouldn't be no problem at all.


Amen.

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Posted 30 August 2007 - 01:56 AM

QUOTE(acne_battle @ Aug 30 2007, 01:40 AM) View Post
QUOTE(lul @ Aug 30 2007, 01:09 AM) View Post
I myself notice no link between bud and acne. Isn't hard on your liver either.


Why would you encourage someone to smoke pot rolleyes.gif



Because some congressmen decided that the substance wasn't ok automatically makes the drug some huge deadly sin? How is it any more dangerous and destructive than alcohol? And if you haven't tried one or the other, your opinion is simply negligible.