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Posted 22 March 2013 - 09:24 PM

Hi MAJess,

 

Have you taken accutane before and tried these injections? I'm just curious.  I have not been to a derm yet about this issue as it is relatively new.  My hair thinned a bit after accutane but now this intense itching I believe is either folliculitis or seb derm...either way...i know it's inflammation leading to itching leading to hair loss.  It's like my scalp can't hold on to my hair because it's not strong enough.  If you have any more info on this injection that would be great.  you from VA? I went to school there!



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Posted 23 March 2013 - 07:19 AM

Just a short update: was trying Epsom salts internally, pretty much overdosed a little nothing major, so I quit, going to start over in 2 weeks at a lower dose.



also going to try fermented cod liver oil. it was recommended to me by someone who I trust, he says it is the most essential supplement for his health and overall well-being. regular cod liver oil has not worked for him.

 

http://www.codlivero...n-Flavored.html

 

basically CLO will supply your body with vitamine D, A and omega 3. as far as I can most of us are on the same page that at least two of these are very helpful with regards to our situation.



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Posted 23 March 2013 - 09:24 AM

How are you guys doing?

Max- How are you my friend?  I hope things are going better for you :) It's been a long time!



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Posted 23 March 2013 - 07:47 PM

Okay so my hair stylist gave me nioxin shampoo and conditioner for thinning hair....anyone try this crap? seems to be making my scalp worse...i believe it may have harsh chemicals in it making me have sever folliculitis. FUCK.


Yeah nioxin is garbage it's one of the first things I tried. Didn't help at all I was also using the spray in treatment and follicle booster serum. My scalp is so dry I'm scratching off almost a pasty substance and I have dried flakes as well.
The itching is awful. I've tried also - kerastase scalp treatment vials, spray on vitins, organic flower extracts to soothe, spray in protein, conconut oil, nothing has helped my scalp and hair are drier than ever and continue to fall out. I also lose new hairs and they too are growing so dry and wiry. It's unbelievable.

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 08:03 PM

Hi people,

 

I found this blog and seems very helpful and very informative about the long term side effects of accutane. I thought I would share the wonderful find with you guys.I am still trying to finish reading it. Maybe, you more knowledgeable people can grab something from this and help us solve our long term side effects. Also if you found it informative and interesting, please save it some how in case the url goes down.

 

http://www.aquatic-ape-diet.com/blog/hoffmann-la-roche’s-cover-up-of-accutane/

 

Here are some excerpts from it:

 

Accutane induces a severe form of vitamin A toxicity, which is how it reduces acne, reduces cell division
and severely dries out the entire body by effectively slamming shut all of the sebaceous (oil)
glands in the skin and degrading the glycosaminoglycan water-holding protein molecules
collagen, hyaluronic acid, elastin, and chondroitin sulfate in connective tissue everywhere,
leaving the person in a chronically dehydrated hung-over state because the terrain throughout
their whole body has been literally turned into a desert, they are unable to retain moisture
between their cells.

 
 Depending on the severity of Accutane’s original
assault on the person’s DNA protein transcription mechanisms, some people recover from their
side effects with time, others aren’t so lucky. And from what I can tell, there’s no way of
knowing in advance which group somebody will fall into.
 
This drug permanently shrinks the oil glands everywhere
and damages the ability to regenerate water-holding molecules, like the glycosaminoglycan
hyaluronan AKA hyaluronic acid, which holds water hundreds of times its own weight in the
skin and other areas of connective tissue.
 

Investigative health journalist Bill Sardi published a compelling and insightful report on
Accutane and its long-term side effects titled Accutane: a modern horror story. This report came
out five years ago, so some of the statistics might be outdated, but it is very thorough and well
referenced. One important topic he covers is how oral hyaluronic acid supplementation might
improve the extreme dryness of tissues caused by Accutane. Former Accutane users suffering
the chronic latent effects of severe systemic dryness of their skin, eyes, lips, mouth, and nasal
passage should consider taking oral hyaluronic acid supplements. Hyaluronic acid is the
scaffolding that holds the human body together. It cushions joints and nerves, dilutes toxins and
serves as a barrier against the spread of disease.

 

“Oral hyaluronic acid (HA) supplements are relatively new. They offer hope for restoration of
tissues adversely affected by Accutane. Just 1000 milligrams can hold or gel 6 liters of water in
the body. Oral hyaluronic acid supplements have been reported to lessen or eradicate joint pain
in cases of osteoarthritis, eliminate back pain caused by swollen vertebral discs, refill skin tissues
to the point of reduction of wrinkles, cause floaters in the eyes to disappear, and improve
thickness and luster of hair. The production of hyaluronic acid may be impaired in Accutane
users. Supplementation may be beneficial.”



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Posted 23 March 2013 - 08:10 PM

I was on 40 mg but I stopped treatment only a month into it because of the side effects, which where:

 

dry lips

dry eyes

eczema on my right arm

severe back pain

Lower sex drive (and sex just didn't feel nearly as good anymore)

 

2 months post accutane, dry lips and eyes are gone, the eczema on my arm is fading, sex drive is slowly returning, however the back pain is still there, it's not as severe as it was when I was on accutane, but I still feel like an old lady getting out of bed every morning...anyone also experienced this? Hopefully it'll eventually go away...


Edited by dave6677, 23 March 2013 - 09:56 PM.


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Posted 23 March 2013 - 08:53 PM

I was on 40 mg but I stopped treatment only a month into it because of the side effects, which where:

 

dry lips

dry eyes

eczema on my right arm

severe back pain

 

 

2 months post accutane, dry lips and eyes are gone and the eczema on my arm is fading, however the back pain is still there, it's not as severe as it was when I was on accutane, but I still feel like an old lady getting out of bed every morning...anyone also experienced this? Hopefully it'll eventually go away...

Good thing you were only on it a month and got side effects soo early in treatment. You should be fine can't say for sure, but pretty sure esspecially since some of your side effects have gone or faded.

 

As for back pain if it is lower pain then I suggest crunches, streching, some Vit D ( a good brand). Accutane is known to effect Vit D levels as Accutane is a derivative of Vit A and Vit A & D compete. Try to stay away in retinol enriched foods etc... Beta should be fine! Hope this helps :)



Okay so my hair stylist gave me nioxin shampoo and conditioner for thinning hair....anyone try this crap? seems to be making my scalp worse...i believe it may have harsh chemicals in it making me have sever folliculitis. FUCK.

You can check on this thread! I think about half way through or futher back...I can't remember, but there's info on nixion & kenalog shots in the scalp! Interesting you mention gluten causing more issues with your scalp etc... Did they check you for Celiac, not that it matters, many after accutane have gluten senstivity! Hope all is well

 

http://www.acne.org/...air-loss/page-3



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Posted 23 March 2013 - 09:09 PM

 

 

Let us know when it's up! Maybe we can have individual topics for the things we're trying.

 

Yes perhaps; but, maybe we should recognize that no one with real life threatening and debilitating side effects is going to Iherb their way out of this, despite protestations to the contrary by self-confessed Google experts. I mean, it’s only been 30 years with essentially no real inroads made; and, no, liver flushes and colonic irrigations aren’t inroads into anything tangible except your midsection. The best docs who have had the decency to concede their precious meds can ruin peoples’ lives (only a handful) have essentially no idea what has transpired. It may be time to accept that we can’t dog paddle our way to shore. Perhaps we need a foundation with donations so that real research can begin. At the very least, donations could be used to bolster those amassed by the Propecia group; I understand there was some interest by that group.    

 Research will only be initiated if there is money to be made - which there clearly is not.

I don't think there is 'real' money to be made by those helping the Propecia group, but it is nevetheless happening. I understand that they were able to garner the interest of researchers because of the purported epigenetic root of the problem, which, of course, ties into current interests for that community. They may never get to the 'root cause' or get the money to develop some new drug (another potential set of problems), but they are still taking the best possible fight they can to the ring; and, no one could possibly ask for any more, and that is the point. 

If you go way back,you will see that money was given to studies, in fact Liam Grant pd over 1 million dollars in studies on accutane effects of the brain and such. Since the law suits on intestinal disorders there is been intrest there, problem is no one believes that accutane can cause sexual dysfunction or hormonal issues and really most don't care which is sad! If you acutally look at all the side effects listed, they are all found in hormonal & autoimmune disorders, which in turn can cause a whole lot of issues. I don't know, Accutane was in the media and a lot of intrest and hype here in the U.S., France, Germany, Ireland, U.K. etc... in the 2000's....eusa_wall.gif



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Posted 23 March 2013 - 09:59 PM

I was on 40 mg but I stopped treatment only a month into it because of the side effects, which where:

 

dry lips

dry eyes

eczema on my right arm

severe back pain

 

 

2 months post accutane, dry lips and eyes are gone and the eczema on my arm is fading, however the back pain is still there, it's not as severe as it was when I was on accutane, but I still feel like an old lady getting out of bed every morning...anyone also experienced this? Hopefully it'll eventually go away...

Good thing you were only on it a month and got side effects soo early in treatment. You should be fine can't say for sure, but pretty sure esspecially since some of your side effects have gone or faded.

 

As for back pain if it is lower pain then I suggest crunches, streching, some Vit D ( a good brand). Accutane is known to effect Vit D levels as Accutane is a derivative of Vit A and Vit A & D compete. Try to stay away in retinol enriched foods etc... Beta should be fine! Hope this helps smile.png

 

Ah, thanks, better start drinking my milk then lol. Also, I forgot to mention it also lowered my sex drive when I was on accutane and sex itself just didn't feel as good anymore, 2 months post accutane, although my sex drive isn't what it was before accutane, it has been slowly getting better...know anymore on this? :)



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Posted 23 March 2013 - 11:44 PM

I was on 40 mg but I stopped treatment only a month into it because of the side effects, which where:

 

dry lips

dry eyes

eczema on my right arm

severe back pain

Lower sex drive (and sex just didn't feel nearly as good anymore)

 

2 months post accutane, dry lips and eyes are gone, the eczema on my arm is fading, sex drive is slowly returning, however the back pain is still there, it's not as severe as it was when I was on accutane, but I still feel like an old lady getting out of bed every morning...anyone also experienced this? Hopefully it'll eventually go away...

Avoid alcohol it dehydrates the body even more and increases back pain , also as I have said many times before try BAXYL , it's liquid hyaluronic acid the best hyaluronic acid

one can get.



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    Sideffects:None till course was over.
    Now - SEVERE dry/brittle hair.
    HAIRLOSS - lost at least 70% and continues...acne came back in July, worse than I ever suffered from it. I now have back, chest, neck & cheeks that are covered.
    So now Im bone dry with no natural hydration with horrific acne. As a 31 YO woman with now destroyed skin & hair.
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Posted 24 March 2013 - 12:13 AM

Sounds ideal- Except one thing, it doesn't work.




Hi people,
 
I found this blog and seems very helpful and very informative about the long term side effects of accutane. I thought I would share the wonderful find with you guys.I am still trying to finish reading it. Maybe, you more knowledgeable people can grab something from this and help us solve our long term side effects. Also if you found it informative and interesting, please save it some how in case the url goes down.
 
http://www.aquatic-a...up-of-accutane/
 
Here are some excerpts from it:
 
Accutane induces a severe form of vitamin A toxicity, which is how it reduces acne, reduces cell division
and severely dries out the entire body by effectively slamming shut all of the sebaceous (oil)
glands in the skin and degrading the glycosaminoglycan water-holding protein molecules
collagen, hyaluronic acid, elastin, and chondroitin sulfate in connective tissue everywhere,
leaving the person in a chronically dehydrated hung-over state because the terrain throughout
their whole body has been literally turned into a desert, they are unable to retain moisture
between their cells.
 
 Depending on the severity of Accutanes original
assault on the persons DNA protein transcription mechanisms, some people recover from their
side effects with time, others arent so lucky. And from what I can tell, theres no way of
knowing in advance which group somebody will fall into.
 
This drug permanently shrinks the oil glands everywhere
and damages the ability to regenerate water-holding molecules, like the glycosaminoglycan
hyaluronan AKA hyaluronic acid, which holds water hundreds of times its own weight in the
skin and other areas of connective tissue.
 

Investigative health journalist Bill Sardi published a compelling and insightful report on
Accutane and its long-term side effects titled Accutane: a modern horror story. This report came
out five years ago, so some of the statistics might be outdated, but it is very thorough and well
referenced. One important topic he covers is how oral hyaluronic acid supplementation might
improve the extreme dryness of tissues caused by Accutane. Former Accutane users suffering
the chronic latent effects of severe systemic dryness of their skin, eyes, lips, mouth, and nasal
passage should consider taking oral hyaluronic acid supplements. Hyaluronic acid is the
scaffolding that holds the human body together. It cushions joints and nerves, dilutes toxins and
serves as a barrier against the spread of disease.
 
Oral hyaluronic acid (HA) supplements are relatively new. They offer hope for restoration of
tissues adversely affected by Accutane. Just 1000 milligrams can hold or gel 6 liters of water in
the body. Oral hyaluronic acid supplements have been reported to lessen or eradicate joint pain
in cases of osteoarthritis, eliminate back pain caused by swollen vertebral discs, refill skin tissues
to the point of reduction of wrinkles, cause floaters in the eyes to disappear, and improve
thickness and luster of hair. The production of hyaluronic acid may be impaired in Accutane
users. Supplementation may be beneficial.



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Posted 24 March 2013 - 03:20 AM

If you go way back,you will see that money was given to studies, in fact Liam Grant pd over 1 million dollars in studies on accutane effects of the brain and such. Since the law suits on intestinal disorders there is been intrest there, problem is no one believes that accutane can cause sexual dysfunction or hormonal issues and really most don't care which is sad! If you acutally look at all the side effects listed, they are all found in hormonal & autoimmune disorders, which in turn can cause a whole lot of issues. I don't know, Accutane was in the media and a lot of intrest and hype here in the U.S., France, Germany, Ireland, U.K. etc... in the 2000's....eusa_wall.gif

Yes, I know about Liam Grant's funding history. He sold off investment property. We need money from those who are suffering; I'm sure the Propecia group could put it to good use. I've donated and I intend to again.



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Posted 24 March 2013 - 04:36 AM

I was on 40 mg but I stopped treatment only a month into it because of the side effects, which where:

 

dry lips

dry eyes

eczema on my right arm

severe back pain

Lower sex drive (and sex just didn't feel nearly as good anymore)

 

2 months post accutane, dry lips and eyes are gone, the eczema on my arm is fading, sex drive is slowly returning, however the back pain is still there, it's not as severe as it was when I was on accutane, but I still feel like an old lady getting out of bed every morning...anyone also experienced this? Hopefully it'll eventually go away...

Avoid alcohol it dehydrates the body even more and increases back pain , also as I have said many times before try BAXYL , it's liquid hyaluronic acid the best hyaluronic acid

one can get.

 

I've been trying to ease up on the credit card this month, is BAXYL something that most stores carry?

 

Also, is this product something that's suitable for someone in their early 20's?


Edited by dave6677, 24 March 2013 - 04:43 AM.


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Posted 24 March 2013 - 07:31 AM

 

I was on 40 mg but I stopped treatment only a month into it because of the side effects, which where:

 

dry lips

dry eyes

eczema on my right arm

severe back pain

Lower sex drive (and sex just didn't feel nearly as good anymore)

 

2 months post accutane, dry lips and eyes are gone, the eczema on my arm is fading, sex drive is slowly returning, however the back pain is still there, it's not as severe as it was when I was on accutane, but I still feel like an old lady getting out of bed every morning...anyone also experienced this? Hopefully it'll eventually go away...

Avoid alcohol it dehydrates the body even more and increases back pain , also as I have said many times before try BAXYL , it's liquid hyaluronic acid the best hyaluronic acid

one can get.

 

I've been trying to ease up on the credit card this month, is BAXYL something that most stores carry?

 

Also, is this product something that's suitable for someone in their early 20's?

Go to BAXYL.com and yes anyone can take it it's vegan , but you have to take it for at least 2 months in order to see benefits , our bodys naturally produce hyaluronic acid , isotretinoin depletes it for life hence the chronic dryness in the body , it works , it's the only thing that got rid of my back pain. (=



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Posted 24 March 2013 - 09:00 AM

Okay so my hair stylist gave me nioxin shampoo and conditioner for thinning hair....anyone try this crap? seems to be making my scalp worse...i believe it may have harsh chemicals in it making me have sever folliculitis. FUCK.


Yeah nioxin is garbage it's one of the first things I tried. Didn't help at all I was also using the spray in treatment and follicle booster serum. My scalp is so dry I'm scratching off almost a pasty substance and I have dried flakes as well.
The itching is awful. I've tried also - kerastase scalp treatment vials, spray on vitins, organic flower extracts to soothe, spray in protein, conconut oil, nothing has helped my scalp and hair are drier than ever and continue to fall out. I also lose new hairs and they too are growing so dry and wiry. It's unbelievable.

I think the nioxin works in terms of making the hair appear thicker, but i think it dries the hair out too much.  i'm surprised you don't get any relief from coconut oil on the scalp??  That's the only thing that works for me along with some tea tree oil, although that has been proving ineffective as of lately.  I was diagnosed with folliculitis by my PCP and he gave me nizoral shampoo and a topical solution called fluocinonide....my gosh does my scalp feel better.  I can't say if it's helping with hair growth yet, but the itching has ceased thank god.  I think the inflammation combined with the itching has caused my recent hair loss.  So hopefully with decreased inflammation my hair loss will slow.  I will keep you updated. it sounds like you have sebborheic dermatitis.  are the flakes yellowish in nature?  Nothing comes off with mine besides tiny dandruff and i will get little zits between follicles or on the follicle usually meaning folliculitis.  I would ask your PCP or derm for a good antibacterial. it might be deep in your scalp in which coconut and other topicals may be too superficial on the scalp. just a thought.  My scalp sounds a little less severe than yours, and i think the hair loss may have a different cause. my hair actually gets too oily at the roots trapping in bacteria. (because of the extreme dryness)



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Posted 24 March 2013 - 03:29 PM

 

I was on 40 mg but I stopped treatment only a month into it because of the side effects, which where:

 

dry lips

dry eyes

eczema on my right arm

severe back pain

 

 

2 months post accutane, dry lips and eyes are gone and the eczema on my arm is fading, however the back pain is still there, it's not as severe as it was when I was on accutane, but I still feel like an old lady getting out of bed every morning...anyone also experienced this? Hopefully it'll eventually go away...

Good thing you were only on it a month and got side effects soo early in treatment. You should be fine can't say for sure, but pretty sure esspecially since some of your side effects have gone or faded.

 

As for back pain if it is lower pain then I suggest crunches, streching, some Vit D ( a good brand). Accutane is known to effect Vit D levels as Accutane is a derivative of Vit A and Vit A & D compete. Try to stay away in retinol enriched foods etc... Beta should be fine! Hope this helps smile.png

 

Ah, thanks, better start drinking my milk then lol. Also, I forgot to mention it also lowered my sex drive when I was on accutane and sex itself just didn't feel as good anymore, 2 months post accutane, although my sex drive isn't what it was before accutane, it has been slowly getting better...know anymore on this? smile.png

Yeah don't do milk, just a Vit D supplement and possibly some Magnesium. Milk full of Vit A..You may be okay drinking it, but if you feel worse then stop, I do the supplements though! As for sexual dysfunction, I don't know if anyone on this thread has had sucess, but you took accutane for a short time and if you do a search of the boards ( though the boards recently incoprated all rx meds) you should find some who took accutane for a short time and recovered.

 


 


If you go way back,you will see that money was given to studies, in fact Liam Grant pd over 1 million dollars in studies on accutane effects of the brain and such. Since the law suits on intestinal disorders there is been intrest there, problem is no one believes that accutane can cause sexual dysfunction or hormonal issues and really most don't care which is sad! If you acutally look at all the side effects listed, they are all found in hormonal & autoimmune disorders, which in turn can cause a whole lot of issues. I don't know, Accutane was in the media and a lot of intrest and hype here in the U.S., France, Germany, Ireland, U.K. etc... in the 2000's....eusa_wall.gif

Yes, I know about Liam Grant's funding history. He sold off investment property. We need money from those who are suffering; I'm sure the Propecia group could put it to good use. I've donated and I intend to again.

 

 

 

If you go way back,you will see that money was given to studies, in fact Liam Grant pd over 1 million dollars in studies on accutane effects of the brain and such. Since the law suits on intestinal disorders there is been intrest there, problem is no one believes that accutane can cause sexual dysfunction or hormonal issues and really most don't care which is sad! If you acutally look at all the side effects listed, they are all found in hormonal & autoimmune disorders, which in turn can cause a whole lot of issues. I don't know, Accutane was in the media and a lot of intrest and hype here in the U.S., France, Germany, Ireland, U.K. etc... in the 2000's....eusa_wall.gif

Yes, I know about Liam Grant's funding history. He sold off investment property. We need money from those who are suffering; I'm sure the Propecia group could put it to good use. I've donated and I intend to again.

So I take you have been damaged by propecia and not accutane??? If I remember correctly they didn't want us posting on thier board.... Wether you believe Nathan's theroy or not, he was in contact with a lot of scientists and such, who had intrest, but couldn't understand how a acne drug could effect one so badly! Though it should be easy to understand that acne can be a hormonal issue, and accutane could effect hormones, etc.... it's hard for them to believe unlike hair loss usually being tied to hormonal issues which can lead to sexual dysfunction and hence they can rationalize a hairloss drug causing sexual dysfunction.

 

Now, I am not sure if I missed it, but I didn't see depression or suicide for propecia or gut issues like you see with accutane, yet with accutane you don't see sexual dysfunction like you do with propecia.  In fact we had congressional hearings over the drug, sexual dysfunction has been reported since the 80's to the FDA and nothing. So many victims of accutane have tried to do many things. In fact Max's pro board, in which I directed a propecia suffer too has bio chem in relation to this!  I guess my question is by funding them what is that going to accomplish in regards to accutane? Though I agree there are similarities in a lot of us, there also a lot of diffrences.

 

I guess I forgot to mention also that...I am not sure where your from, but here in the U.S. Roche good careless about side effects since they took it off the market, studies or not! Would have to be targeted towards the generics! Unless the studies would show a cure here outside of what that Endo in MI is doing for some accutane victims.


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Posted 24 March 2013 - 07:35 PM

So I take you have been damaged by propecia and not accutane??? If I remember correctly they didn't want us posting on thier board.... Wether you believe Nathan's theroy or not, he was in contact with a lot of scientists and such, who had intrest, but couldn't understand how a acne drug could effect one so badly! Though it should be easy to understand that acne can be a hormonal issue, and accutane could effect hormones, etc.... it's hard for them to believe unlike hair loss usually being tied to hormonal issues which can lead to sexual dysfunction and hence they can rationalize a hairloss drug causing sexual dysfunction.

No I am an Accutane victim - worse in fact. I had two courses, but came undone with something 'natural.' It's not important now that I am here. It's not that they don't believe, they just don't care. Disfiguring acne is viewed with way more contempt than balding: thus, it's way harder for people (in general) to hate an acne drug, which often brings about resolution for people. It just does not make for good t.v. in the way that the Propecia cases do.

Now, I am not sure if I missed it, but I didn't see depression or suicide for propecia or gut issues like you see with accutane, yet with accutane you don't see sexual dysfunction like you do with propecia.  In fact we had congressional hearings over the drug, sexual dysfunction has been reported since the 80's to the FDA and nothing. So many victims of accutane have tried to do many things. In fact Max's pro board, in which I directed a propecia suffer too has bio chem in relation to this!  I guess my question is by funding them what is that going to accomplish in regards to accutane? Though I agree there are similarities in a lot of us, there also a lot of diffrences.

I think Accutane induces more severe depression, hence the suicides. I don't see the divergence on the other sides. The research facilitator over there argued that there were sizable commonalities, and even posted here to that effect, so I was happy to donate. Given the information he is privy to, I don't see how laypersons can argue to the contrary. I know there may be some speculation at work, but it is still the best deal going, by a long shot.



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Posted 25 March 2013 - 01:14 PM

Just bumping the thread so it doesn't get lost :)

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 08:20 PM

Does anyone have accutaneispoison's contact info? I messaged him a while back but i think that now he is cured he is off the forum.  I'd like to get more info from him about cannabis oil. next thing im going to try.



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Posted 26 March 2013 - 11:53 AM

hey guys I haven't read through this whole topic because theres so many pages but i wanted to ask...For those of you who has taken accutane and your acne has significantly improved or is gone now, would you say taking it was worth it now that you are somewhat or are acne free? I haven't tried accutane but for me taking it will be my last ditch effort to get rid of my acne once and for all right now I'm prone to negative thoughts glass half empty sort of person so if i do take it, maybe, i think i would easily get depression which i do not want. In the mean time i'll try other acne treatments instead of taking the accutane 'cure' for acne






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