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#1 Beccabiscuits

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Posted 26 December 2012 - 05:53 PM

I am currently taking roaccutane have been for the last 2 and a half months (20g) unfortunately my skin flairs up often. acne is clearing from my forehead but becoming worse else where! I currently have the contraceptive implant in my arm, will this be affecting roaccutane from working? Please help

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 07:53 PM

Most of the implant contraceptives have an androgenic form of progestin and can worsen acne. The Depo-Provera shot and the Mirena IUD also.

The only implant that does not use hormones is the copper IUD.




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