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Negative Accutane Experiences Survey

02 May 2013 - 12:27 AM

Negative Accutane Experiences Survey:

Name/username:
Gender:
Age:

How long has it been since you took Accutane?
Describe your skin before Accutane:
Describe your health before Accutane:

Did either of your parents take Accutane or antibiotics?
Before Accutane, did you take antibiotics?
Did you use retinoids?
What other medications or supplements did you take before Accutane?

What was your diet like before Accutane? Describe a typical day's meals.
Did you drink enough water?
Did you drink alcohol? On average, how much per week?
Did you smoke or use drugs? How often?
What was your lifestyle like? Were you active?
What was your stress level?

Height/weight during treatment:
Age during treatment:
Dosage:
Length of treatment:
Reason for stopping treatment:

Did you take any medications/supplements during Accutane?
Did you take a multivitamin during Accutane?
If so, did it contain Vitamin A? What kind?
Did Accutane clear up your acne? For how long?

When did you first begin to notice adverse effects?
When did these effects become serious?
Has anything shown up abnormal on blood tests? If so, what?


Mark all of the side effects you have experienced.
Put a lowercase x in the box if the side effect has gone away and a capital X if you still have the side effect.
Put two X's if you feel like the side effect has significantly impacted your life.
(Feel free to explain the severity and specifics of the side effects.)

[ ] Sensitive skin
[ ] Irritated skin
[ ] Increased photosensitivity
[ ] Dry skin
[ ] Peeling fingertips
[ ] Chapped lips
[ ] Bleeding lips
[ ] Sebhorreic dermatitis
[ ] Increased acne
[ ] Itching
[ ] Keloids
[ ] Slow healing
[ ] Jaundice
[ ] Premature aging
[ ] Uneven skin tone
[ ] Facial fat atrophy

[ ] Hair loss
[ ] Dry hair
[ ] Dull hair
[ ] Decreased rate of hair growth
[ ] Change in hair texture
[ ] Itchy scalp
[ ] Dandruff
[ ] Scalp buildup
[ ] Increased body hair
[ ] Decreased body hair

[ ] Dry eyes
[ ] Irritated eyes
[ ] Blurred vision
[ ] Poor night vision
[ ] Light sensitivity

[ ] Loss of libido
[ ] Erectile dysfunction
[ ] PCOS
[ ] Infertility
[ ] Irregular periods
[ ] Heavy periods
[ ] Cramps
[ ] Birth defects
[ ] Yeast infections

[ ] Social anxiety
[ ] Depression
[ ] Suicidal ideation
[ ] Anxiety
[ ] Aggression
[ ] Mood swings
[ ] Insomnia

[ ] Headaches
[ ] Brain fog
[ ] Vertigo
[ ] Memory problems
[ ] Fatigue
[ ] Nosebleeds
[ ] Dry mouth
[ ] Dry throat
[ ] Tinnitus
[ ] Hearing problems

[ ] Stomach pain
[ ] Poor digestion
[ ] IBS
[ ] Crohn's
[ ] Ulcerative colitis
[ ] Food intolerances
[ ] Leaky gut
[ ] Candida
[ ] Nausea
[ ] Insulin resistance
[ ] Diabetes
[ ] Liver damage
[ ] Kidney damage
[ ] Dehydration
[ ] Overactive bladder
[ ] Diarrhea
[ ] Constipation
[ ] Excessive sweating

[ ] Stunted growth
[ ] Osteoporosis
[ ] Aching joints
[ ] Stiff joints
[ ] Other joint problems
[ ] Muscle aches
[ ] Weight loss

[ ] Chills
[ ] Allergic reactions
[ ] Increased immune response
[ ] Decreased immune response
[ ] Heart palpitations
[ ] Hypothyroidism
[ ] Hyperthyroidism
[ ] Low testosterone
[ ] Low estrogen
[ ] Low progesterone
[ ] Anemia
[ ] Other


Which medications/supplements have helped you post-Accutane? Please explain how long you have taken them and what the beneficial effects are.

Which medications/supplements have made your condition worse? Please explain how long you took them and what the harmful effects were.

Which medications/supplements have had no effect? Please explain the dosage and exactly how you took them.

How has your diet changed since Accutane? Describe what worked and what didn't.

Have you made any significant lifestyle changes since Accutane? If so, describe them.

Do you feel like Accutane has impacted your life? If so, how?

What would you tell anyone who is considering Accutane?