Hey! I don’t know if anyone will ever read this but i wanna write this in case it will help anybody who has been in my position beforehand. For starters, I’m a female teenager. I’ve struggled with acne since I was 9 and have tried everything under the sun to try and get rid- from tropicals to antibiotics. Everything worked sort of in the short term but not in the long term. Currently (as of 21/7/19) I have moderate acne with mild scarring (that’s what my dermatologist said anyway). (i’
I rang the derm and they said as long as I use factor 50 sun cream I’ll be alright. I’m gonna take my first pill today (with food as directed) so I’ll keep updated on any effects. Also wanna mention I have oily/combination skin and usually get acne on my cheeks, jaw and forehead.
first three days seem okay. only side effects so far are dry lips (which i have anyway) and dry skin so i’ve been applying moisturiser and lip balm like there’s no tomorrow my hair seems to get less greasy (which is a positive because i was washing it most days). my acne doesn’t seem to have changed much though.
i think i’ve had an initial breakout but it didn’t seem to bad. so a few more side effects - VERY VERY DRY SCALP! i have so much dandruff which i’ve never struggled with -dry throat -aching muscles. is this a normal side effect???