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Post accutane

Update - My lips are completely back to normal. It's so nice! Also, the itchy arms have disappeared, finally. My scalp is just now tolerating regular shampoo again. My heel pain is gone. I'm still very stiff all over and having joint/muscle pain. My face is still nice and dry (HOORAY) and no acne anywhere. (YES!!!) Bad things: because the accutane is still in my system, it predisposed me to hyperacuity in my ears. Just suddenly, out of nowhere, my hearing became distorted last we

SGlo

SGlo

12/05/10

 

Abridged version - ACCUTANE LOG

ABRIDGED VERSION - ACCUTANE LOG (Claravis) Month 1 - 40 mgs, once per day (taken on empty stomach) Day 5 - first side effect appeared: dry, flaky scalp By end of Week 1: -itchy skin set in: arms, neck -scalp felt noticeably less oily -fatigue became noticeable -ears stopped producing oily wax -lips chapped, of course Day 12 - first sign of muscle/joint aches and pains appear -slight redness appears in face By end of week 2: - Bacne calmed down -ove

SGlo

SGlo

11/17/10

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11/06/14

 

Complete Accutane LOG

Hello everyone. The day I started accutane I kept copious notes on my computer. I will post the long version and the abridged version (for those who don't have the attention span.) I am a young woman, 27, 110 lbs, with mild acne, but very persistent (on face.) My back was another story. It was moderate and VERY persistant, itchy and painful. I didn't realize how bad either one was until it was gone. I went off accutane today, and I will note my progress as all my side effects we

SGlo

SGlo

11/17/10

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