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Starting Week Three

I'm on day 20 today, so tomorrow marks the three week mark on Accutane. Nothing much to report since the last time I posted. Lips are super dry and starting to also crack a little around the sides of my mouth. Skin is a little dry but not overly, standard moisturiser is adequate - no need to use the really strong stuff just yet. A few new pimples here and there, no more than usual. They don't last long though as the dryness seems to make them peel off, and they aren't as deep as they

Jo NZ

Jo NZ

03/23/14

 

Week Two

Starting day nine today! Eyes are starting to improve with some antibiotic drops that were prescribed by the Doctor. I think it was just a coincidence that my eyes had issues at the time of starting Accutane. The dryness is my skin seems to have sort of gone away a little, and the over oily-ness I spoke of last time has died down too. Existing pimples are continuing to dry and peel off which is good I think. No other side effects, still working out heaps and have had no issues

Jo NZ

Jo NZ

03/12/14

 

First Week On Accutane

Hi, I've just started my course of Accutane (called Oratane here in NZ). 3 x 10mg per day.. I weigh about 57kg. I'm also taking Fish Oil supplements daily to help prevent any joint pain issues in the future as I work out a lot. I've had acne issues around my chin / neck / jawline area for about 12 months now which hasn't improved (or even changed at all) with many different methods of treatment. I believe it's hormonal and due to my contraceptive injection which I've been on fo

Jo NZ

Jo NZ

03/09/14

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03/09/14

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