I am 28 years old and this is my second time on isotrentin. I took accutane in 2007 and had wonderful results until recently. My acne came back around July 2013 and has continued to get worse. I finally saw a dermatologist in February (2014) and i started Absorica March 26 at 40mg twice a day.
First few days I didnt notice anything different. Around day 4 or 5 my lips were chapped, but since I was accutane before I was prepared with Aquaphor! So no problems there. No change in my com
Ugh...this has been the worst week so far. I went to see my derm on Friday and brought the letter from my insurance company. She switched my prescription to Claravis, hoping that they would fill it with no problem. But, of course not. So now I'm waiting until Monday morning to call and find out what to do from here. And I thought my skin was getting better but no. It's not. I have a HUGE under the skin bump on my cheek and my jawline is broken out so bad. I'm so frustrated with this and the prob
Almost to the end of my first month...it seems like it's going by so quick! My skin is definitely clearing up! I can tell a huge difference, especially when I put on makeup. It no longer takes me 30 minutes to do foundation, concealer, powder, and then touch ups. My scalp is ridiculously dry but sulfate-free shampoo is helping and I only wash my hair once a week. Kinda gross, but before Absorica I was only washing it 2-3 times a week and hey, it's not forever. I swear I am addicted to Aquaphor t
Week 3 has been pretty uneventful. My scalp is still super dry; I've switched to a sulfate-free shampoo (Loreal) and it seems to be helping. I also added a Cetaphil moisturizer to my daily routine. I never used one before because my face was so oily and I always thought they made the breakouts worse. My jawline was my biggest problem area, I always had the big, painful, under-the-skin bumps that lasted for days and this week I have noticed it clearing up in that area. I still have like a million