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Week 5.5

Week 5.5 update Skin: still oily and tons of clogged pores and some active zits as usual. Really still no noticeable change in my face. It feels so gross. All of my pores are huge and clogged. Skin texture is bad as well. The usual. Side effects: headaches have mostly gone away but I've had some decent back pain since upping to 80 mg dose. My whole thoracic spine and muscles around it are SO tight and stiff. It has been rough to workout and I had to lower my squatting weight because my back

eclarue

eclarue

04/10/17

 

Week 4 - 1 month in accutane

1 month update Just got my second month supply. The copay changed for Absorica and I'm able to get it now so my doctor switched me from myorisan to absorica. I have been taking the myorisan with 20 g fat morning and night. I will be interested to see if side effects increase with absorica because it will possibly be better absorbed. No major side effects still but my lip split painfully a few days ago. I was at the gym and got lazy and didn't put on bite beauty agave lip mask every 30 mins l

eclarue

eclarue

03/30/17

 

Accutane Day 18

Day 18 Update Had a horrible migraine for 5 days. Not sure if it was from the accutane. I used to get migraines but take meds that have kept me from having one for months, so could be the accutane or maybe not. Just yesterday the left side corner of my mouth got dry, cracked and feels like it is ripping when i open my mouth. Its not terrible, not bleeding, but still uncomfortable. The rest of my lips feel tight and have started to feel really swollen. No peeling or cracking on the rest of th

eclarue

eclarue

03/19/17

 

Week 2 on Accutane

Day 13, almost end of week 2 Still havent noticed much. Skin is not any better but I don't think I've had an initial breakout yet either (knock on wood). Lips definitely feel very dry but aren't cracking or peeling. I put bite beauty lip mask or Vaseline on like literally every 15-30 mins though. A guy at the gym asked me how many times I was going to put on ChapStick, lol. No use trying to explain to him! No dryness yet on body but I put lotion on twice daily at least. I did lightly pick at o

eclarue

eclarue

03/13/17

 

Don't pick at anything! Lesson learned

So it's only a few hours later, still day 6 and here we go. Had a spot I thought I could pop and ended up with a giant red scab. Believe it when people say do not pick at anything while in accutane! See pic. i also feel like I'm breaking out more now. My face is extremely oily and all my pores feel huge and clogged. My my face is dry as well. Any moisturizer just makes my face feel oily and clogged though. I'm at a loss. Ugh. I just want to be at like month 4 where my face might be dry buy at

eclarue

eclarue

03/07/17

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05/18/17

 

Week 1 - nothing so far

End of day 6 on myorisan. Dosage: Derm wanted me to start with full dosage of 80mg. After reading blogs and research articles, I got too worried about the initial breakout, which most sources say can be diminished by starting at lower dose. So I decided to just do 40mg per day and will decide as I go if I want to increase to 80 mg at 2 or 4 weeks. I weigh 67kg by the way, so 40mg would be about .5mg/kg which is the recommended starting dose. Side effects: No side effects so far as I ca

eclarue

eclarue

03/06/17

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