Jump to content
Search In
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
  • entries
  • comment
  • views

Starting Accutane on Monday



On Monday I'm starting Low-dose accutane for my severe seb derm on my face. I also have mild rosacea that seems to flare when the seb derm goes crazy on me. I have tried every topical product :| and finally a dermatologist (I went to Johns Hopkins, I live in the Baltimore Area) offered me the option of 10 mg per day of accutane. Of course it was a pain to get with the i-pledge program.

Mainly, I'm just going to keep a diary of my progress.

Currently, I'm taking an oral anti-fungal(Itra 100mg) twice daily which has cleared my face to almost normal. However, because it can cause liver problems I chose to try accutane out. I don't use too may topicals on my face because it just gets irritated and worse. I find that minimal is best for me.

Morning Routine

Cereve Wash


Cereve Wash or Ovace Face wash as needed (tends to bother my skin if used too much)


Itraconazole 100 mg twice daily

Ortho Tricyclen-Lo


There are no comments to display.

Add a comment...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Personalized Advice Quiz - All of Acne.org in just a few minutes