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Ok, so I went to my derm's office this week. And she told me she is going to start me on the lowest dose which will be 40 grams. I thought 20 was the lowest gram?

Mind you i'm 5'0" tall and weigh 95 lbs. Is that too much for me to start on?

Or maybe my Accutane comes from a different company?

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Ok, so I went to my derm's office this week. And she told me she is going to start me on the lowest dose which will be 40 grams. I thought 20 was the lowest gram?

Mind you i'm 5'0" tall and weigh 95 lbs. Is that too much for me to start on?

Or maybe my Accutane comes from a different company?

thats a good dose for you. 20mg might be too low to keep ya acne away long term. I think 40mg is a good dose for you, and it sounds best.

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Ok, so I went to my derm's office this week. And she told me she is going to start me on the lowest dose which will be 40 grams. I thought 20 was the lowest gram?

Mind you i'm 5'0" tall and weigh 95 lbs. Is that too much for me to start on?

Or maybe my Accutane comes from a different company?

thats a good dose for you. 20mg might be too low to keep ya acne away long term. I think 40mg is a good dose for you, and it sounds best.

Ok, thank you. :)

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Wow, that sounds just like me! I'm 5'1 and 101 lbs and just got prescribed 40mg of tane as well.....

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she probably meant the lowest dose for your course. maybe she is planning to bump you up to a higher dose if things go well on 40mg. even if the isotretinoin comes from a different company the dosing is the same.

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I also wondered the same as you. I'm 5' and weigh about 103 and my derm started me on 40mg's too.

I've been on it so far 2 weeks and so far so good. Although i dont know what my next dosage might be for next month but if he does up my dose i hope i still look and feel the same. (yeah right :rolleyes: )...I think i know what i'm in for :cry: .....

:comfort: someone hold me.

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Ok, so I went to my derm's office this week. And she told me she is going to start me on the lowest dose which will be 40 grams. I thought 20 was the lowest gram?

Mind you i'm 5'0" tall and weigh 95 lbs. Is that too much for me to start on?

Or maybe my Accutane comes from a different company?

that's strange. ive clarified with my derm the right dosage for me (im 5'2'' weighing from 92-100 lbs). she said 10mg is just the right one for me. im now on my fifth month and she never raised the dosage. so far, i never had terrible problems with it.

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Sometimes derms will start you on a lower dose and then bump you up after a few weeks. I started at 40 mg and I weigh 185 lbs. I was bumped up to 80 mg after two weeks and I was on 100 mg/day for a while also. A typical dosage is 1mg/kg per day. So if you weigh 95 lbs, that's about 43 kg. A 40 mg/day dose would be typical for you.

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