Jump to content
Acne.org
Search In
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
CTU309

I HAVE A QUESTION....

Hi,

If you've been on 60mgs of Accutane for 1 1/2 months now, yet your skin (particularly your T-zone; mainly your nose) is still geting a little oily from time to time, what does that mean? Does that mean your dose it too low? Isn't Accutane supposed to make your skin completely dry to where you skin stops producing surface-oil?

Thanks for the help.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

ask your derm for sure.... depending on your weight and severity, they might up your dose to 80mg or something.

I was on 40mg and after a month my skin wasn't dry, so I went on 50mg for a month and again my skin wasn't dry..... now I'm on 60mg and it's okay. You just need to find the right dosage for your skin and weight, but your derm might refuse.

60mg should still be doing it's job hopefully!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've been using 60mg/day for 1.5 months now and my t zone isn't dry. it's not oily but def not dry either. how much do you weigh? ask your doctor next time you have an appointment.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

ive been on 10mg for almost 6 months now. my derm never raised the dosage and said it was just right for my weight. i do get fluctuating sebum production from time to time (but never as greasy as before tane). even with a little oily skin, i still didnt get breakouts. ive noticed, though, my face gets really oily when i apply topical meds for consecutive days. ive stopped using my topicals now, been using cleansets less often ever since i started moojamba's hot water method (60-100sec soak) which tremendously reduced my oiliness.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   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


×