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Hello, I'm a 15 year old guy considering Accutane... I was just wondering if age is possibly an important factor if deciding whether or not to use Accutane. Can the drug mess up my growth? My doctor told me about Accutane possibly damaging my bones/muscles and I'm active in sports and such at school... if somebody could give me info about age affecting Accutane that would be great :D

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I think the literature said 2 out of 10 adolescents had problems with bone growth. Go to rocheusa.com, they're the makers of brand-name accutane, and read the literature. It's dense, heavy, boring reading, but it has stuff in there about adolescents. I'm not sure where I read it, but I know that my derm said that if you take it while in adolescency you're more likely to have a relapse.

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