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Can someone help me figure out my CD?

My derm wants to keep me on tane for 4 months. I'll be taking 40mg throughout and I weigh 125.

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Your cumulative dose on this course will be 4,800mg.

Your cumulative dose, according to your weight, that would best insure remission of your acne is between 6,840mg-8,850mg.

It seems that the dose that your derm prescribed is a bit too low if you want a guaranteed remission of your acne.

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I'd ask for 2 extra months. But it does depend on your acne. If you have very mild acne, you might not need a high dose.

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I'd ask for 2 extra months. But it does depend on your acne. If you have very mild acne, you might not need a high dose.

Yeah my acne was pretty mild when I started. I'm pretty clear now though, except for my red marks.

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Please don't take this the wrong way, but I wouldn't just outright request 2 more months. Your derm has been prescribing Accutane for many years, and will know better than any of us what's best for you. If you are concerned, I would discuss it with your derm.

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