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What is the chance of my acne staying away permanently?

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ok so im currently on my 4h month of accutane. I was on for 3 months..then was off for about 2 1/2 weeks. Then went back on.

Im on 40MG per day, i weigh 130lb's and my acne was mild.

So can someone tell me wat the chances are of my acne staying away permanently after my 6month course is over? i remember there was some way of calculating it, but i forgot.

thanx.

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I dont know anything about calculations but my advice would be: DONT override your skin again with lots of acne products, its like starting fresh when you're done, keep it simple.

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i wouldnt worry about the couple of wks break u had that shouldnt effect it. i cant totally remember the calculator thing either but ive read other ppl on here being on 40mg a day for 5 months and they have been fine. how have u found the course? did u clear up pretty quick?

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i wouldnt worry about the couple of wks break u had that shouldnt effect it. i cant totally remember the calculator thing either but ive read other ppl on here being on 40mg a day for 5 months and they have been fine. how have u found the course? did u clear up pretty quick?
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130lb = 60kg

Cumulative dose per kg = (40*28*6) / 60 = 112mg

(That is assuming your dose is 40mg/day the whole 6 months)

The recommended cumulative dose per kg for acne not returning is 125mg - 150mg.

However I don't think there is a way of calculating the actual chance of it returning, it's just they recommended that cumulative dose per kg.

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I'm pretty sure there isn't a way to calculate the exact percentage of it staying away.. It varies from person to person so it wouldn't work.

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i wouldnt worry about the couple of wks break u had that shouldnt effect it. i cant totally remember the calculator thing either but ive read other ppl on here being on 40mg a day for 5 months and they have been fine. how have u found the course? did u clear up pretty quick?

Yea, i cleared up in about 1 month,worked great. Only side effects were dry skin and eyes.

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yes, 50% chance of curing acne permanently with on course if you have a cumulative dose of at least 120mg/kg.

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yes, 50% chance of curing acne permanently with on course if you have a cumulative dose of at least 120mg/kg.
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i'm not sure, but it's a lot higher. and if the acne does come back, it is almost always more mild.

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