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how many mg's would you take ?

Hey mates. I've been on accutane for about 5 months now. The first 2 weeks, the doc had me on 1, 40 mg pill. After two weeks, it was moved to 2, 40 mg pills. I have 3 months left, and he wants me to just take 1, 40 mg pill again to finish during that time.

My concern is I stopped after the first 3 months, and within 1 month my acne came back. I dont think Im taking a high enough dosage to put the acne away for good, just enough to make it stop for the time being. Im a 180 pound weightlifting male. Any suggestions !!. ??

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Hey mates. I've been on accutane for about 5 months now. The first 2 weeks, the doc had me on 1, 40 mg pill. After two weeks, it was moved to 2, 40 mg pills. I have 3 months left, and he wants me to just take 1, 40 mg pill again to finish during that time.

My concern is I stopped after the first 3 months, and within 1 month my acne came back. I dont think Im taking a high enough dosage to put the acne away for good, just enough to make it stop for the time being. Im a 180 pound weightlifting male. Any suggestions !!. ??

Assuming that everything else is fine (blood tests, tolerability of side effects, etc.), I would take 40 mgs in the morning and 60 in the AM for a total of 100 mgs a day. I would do that for the next 16 weeks. I am a firm believer in higher dose isotretinoin. Make sure it is taken TWICE daily (not once daily) and it is with a meal, preferably higher in fat.

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