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Accutane as a teenager?

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Hi, i am concerned as i have heard stories that accutane should not be used by people still in growth. I am 17 now, and even though my derm has prescribed accutane for my moderate acne, i was told by a regular doctor that it should NOT be taken by teenagers and people who are still no fully developed. Reading the medications precautions, i haven't found anything on the issue of age, so can someone plz help with some advice??

Thank you.

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You should be fine, every derm I've gone to said I can go on Accutane if I want to. (I'm 18 by the way)

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