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topical treatments as well as accutane?

hi there, i had my first appt with dermatologist last week and im going on roaccutane but after my uni exams, so in about 2/3 weeks. im not looking forward to it at all, but having had acne for 5 years or so i just want my face back!

Currently im on antibiotics and retin-a gel, i forgot to ask the derm whether i am supposed to continue with this. or is it best not to put any creams on whilst on roaccutane??

thank you

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You need to ask your doc, of course.

In my case, mine said to keep using the retin-a micro since I'm so used to it by now. I haven't been putting it on every day like I was pre-tane. Now I only put it on once or twice a week because my skin is already dry enough. Seems to be working out well.

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