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So I've been off accutane for a month and I am starting to worry a little bit. I've recently noticed that I've been getting a few more pimples then I did initially after I stopped the accutane (nothing that bad so far only 2 or 3 really small ones). My question is what other peoples experiences were after accutane? Post it up good or bad. I was also wondering if anybody knows any good ways to help prevent breakouts (what foods to keep to a minimum, how much water to drink etc.)?

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So I've been off accutane for a month and I am starting to worry a little bit. I've recently noticed that I've been getting a few more pimples then I did initially after I stopped the accutane (nothing that bad so far only 2 or 3 really small ones). My question is what other peoples experiences were after accutane? Post it up good or bad. I was also wondering if anybody knows any good ways to help prevent breakouts (what foods to keep to a minimum, how much water to drink etc.)?

I have been on accutane 4-5 times over the past 10 years. Everytime I finish, almost instantly, my acne returns. My acne is moderate. And I don't get cysts at all. Mostly pustules. Anyhow, I find, for me, that it only works while I'm on it. So I take a maintenance dose sometimes where I take the last half of my prescription every 2-3 days. This helps keep me reasonably clear for longer. But as soon as I run out, my acne comes back with a vengence. Good luck!

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I've been off Accutane since around March 2008 (can't remember the actual date) - i was on 40mg/day for about 7 months.

In the last 2-3 months i have noticed a big increase in the amount of acne i have. I didn't have any large-ish whiteheads until last week and now i have a few and this is SO worrying. I'd say my skin is about 50% as bad as it was before i started Accutane. I'm so sad, once again acne rules my life, my skin is as oily as it was pre-Accutane and i'm miserable again...

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So I've been off accutane for a month and I am starting to worry a little bit. I've recently noticed that I've been getting a few more pimples then I did initially after I stopped the accutane (nothing that bad so far only 2 or 3 really small ones). My question is what other peoples experiences were after accutane? Post it up good or bad. I was also wondering if anybody knows any good ways to help prevent breakouts (what foods to keep to a minimum, how much water to drink etc.)?

I have been on accutane 4-5 times over the past 10 years. Everytime I finish, almost instantly, my acne returns. My acne is moderate. And I don't get cysts at all. Mostly pustules. Anyhow, I find, for me, that it only works while I'm on it. So I take a maintenance dose sometimes where I take the last half of my prescription every 2-3 days. This helps keep me reasonably clear for longer. But as soon as I run out, my acne comes back with a vengence. Good luck!

wow laceygirl, 4,5 times in the last 10yrs?..... do you have any bad long term effects?

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