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WARNING: Accutane stunt growth

If you are under 18and not done growing do not take this drug. I was on it for 2 months when I was 16.5 yrs old and I have not grown since. My height was 182 cm then and is still 182 cm (5'11.5). I was one of the tallest in my class Other people who were shorter than me shot up and out grew me. I know I wasn't done growing because exactly one year earlier I was 179 cm. I used to be considered tall, now I'm average among adults. This is very depressing for me to think about, I don't want it to happen to anyone else. I'm so insecure about my height I wear extra padding in my shoes and hate taking them off.

Edit: It only stunts long bone growth (height). My jaw is still growing, which would be abnormal in someone who naturally stopped growing in height almost 2 years prior.

I talked to another guy who took it in my school when he was 16 and he doesn't know if it stunted his growth but did remark he's the shortest man in his family. Can I sue my derm? ACCUTANE STUNT GROWTH.

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You're 182 cm and insecure about your height so much that you wear extra padding in your shoes? Is this a joke?

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