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how much are u taking a day?

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i just started accutane, and i was wondering how many mg you take a day verus how much u weigh.....i was just wondering if the amount i was put on at first was considered a high or low dose..... also what brand are u taking???? the real accutane or some generic brand, my dermatologist said that barely anyone takes the "ACCUTANE" brand anymore, he prescriped me with something that starts with an s sorlet or something like that....i cant really remeber

im on 60mg a day and i weigh about 125 lbs......

thanks :)

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155lbs on 40mg of accutane (I was on sotret the first month but now in my 2nd month I'm taking amnesteem since the pharmacy was out of sotret. It's been 4 days and I haven't noticed a difference)

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155lbs 100mg (alternate back and forth each day between 2 and 3 pills)

3.5 months in and pretty disappointed in results.

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125lbs and 60mg, IMO yeah thats pretty high to start out on. I personally can't believe that people agree to start this medication at anything more than 20mg for at least the first month or two.

I'm going

1mo:20mg, 2mo:20mg, 3mo:40mg, 4mo:40mg, and 60mg every other day for the last month.

My insurance would be a $30 fee whether it was generic or Accutane.. so I went with the real deal Accutane.

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Um I've taken 4omg max min I've taken 10 every other day but iv'e have been on the med for about 2.5 years mainly on 10mg a day i would've keep going another 3 months of 20mg but i started noticing a bit more haor shedding like 20-30 strands of hair in the shower but 2months after stopping the shedding has pretty much stopped. oh and i weigh about 60kg

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125lbs and 60mg, IMO yeah thats pretty high to start out on. I personally can't believe that people agree to start this medication at anything more than 20mg for at least the first month or two.

I'm going

1mo:20mg, 2mo:20mg, 3mo:40mg, 4mo:40mg, and 60mg every other day for the last month.

My insurance would be a $30 fee whether it was generic or Accutane.. so I went with the real deal Accutane.

Is having this low of dose even helping your acne? Im at 100mg and the improvements have not be great at all.

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118 lbs and 80 mgs a day.

its been three months and my face is worse than before... so I am still hoping to see SOME results.

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132 lbs, 40mg of claravis. Don't plan on going higher than this. Would maybe, maybe consider 50mg but not 60mg. Too afraid of side effects.

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132 lbs, 40mg of claravis. Don't plan on going higher than this. Would maybe, maybe consider 50mg but not 60mg. Too afraid of side effects.

Carmelle, are you taking 1 40 mg pill of claravis a day or 2 pills? Thanks.

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I'm 160 lbs and I'm taking:

60 mg a day: 2x40 mg (80mg total) one day, and 1x40mg the next, averaging out to 60mg/day over a two day alternation.)

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