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has the third round of accutane done the trick for anyone?

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ya so i'm wondering, is there anyone who's gotten rid of their acne with their third round of accutane? and is there anyone who's taken more than 3 rounds? i think i may be taking WAYYY more than 3 rounds of accutane throughout my life. but taht's ok. well my doctor says there's not really a danger so i could continue. this is my accutane log so far.

r1. 2007. 4 months at 40mg.

r2. 2008. 4 months at 40mg.

r3. 2009. 4 months at 40mg. (on my 2nd month now. and i plan to go on 1 pill per week (new strategy this year) after my 4 months are done).

thanks.

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I can't tell you yet...I'm currently on my 3rd course at 80mg/day for 4 months...so we'll see but I sure hope so

Each course has made my acne much less severe and this course will hopefully knock the little bit of inflamed and cystic acne i get away

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I don't think 4 months is ever really enough time on Accutane.

Also, unless you have issues with side effects, a higher dose would maybe help too. But the length of time is especially important I think.

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well my first was 6 months and my second was 5 months and i actually got longer lasting results with my second course...I think all that matters is the dosage once you surpass 4 months...

If your dosage is high enough ie. 80mg/day 4 months should be plenty

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