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What was your starting dose?

What was your starting dose for accutane? And what's your height and weight? List the mg and how many times a day you took it as well. I'm curious as to what other people started at. I know it's supposed to be gauged on your weight and height. It just seems like my starting dose was awfully high compared to what I've been hearing around here.

I was prescribed 30 mg twice a day. I'm 6'1" and 185 pounds.

I was given the option by my derm to take 40mg once a day or 30mg twice a day. I of course went with 30mg twice a day cause it was higher and would be more effective.

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I'm starting at 40mg once a day for the first month. I'm 5'9" 130-135 lbs. I'll be going to 40mg twice a day starting month two.

60mg doesn't seem high for your height/weight. Have you researched the dosage for weight and cumulative dose? There's some good information on this website about it if you haven't already. HTH.

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My derm wanted to start at 80mg, but I refused to take that much knowing it was too high for my weight (5' 3.5" 115 llbs./52kg) so we agreed on 40mg. The dose got bumped up to 60mg the 2nd month and remainder.

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My PA started me at 40mgs and considers that a low dose. I weigh 115lb and am 5'2". She said she usually starts people 60mgs but because I have a tendency to be sensitive to meds - she started me "low". I have a feeling she is going to want to bump me to 60mgs at some point - I don't see myself moving beyond that amount and should get to my cumulative dose after 4-5 months.

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I am 5'2" and 140 pounds, taking 40mg once a day. I will probably jump to 60mg after the first month, but I was paranoid and wanted to start lower.

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