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I saw my dermatologist today and I told her I weigh approximately 60kg. Anyway I got home and weighed myself and I weigh 56kg. She said I would start on 60mg daily as 1mg for each kg. As my actual weight is 56kg is the difference from what I told her likely to affect the dose at all?

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I saw my dermatologist today and I told her I weigh approximately 60kg. Anyway I got home and weighed myself and I weigh 56kg. She said I would start on 60mg daily as 1mg for each kg. As my actual weight is 56kg is the difference from what I told her likely to affect the dose at all?

Yeah what is your opinion on this? I am 22 and started accutane 10 days ago. I am taking 80mg a day.. I weigh ~180lbs though.. does this sound right? I thought it was normal to start low and increase each month

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My dermatologist said if you can handle the side-effects its worth taking 1mg per kg for the whole course. As it gives the best chance of clearing the acne

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When I was on accutane I started low (20mg) then increased to 40mg . . . 60 . . . and 80mg until I reached my total dosage. I'm 95kg.

I think the main difference is that you'll experience the side effects faster and more intense when starting at a high dose . . . BUT you'll get through the treatment as a whole faster. So you probably just need to discuss the risks and benefits of your dosage with your derm and decide what you'd like to do.

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How long did it take for side effects to kick in for you guys? I have been on 10 days and only really experience dry lips, and more bumps then usual.

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