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acne 4th month on accutane

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Not my first time on Accutane but it was awhile ago so I dont exactly remember too much. At my last visit for 3 months the derm said that I should be pretty much clear from there till I finish my course of Accutane. Things were going well(not clear, but def. better) but now it seems that I am breaking out again and heading back to where I was when I started. I go next week for my 4 month checkup, and my question is, Did anyone else break out this late in the course and still end up clear by the end?

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You know, I'm basically in the same situation you are. Except I finished my course Friday. It was my first, and 5 months long.

I am NOT clear. I'm very very very far from clear. But my PA keeps telling me that after 2 months of coming off Accutane, I will be completely clear. He told me that only 1/5 of the people he has on Accutane are completely clear by their last month. He won't increase my course, so all I can do is wait.

I hope he's right, and maybe we'll both be clear a month or so after our course ends.

Best wishes, and happy waiting. :)

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Im in the same boat! I started my 4th month last week and my skin just basically is going down hill.

Im on 40mgs twice a day and around my chin im getting red bumps. Its really annoying i hope it goes away soon! If yall know anything please help =[

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