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Accutane Dosage Question

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Hello Everyone,

Sorry if a question like this has been asked before(I'm new). When I first started taking accutane I took 40mg's a day for two weeks and then took 80mg's a day until my package ran out. I recently got my second refill and the pharmacist screwed up the dosage instructions and made them the same as the first (40mg's a day for two weeks and then 80mg's).

My question is, do I continue taking 80mg's a day or should I start taking more? After the intial breakout my acne started to dry up and look better, but now it's getting more redder and noticeable. I weigh 185 pounds and wondering if I should start taking 120mgs a day.

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call your derm to be sure, but it seems like 40mg a day for the two first weeks then 80mg a day after it till the rest of your course, or till your derm changes it

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