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I stopped Accutane for 2 days.. Is it alright?

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I remember stopping my course sometimes in the winter for a week straight or so when I get a cold/flu and im still 100% clear after 3+ years of completing, so 2 days is nothing

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If I were you I would be more concerned about even being on accutane then missing a few days.

Are you honestly turning into the kind of person that'll forever browse these boards and condemn Accutane for all of your symptoms? What's done is done; whether Accutane has caused your problems doesn't matter anymore, what's important is that you spend whatever energy you have on recovering. Remember, I know exactly what you're going through, because I'm still on my course and feeling extremely lethargic, yet I've had my fog before I even started the drug. I feel tired 24/7 yet have trouble sleeping, I can't do any exercise more vigorous than walking, my joints are somewhat painful (but bearable), and I wake up feeling more tired than the night before. This will pass for me. Lose hope and it's all over for you. I'm sorry if this comes across as provocative, but I'm getting sick of seeing posters who do nothing but complain about their symptoms without taking action. It's difficult to identify a cause-and-effect relationship in some cases to long-term and so-called 'permanent' side effects as well, especially when this time period stretches over years. I'm not saying to stop criticising Accutane, because we need these criticisms and valid, empirical evidence for other posters. I sympathise, I really do, but please do everything in your power to get back to normal. There's always a way if you keep your faith and remain practical, persistent and diligent, even in the face of failure. I'm not clear-headed myself by any means; I want nothing more but my sharp mental acuity back, and you can bet that I will get it back.

@ I hate acne too; I believe that what matters most is the accumulated dose of your course. Consistency is desirable (simply for convenience, if anything), but definitely not a necessity.

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If I were you I would be more concerned about even being on accutane then missing a few days.

Are you honestly turning into the kind of person that'll forever browse these boards and condemn Accutane for all of your symptoms? What's done is done; whether Accutane has caused your problems doesn't matter anymore, what's important is that you spend whatever energy you have on recovering. Remember, I know exactly what you're going through, because I'm still on my course and feeling extremely lethargic, yet I've had my fog before I even started the drug. I feel tired 24/7 yet have trouble sleeping, I can't do any exercise more vigorous than walking, my joints are somewhat painful (but bearable), and I wake up feeling more tired than the night before. This will pass for me. Lose hope and it's all over for you. I'm sorry if this comes across as provocative, but I'm getting sick of seeing posters who do nothing but complain about their symptoms without taking action. It's difficult to identify a cause-and-effect relationship in some cases to long-term and so-called 'permanent' side effects as well, especially when this time period stretches over years. I'm not saying to stop criticising Accutane, because we need these criticisms and valid, empirical evidence for other posters. I sympathise, I really do, but please do everything in your power to get back to normal. There's always a way if you keep your faith and remain practical, persistent and diligent, even in the face of failure. I'm not clear-headed myself by any means; I want nothing more but my sharp mental acuity back, and you can bet that I will get it back.

@ I hate acne too; I believe that what matters most is the accumulated dose of your course. Consistency is desirable (simply for convenience, if anything), but definitely not a necessity.

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If I were you I would be more concerned about even being on accutane then missing a few days.

Are you honestly turning into the kind of person that'll forever browse these boards and condemn Accutane for all of your symptoms? What's done is done; whether Accutane has caused your problems doesn't matter anymore, what's important is that you spend whatever energy you have on recovering. Remember, I know exactly what you're going through, because I'm still on my course and feeling extremely lethargic, yet I've had my fog before I even started the drug. I feel tired 24/7 yet have trouble sleeping, I can't do any exercise more vigorous than walking, my joints are somewhat painful (but bearable), and I wake up feeling more tired than the night before. This will pass for me. Lose hope and it's all over for you. I'm sorry if this comes across as provocative, but I'm getting sick of seeing posters who do nothing but complain about their symptoms without taking action. It's difficult to identify a cause-and-effect relationship in some cases to long-term and so-called 'permanent' side effects as well, especially when this time period stretches over years. I'm not saying to stop criticising Accutane, because we need these criticisms and valid, empirical evidence for other posters. I sympathise, I really do, but please do everything in your power to get back to normal. There's always a way if you keep your faith and remain practical, persistent and diligent, even in the face of failure. I'm not clear-headed myself by any means; I want nothing more but my sharp mental acuity back, and you can bet that I will get it back.

@ I hate acne too; I believe that what matters most is the accumulated dose of your course. Consistency is desirable (simply for convenience, if anything), but definitely not a necessity.

Great post.

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