Jump to content
Acne.org
Search In
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
tzzel

Do I need to continue accutane?

Hi everyone. I have a question about accutane.

I'm 25 and I've had cystic acne since I was 18. Acne became ridiculous when I was 22-25, before I started accutane.

I started on 20mg a day (10mg in the morning/evening) for about 3-4 months at the height of an outbreak. It helped a lot, but it wasn't enough as I ended up with an almost 1-inch-long set of cysts next to my eyebrow.

I then went on 40mg a day (20mg in the morning/evening) for the past 2 months. NO SINGLE CYST APPEARED. I understand an accutane regiment goes for 6 months. I wonder if I need more time with it. It's been a couple of days since not taking accutane... and I saw a white pimple (the tiny ones filled with white puss) this morning. Is it a sign of things to come?

Shall I continue with my 40mg regiment? For how long?

--TZZEL

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Personalized Advice Quiz - All of Acne.org in just a few minutes


×