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Accutane Cumalative Dose Question

120 MG per KG is what most think should be taken for best results and drastically reducing chance of relapse. I was wondering if this would be affected if one were to lose weight. If you start at 75 KG and lose weight to 65 KG that would be a difference of 1200 MG would the total dose change? The weight loss would be gradual taking a months but, since the accutane stays in the system would should be done?

My brother is almost on month 2 and has lost 10 lbs so far. Not due to the accutane he is just trying to lose some fat.

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Cumulative dose should be based on initial weight at commencement of Accutane course (because weight changes are gradual over time, rarely sudden). 120mg/kg is the lower end of the optimal cumulative dose range anyway.

So if he weighed 75kg at the start of his course, he should aim to take at least 9000mg (75x120) of Accutane during his course. If can always take more if he isn't completely clear by the time he has taken 9000mg, assuming his side effects are tolerable.

Good luck

Edited by biggs881

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