Jump to content
Search In
Find results that contain...
Find results in...

Getting A Tattoo While On Isotrex Gel?

Recommended Posts

So I have an appointment with my dermatologist in January and if he agrees with my GP then I should be starting Roaccutane. Before this I wanted to get a tattoo so I could have something positive on my skin to focus on.

I know that getting a tattoo while on Roaccutane and for up to a year after isn't advised and I'll definitely be abiding by that, but I was wondering if it was ok to get one before this kind of treatment? Also I'm a bit uncertain because I'm currently applying Isotrex gel to my face and I know it contains a small mount of isotretinoin.

I love tattoos, I have several, but I don't want to risk getting one if the ink will leak or fade because of the Isotrex

I'd love to hear your thoughts.

Pee x

Link to comment
Share on other sites

as long as its not taking oral and just topical i think its fine

Thanks for the input leading force! That was my opinion too. I might lay off the gel a little bit in the run-up to my appointment just to be safe but I can't imagine there'll be much isotretinoin in my system anyway as I use the gel very sparingly.

Thanks again!

Pee x

Link to comment
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.

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