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Missing accutane dosage on purpose?

Question might seem off but i have about 8 more days left for accutane for my 2nd month, but the thing is my appointment again is not till about 13 days from now. that means ill be missing 5 days of accutane. now i know missing like 1 or 2 is ok, but i was wondering if 5 days is that big and if i can skip days now so it wont be 5 days later. like for instance take a pill tomorrow, skip the next day etc

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Missing 5 days isn't a big deal. I've posted this in other places, but my derm told me it's the amount of the drug you take altogether over the length of the course, rather than the dosage etc. Thats why it doesn't matter so much whether you spread it over 4 months, 6 months or whatever... or if you miss a day or even a week. You're still going to have taken the same amount of accutane by the time you finish the course altogether.

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Lola's right. I went on a two week hiatus because of a bad initial breakout, but my derm said everything will be fine as long as my dosage adds up to 5 or 6 months (depending on my progress).

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