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is my doseage weird?

i was wondering if my doseage was weird kinda because everyone ive talked to that has used accutane is taking it twice a day like 40mg. i am taking it once a day in the morning 40mg and i was just wondering the difference between these 2 doses and how fast they will work compared to eachother


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What matters is that you reach a cumulative dose around 125mg per kg of weight - total. So how strong that 40mg a day is for you depends on your weight. Most US doctors aim for a dose around 1mg/kg/day to start, and can take you as high as 2mg/kg/day. Euro and Aussie doctors tend to prescribe much lower daily doses. The cumulative dose indicates how long you'll take it. If your daily dose is on the low side it will take a longer period of time to reach the cumulative dose, but the side effects will be less intense, and the "initial breakout" less severe compared to a shorter, high dose course.

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