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

Accutane doseage

Recommended Posts

Just been prescribed Accutane for mild acne. Doctor agreed to a low doseage: 40mg/day, 5 times a week (my weight is 145 lbs). The dose is low because he was reluctant to place me on it.

Question is: how does this doseage compare with other peoples? Is it extremely low? What results can I expect to achieve at this level? How does it compare with the recommended doseage levels?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Its not that low..

As i raed n those forums most people are on 40 mg

(Im starting 60 mg tomorrow :) )

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

i only have mild acne and im being started at 70mg for 6 months which might be increased later on in the treatment

how much do you weigh?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That's not low at all. I started at 10mg/day at 180lbs for severe acne. It took me 2 months before I worked my way up to 40mg, and by then I was tipping the scales at about 190.

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


×