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

I know accutane can be damaging to your liver and thats why I'm wondering if I can drink any alchohol while im on it. I expected ot being able to but after reading the little pamphlet of info given to me with accutane I didn't see anything about it and my doctor never brought up the topic either (maybe because I'm 18 ). Anyways if so, how much? any info relating to this topic would be appreciated.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Impaired judgement. :D

Just don't drink too much cause if your liver enzyme counts are high your derm might take you off the medicine.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My doc never said anything about it either (but maybe cause i'm also only 19) but then I did mention something one time when I was talking to her about a trip I took to canada for my 19th to drink, and she didn't say anything about it being bad ect....the one thing I have noticed is that when I do drink the next morning my skin is hella dry...like flaking. Because alcohol makes you dehydrated, and so that doesn't help the dry skin caused by accutane.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

when i first started accutane my derm never told me abuot not drinking but i knew u were not meant to cause my friend had been on accutane and was told not to over do it. so i asked my derm and she said it is not advised.

but every weeked i go out and so i figured i would give myself a limit of 4 halves of lager, that was fine but it was boring and i drank well loads more than i should have but was stil fine the next mornin.

but this was all after my final bloodtest so i now have no clue what my levels are like at all and wont till aug which is the end of treatment.

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


×