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  1. Hi everyone! I'm wondering if anyone knows how far apart Accutane appointments have to be. When I did my first course (late 2008- early 2009) I came in every 28 days and had no problems. Now, the same doctor's office is telling me that it has to be every 31 days. (The problem is that on day 28 after my appointment (today) I'm going to be traveling for work and am going to have a really hard time taking sick leave and getting to a doctor while I'm out of town. I basically need to go 4 weeks
  2. Hi! I'm about a week away from finishing my course of accutane. I'm a law student and I noticed that I was having trouble concentrating during finals last semester. I was in a similar position about a year ago. Last February, when my derm suggested accutane, I was in my second year of law school and planning my wedding for August. I went through the consultation, bloodwork, etc. but I was too worried about not being able to handle everything and decided not to do it. However, I was already o
  3. Has anyone ever used the Zeno device while on Accutance? I got mine before I started Accutane and didn't have any problems then. I'm worried my skin might be too sensitive to use it now. I've been on Accutance (80 mg/day) for 6 weeks now and haven't had any problems except dryness. I didn't have any increase in breakouts either but there is an annoying zit coming out of my forehead...
  4. I was on spironolactone for about 3 years. It started working for me in less than week. I was already on the pill, which helped but didn't clear everything up but when I started spironolactone, pimples that were starting to pop up around my chin just disappeared. I noticed that when I wasn't really good about taking it (i.e. missing doses) my skin would get worse pretty quickly... In any case, after years of clear skin spironolactone, my derm suggested Accutane anyway. Spironolactone might