Accutane Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Accutane by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. link Heflin
    Stunting Growth
    I have looked everywhere to see if there has been many cases where accutane stunted teenage boys growth. My son is 15 and has been on accutane for 4 months........I am afraid he is going to stop growing because of the decision I made for him. He did - 36% more...
    Heflin- over a year ago - in Accutane
  2. link Johnsmith
    Accutane bad liver, bad acne, who came first the chicken or the egg, liver problems, unhealthy diet
    Find a good homeopathic / natural homeopathic doctor and go on a diet instaed!!!! I have always had really bad acne, and I went through all the usual treatments(Antibiotics, accutane....) never helped.... Now Acne is usually caused by some combinatio - 88% more...
    Johnsmith- over a year ago - in Accutane
  3. link Accutanesufferer
    Accutane accutane
    I am a living Accutane side effect! Damn you!
    Accutanesufferer- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Accutane
  4. link Bjsmom
    Accutane severe dry skin, scarlet leather, severe depression, metrolotion, type 1 diabetes
    After suffering from terrible skin from about junior high, I finally got a good enough job so that I had insurance to pay for a dermatologist. After heavy antibiotics and Retin A, I was given Accutane. In the next 3 months I suffered through: Severe - 74% more...
    Bjsmom- over a year ago - in Accutane
  5. link Med-private
    Accutane rubber band ball, bloody noses, muscle cramps, chapped lips, cold flashes
    I'm 16 and i started taking Accutane about two months ago. i was on the medication for three weeks and had to get off it. The first week i feel like my body was being bond into a rubber band ball and then being bounced around it killed but i figured - 64% more...
    Med-private- over a year ago - in Accutane
  6. link Mbrown3
    Can Accutane Cause a
    I started Accutane 2 months ago. So far, the only side effect I had was extremely dry lips, but now i have what looks like just a patch of dry skin on the back of my hand and wrist. It doesn't itch or hurt but the appearance and feel of it bothers me - 30% more...
    Mbrown3- over a year ago - in Accutane
  7. link Frederic59us
    face creams
    I completed the Accutane treatment over 6 years ago. My acne is gone but my skin looks dead. What face creams work after Accutane? Thanks Frederic
    Frederic59us- over a year ago - in Accutane
  8. link 903wendi
    Accutane mental health care, health care facility, oddly enough, running away from home, literally
    Where do I begin--I took Accutane when I was in High School--ended up running away from home twice, my lips were literally cracked and bloody all the time, my ears and nose would bleed from time to time, i was suicidal and totally disconnected from t - 75% more...
    903wendi- over a year ago - in Accutane
  9. link Izzy
    dry cough and accutane
    My daughter has been on Accutane for two months now - she has a persistent dry cough. Chest X-ray negative, she did a round of antibiotics, no change. Pulmonary doc put her on Advair and Singular - no change. Her lung function is normal. Has anyone e - 12% more...
    Izzy- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Accutane
  10. link Maniak
    Is this supposed to happen?
    Hello, My name is A.J. and I'm 15. I have taken accutane for about 2 years and I read that it involved suicidal thoughts. I no longer take accutane, and have been off of it for about a year, But I'm still getting suicidal thought and depression. It i - 48% more...
    Maniak- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Accutane
  11. link Sara1202
    Well I am not a doctor so I can not rule out accutane as the cause or tell you what is the cause, but here is my opinion. I don't think it is the accutane. If you were on it that long ago, the side effects of accutane (physical as well as mental) sho - 85% more...
    Sara1202- over a year ago
  12. link Sara1202
    Accutane cystic acne, cholesterol levels, lower back pain, dermatologist, ins
    I went on accutane 5 months ago and it was a great decision. The side effects can be nasty though. I had really bad lower back pain (I literally felt like an old woman. Bending over was so painful as was moving in general). It is not as bad now thoug - 80% more...
    Sara1202- over a year ago - in Accutane
  13. link Sammy12
    changing dossage
    I have been on accutane for 2 months-skin worse than ever-80 mg/day. My dr. decreased me to 40 mg/day for 2 wks and then to go back to 80. Some kids say their dr increased their dossage at that point not decreased. Now I am afraid that when I go back - 38% more...
    Sammy12- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Accutane
  14. link Maniak
    Hey, I've taken accutane for awhile and my dr. increased and deceased the dossage repeativly. I was havin doubt on whether or not it would work too but eventually it worked and my scars aren't even that red anymore. Took ~2 years but o' well. I think - 44% more...
    Maniak- over a year ago
  15. link N_martella
    Accutane chaped lips, dry skin, extreme side, birthcontrol, vaseline
    I took Accutane four years ago and was on it for about 6 months. My skin still looks good. I had minor side effects like extremely chaped lips and very dry skin. It helps if you use vaseline. I was pretty moody too, but that could have been from the - 40% more...
    N_martella- over a year ago - in Accutane
  16. link Jessica.cummins
    Accutane mood swings, corrective lenses, chapped lips, suicide attempt, vision loss
    Hair fall out, extremely chapped lips, vision loss (corrective lenses went from -5 to -9.25), mood swings, suicide attempt.
    Jessica.cummins- over a year ago - in Accutane
  17. link Leet0r999
    Accutane ive been, acne, taking drugs, better with time, medication
    pressure in my head. disconnected feeling. stay away from this medication. dont let acne make you life worse by taking drugs that hurt you. ive been there, i know its hard, but just keep your head up and keep going, your acne will get better with tim - 14% more...
    Leet0r999- over a year ago - in Accutane
  18. link Quikchick92
    Accutane headaches, sunlight, lips, attitude, minor side effects
    While on Accutane, I experienced some minor side effects. My skin was very dry and sensitive. My lips constantly felt chapped. My eyes became very sensitive to sunlight, and I had a few slight headaches. I never experienced any unsual changes in mood - 20% more...
    Quikchick92- over a year ago - in Accutane