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Accutane

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8.2  Effectiveness
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7.4  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 5 Accutane side effects and 3 Accutane benefits.

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Treatment Information
The generic name of Accutane is isotretinoin. This drug is used in the treatment of acne.
Inactive ingredients of Accutane are beeswax, butylated hydroxyanisole, edetate disodium, hydrogenated soybean oil flakes, hydrogenated vegetable oil and soybean oil.
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07 Aug 2012 I've already experiences a sharp decline in the amount of acne on my face. The only downsides are that it has caused my skin to become somewhat dry and reddened at times, but my doctor said that this is normal and will subside after I finish the treatment. The dermatologist is also very cautious about the more serious possible side effects and takes a blood sample every so often. I would recommend using accutane if everything else has not worked for you.
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16 Apr 2012 I enjoyed using it, the product cleared up my skin.
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29 Mar 2011 Overall I am satisfied with Accutane. It produced amazing results for my skin. But I would only recommend it for cases of extremely severe acne.
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19 Dec 2010 worked really well with my acne, only downside is the dry skin
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07 Dec 2010 I am not currently taking accutane - I took it about 15 years ago and it pretty much cleared up my acne that I had from about 13-30+
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