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Acne can be a horrible experience for some people of any age, affecting self-esteem, confidence and can leave sufferers feeling helpless and alienated. Anyone who is

thinking about taking Accutane should really do their research as the results can be somewhat unexpected.

Here we will try break down what Accutane can do for you and what alternate effects it can bring on. Some Acne sufferers have experienced positive results by using

Accutane, unfortunately such results are often counterbalanced with some rather harsh side effects. Side effects and their regularity amongst users of this product are listed


* Chapped lips 90%
* Dry skin and itching 80% - the use of daily alpha hydroxacids will help prevent this side effect.
* Dryness of nose, mild nosebleed 80%
* Irritation of the eyelids and eyes 40% -Vitamin E 400 IU each day may lessen this side effect.
* Joint and muscle pains 15%
* Temporary hair thinning 10%
* Rash 7%
* Intestinal symptoms 5%
* Urinary symptoms 5%
* Headache 5%
* Increased sensitivity to sunburn 5%
* Decreased night vision <1%
* Depression, thoughts of suicide <1%

We consider some of the side effects listed as worse than the acne itself! Accutane users have also reported to us that when you cease using the product in many cases your acne comes back.
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