Accutane is also known by its generic name, Isotretinoin. A chemical cousin
of vitamin A, Accutane is prescribed for the treatment of severe, disfiguring
cystic acne that has not cleared up by other milder treatments and medications
such as antibiotics. Accutane can cause side effects (some serious, see our
side Accutane side effects section), so before you buy accutane, be sure to
discuss your specific case in detail with a doctor.
Looking to buy Accutane online?
You can get excellent prices online for Accutane and other prescription drugs.
The key is to ensure that you speak to a doctor before you do purchase, just
to understand fully the conditions associated with using Accutane. In the past
couple years, the number of persons buying Accutane and other prescription drugs
online has skyrocketed. There are a number of reasons for this growth in buying
prescription drugs online including - (1) ease and accessibility to Canadian
pharmacies online that can sometimes sell an identical drug for as much as 20%
to 80% less than the going price in the United States and (2) The tremendous
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two of purchase.
Important - Who should NOT take Accutane
- If you are pregnant or could become pregnant during treatment, or for a
month after you stop taking Accutane, you should not take it at all. Accutane
has been known to cause severe birth defects and other negative pregnancy-related
- Let your doctor know if you have had a personal or family history of mental
problems (including depression, suicidal behavior and psychosis), diabetes,
asthma, heart disease, anorexia nervosa, high cholesterol levels, osteoporosis
or liver disease. Depending on your specific case, the doctor may determine
that you should not take Accutane at all, or should take an adjusted dosage.
How does Accutane work?
As outlined above, Accutane is a form of Vitamin A. It works to decrease the
amount of sebum (oil) that is released by the sebaceous (oil) glands, and it
also increase the rate at which the skin renews itself. This results in less
greasy, and hopefully more acne free skin
How should Accutane be taken?
While following your doctor's directions carefully, Accutane should be taken
with food or milk. It is typically prescribed for a 15-20 week term, but if
your body responds quickly and well to Accutane, your doctor may take you off
it well before that term is up. Avoid consumption of alcoholic beverages while
Before you buy Accutane, it is very important that you read through the information
provided here at Prescriptions1.Net, then speak to a doctor to ensure that it
is the right choice for you. Remember also that if you are, or will be prescribed
Accutane for your acne treatment, there are many good Internet pharmacies that
provide cheaper options than purchasing it at your local drugstore.