My daughter's acne has returned after completing Accutane treatment, should we consider Accutane again? Perhaps there is better treatment?

My daughter completed Accutane treatment last May. Small breakouts started last month in the hairline. Now, larger ones are appearing and are starting to develop on her neck, back and chest. It is getting worse. Should Accutane be considered again? My husband had SEVERE acne.

Answers from doctors (2)


Smooth Solutions Medical Aesthetics

Published on Mar 11, 2014

Sometimes the body can build up a tolerance to some products (including Accutane), and they will no longer work. Its hard to say though. She has been off it a while, so she can start again and see what happens. Or, she can try something completely new. Have her see a trusted dermatologist who can examine her skin and recommend products that will work based on her skin-type and body chemistry.

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Answered by Smooth Solutions Medical Aesthetics

Sometimes the body can build up a tolerance to some products (including Accutane), and they will no longer work. Its hard to say though. She has been off it a while, so she can start again and see what happens. Or, she can try something completely new. Have her see a trusted dermatologist who can examine her skin and recommend products that will work based on her skin-type and body chemistry.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Medical Spa at Pro Sports Club

Published on Mar 11, 2014

In order to answer your questions, we would need to know what dosage was used in the past.

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Answered by Medical Spa at Pro Sports Club

In order to answer your questions, we would need to know what dosage was used in the past.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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