Accutane is not in our treatment plan. All our treatments are safe and gentle.
What is Accutane?
It is a strong oral medication for severe acne when regular skin treatments have no success. It was used initially as a chemotherapy agent to treat cancer patients and showed good results in treatment of severel with acne associated symptoms. Accutane was recalled by the FDA.
The risk of using Accutane
The black-box labeled Accutane has a chance for a number of severe, even life-threatening side-effects. The main side effects have a high chance to become chronic and remain even after the treatment stops. Some of the severe side effects are:
– Crohns Disease
– Ulcerative Colitis
– Suicidal tenedencies
– Birth defects