Dealing with the side effects of prescription acne medication is tough. My experiences are with Isotane/Roccautane, a prescription only medicine used for the treatment of more severe acne. It works miracles (my skin is living proof), however it doesn’t come without it’s negative points. I often see people asking about how to deal with the side effects of Isotane, so I thought I’d put together some tips to help you look after your skin and yourself based on my own experiences. If I’m honest I actually think I still deal with a few of the side effects now from taking a long course of this medicine seven years on.
Firstly, I feel like this has to be done. I’m not a doctor, I don’t have any kind of medical degree and I took Isotane seven years a go (so things might have changed a little, but speaking to people on it now they haven’t). This is all based on my personal experiences. Cool! Okay? Lets go! Continue reading