Can you drink when taking isotretinoin
She advised against binge drinking and told me drinking on special occasions would be OK. So crack open a cold one and relax!!! Originally Posted by Lindsey Not unless you also plan to drive. The easiest way to lookup drug information, identify pills, check interactions and set up your own personal medication records.
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I asked her about it a lot because I was desperate for Accutane but didn't want to be dry over christmas the season of giving and drinking Obviously it's not medically recommended, this is just what I've heard! Use isotretinoin as ordered by your doctor. If you already have an account, please login. You may also report side effects at http: This is only a brief summary of general information about isotretinoin. Do not sign the form and do not take isotretinoin if you do not know everything on the form.
Is alcohol really too drying?? Maybe the doc is just trying to scare you, but who knows, alcohol itself could kill, drinking enough of it.
Ok definately not going to get drunk this saturday then, thank you x. These are not all of the side effects that may occur.
I am 18 weeks into accutane. I am taking Accutane and have asked my derm about alcohol.
Read all information given to you. It is my one regret that I drank as heavily as I did, but no side effects thus far.
To view content sources and attributions, please refer to our editorial policy. I asked my derm and he said it was no problem if I wanted to have a drink.
It's a rocky road but like everything else in life, there is always a beginning and an end. You must have 2 pregnancy tests that show you are NOT pregnant before starting this medicine. Password Forgot your password? Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:.
Only the healthcare provider has the knowledge and training to decide which medicines are right for a specific patient. You must talk with the healthcare provider for complete information about the risks and benefits of using isotretinoin.