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Posted by on Feb 7, 2019 in Skincare | 0 comments

The best lip balm to use whilst on isotretinoin (Roaccutane)

The best lip balm to use whilst on isotretinoin (Roaccutane)

So it’s been a little while since I last posted. Obviously we’ve had Christmas and I took a little time off to enjoy the festive celebrations with my family, but I’ve also been on isotretinoin (often known by its brand names Roaccutane or Accutane) which is a drug that cures acne. I won’t go into too much detail here but I’ve had acne on and off since I was a teenager and last year my GP finally referred me to a dermatologist who prescribed the medication. Istretinoin is a pretty strong drug with some fairly nasty side effects, and whilst I feel I was quite lucky with the side effects that I suffered I have been feeling very tired which took its toll on my everyday life for a while. Anyway, I finished my course of medication last week and am already feeling much better and my energy is coming back, hurrah! One of the main side effects that everyone suffers from on isotretinoin is extremely dry lips, with...

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