How effective is Accutane?
Accutane is a very effective medication, with studies consistently showing that more than 90% of
patients are completely (or almost completely) cleared by a typical course of Accutane lasting 16-24
weeks at a dose of 0.5-1.0mg/kg/day.
In the above table, 1624 of 1743 (93.2%) patients who underwent a typical Accutane course were
completely clear by the end of their course. Only 31 of the 1743 (1.8%) patients either had no
change in their acne or a moderate or poor response to Accutane.
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