Hi. Your dermatologist will tailor your accutane
dose according to your weight and severity of acne. The usual starting dose is 0.5mg
per day X kg bodyweight, increased if necessary to a maximum of 1mg
per day X kg bodyweight. So I weigh 40kg and started on 20mg
increased after one month to 40mg
per day. This is taken for
If you cannot tolerate your recommended dose (due to side effects or if you have liver or kidney problems) a lower dose such as 10mg
per day may be prescribed.