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Should I Buy Accutane Online?

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Updated March 04, 2010

Question: Should I Buy Accutane Online?
I found a website that sells Accutane online. It's inexpensive, and I don't even need a prescription! It sounds like an easy way to get Accutane. Should I buy Accutane online?
Answer:

The short answer: No! Buying Accutane (isotretinoin) online is never a good idea.

Although the site may claim to be selling Accutane, you have no assurance that the product you're getting is the real thing. The product may have been mislabeled or may be counterfeit. It may also contain unsafe ingredients.

Anyone taking Accutane needs to be monitored by a doctor. It is a powerful drug that can cause many side effects, some of them serious.

Lastly, it's illegal. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns against buying Accutane online because of the undeniable hazards involved.

Buying Accutane online can be dangerous. It isn't worth the risk. If you really want to take Accutane, you need to talk with your doctor. This way, you'll be ensured you are getting genuine medication, and your doctor will be available if you have any questions or experience any side effects.

Your health is worth it, isn't it?

Source:
"FDA Warning: Risks of buying Accutane (isotretinoin) over the Internet." U.S. Food and Drug Administration. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Accessed 05 Nov 2008.

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