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Hi I recently finished a 6 month coarse of roaccutane at 60

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Hi I recently finished a 6 month coarse of roaccutane at 60 mg a day I finished my tablets on the 2nd of June and had a period on the 5 th of June It's now the 8 th of July and I have just found out I am pregnant is my baby gonna b ok
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Norm S. replied 3 years ago.
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Your baby should be fine. It's recommended that women not get pregnant for 30 days after stopping roaccutane. Actually most of the drug is out of your system within a shorter time, since the half life (time for half of the drug to be eliminated from the body) is 2-4 days. By 30 days after stopping, there is no significant amount of roaccutane in your body. The egg that got fertilized didn't start developing until after your period of June 5, so there was no exposure to roaccutane. Best regards.
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Expert:  Dr. Norm S. replied 3 years ago.
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