Should I use Isotretinoin?

Isotretinoin is an acne drug which has been found to be effective in treating acne, but the common, well documented side effects are serious.

The following common side effects are associated with Isotretinoin:

  • Eye Irritation -Severe
  • Joint Pain - Severe
  • Nosebleed - Severe
  • Rash - Severe
  • Skin Infection - Severe
  • Tenderness of the Bones - Severe
  • Abnormal Peeling of Skin - Less Severe
  • Dry Eye - Less Severe
  • Dry Mouth - Less Severe
  • Dry Skin - Less Severe
  • Dryness of the Nose - Less Severe
  • Hair Loss - Less Severe
  • Head Pain - Less Severe
  • Inflammation of the Lips - Less Severe
  • Low Energy - Less Severe
  • Sun-Sensitive Skin - Less Severe


The best way to treat breakouts is to correct the root causes - by feeding your body with powerful and proven clear skin nutrients, namely Vitamin Bs (particularly B5, B3, folic acid, biotin), Vitamin A, zinc, copper. Externally, it is important to use soothing, gentle, non-irritating skincare products with high quality clear skin ingredients such as Vitamin B5, salicylic acid, aloe vera, green tea, bergamot oil and French green clay. SkinB5 Next generation clear skin 1.2.3.+ system is a powerful regime specifically formulated to control and stop acne from the inside and out.

The Extra Strength Acne Control Vitamins is a Step 1 product to control and clear your acne all over.

Daily Dosage: 1–2 tablets, twice daily, after a meal. (Please allow 6–12 weeks to observe improvements) *Individual results may vary.

For persistent acne breakouts, 2 Tablets twice a day. For regular breakouts: Blackheads, whiteheads, oily skin, enlarged pores, pimples, zits, 1 tablet twice a day. 

Combine together with the

  1. Acne Control Cleansing Mousse or Australian Botanicals Acne Control Cleansing Mousse.
  2. Acne Control Moisturiser and/or Australian Botanicals Acne Control Hydration Essence.

SkinB5 Skin Purifying Mask and Clear Skin Superfood Booster

They all contain Vitamin B5 and immunity boosting to enhance the acne clearing effects of our supplement products and speed up healing. 

Once acne is under control, switch to the Maintenance Dosage: 1-2 tablets a day for lasting effects.


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