Acne Medication Question

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  1. tibreaker

    tibreaker Member

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    So this isn't DODMERB related, but it is a medical question. I'm a current Air Force cadet (passed DODMERB already) and was proscribed topical cream for a few pimples that sprung up. Do I need to report this to my detachment? Thanks!
     
  2. kinnem

    kinnem Moderator 5-Year Member

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    Might depend on the medication. I know certain acne meds are verboten.
     
  3. usnahopeful22

    usnahopeful22 Member

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    Accutane is one of them
     
  4. tibreaker

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    I don't think accutane is verboten. I went through DODMERB with no issue after being on accutane. Regardless, its only a topical cream. Although it is a prescription.
     
  5. kkg2000

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    How long ago did you stop using it?. Your Accutane was a typical cream?. Or pills?
     
  6. tibreaker

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    I WAS on accutane (pill) before DODMERB. I had been off of it for over 8 weeks. I am now on a topical cream.
     
  7. DesertCaliMom

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