More prescriptions

Although my dermatologist talked with me about Roaccutane, and gave me many leaflets about it, we decided that we wouldn’t go down that route quite yet.

So, I was prescribed tetralysal and isotrex – a gel form of roaccutane, generally less effective, but with much fewer side effects.

If you’ve read my earlier posts, you would know that I had tried tetralysal once before and didn’t manage to swallow the capsules. So, I was quite apprehensive that the dermatologist was relying on this again…but I was also determined to succeed!

After a few more¬†failures,¬†I managed, miraculously, to swallow a capsule. Since then, I’ve not had a problem with any pill – something which has made being ill a lot less stressful.

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