Does accutane stunt growth? Watch

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Im a 22yo guy and I started to take accutane at age 16 and a half (5 months before turning 17) because of my acne. Back then I didnt know anything about growth stunt. My doc just praised the drug to me as a miracle drug without any harsh side effects. Anyway, I havent grown at all ever since I took this drug. I'm 5'9 (175cm), dad is 5'6 (169 cm) and mom is 5'4 (163 cm).

I read that it only stunts growth when taken in very high doses for many years but I only took 10mg daily for around 10 months...
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10mg isn’t a lot. I went to 80 pretty quickly, I’m sure that wouldn’t have been the reason
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At what age did you take it? Did you still grow taller? 80mg is a lot
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(Original post by Aaryra)
10mg isn’t a lot. I went to 80 pretty quickly, I’m sure that wouldn’t have been the reason
sorry I didnt quote you
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(Original post by blablazz)
At what age did you take it? Did you still grow taller? 80mg is a lot
Uhh I was probably like 15ish, no I didn’t grow much but I was already 5’3 when I was that age and grew like half an inch since. But my sisters are shorter than me so I don’t think it affected my height, just genetics tbh
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Hi, I took 40mg for 4 months when I was 14yo. I have continued to grow and, at 17, I'm 6'3.
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