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I just finished my accutane treatment for just over 3 weeks.

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I just finished my accutane treatment for just over 3 weeks. I'm wondering how long I should wait until my husband and I should try for a baby. I'm getting a mixture of responses. I hear accutane is quickly metabolised but some sites say wait one month.
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The half life of Accutane is 90 hours. About 7-9 half lives are required for the elimination of a drug. Thus waiting for one month is necessary, in which duration whole of the accutane is eliminated from the body; after which you can try for the baby.

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