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5 Total User Reviews

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1-5 of 5
Condition: Acne
8/28/2014 9:45:38 AM

Reviewer: erythromycin, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
love this stuff,works for my acne rocasia,wish they didnt discontinue this product

Condition: Acne
9/11/2012 7:04:01 PM

Reviewer: acneeeee, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have had good and bad regimes, and this is to only use after soap and water, but I feel that it only gives me blackheads, and it makes my face look worse than it actually is, I've used it for 3 weeks and very little improvement has been made but I'm holding my breath and waiting to see if it ends up doing any good, but for now, it feels the same and even sometimes it peels off, the actua ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
8/19/2009 4:10:39 PM

Reviewer: E-Yo, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm in my second week and i hate it. when i apply it my eyes water, kinda like when you get around menthol. it normally itches for the first couple of minutes. when it dries it flakes and peels like glue does after it has dried on your skin. doc says this is normal......

Condition: Acne
7/13/2009 9:00:17 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I wanted a medication that would be safe in the event of pregnancy, so my dr pulled me off clindamycen gel and azelaic acid topicals and gave me the erythromycen topical. Hated it! Worse breakouts and terrible flaking peeling skin - not even a moisturizer helped counteract it. Using nothing at all was better than this stuff.

Condition: Acne
4/22/2009 12:23:36 AM

Reviewer: coco, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i'm 36 with oily skin. do not have chronic acne, just here and there. i've tried salicilic acid, benzoil peroxide, and so on... they've all worked fine, but this gel formula which was prescribed by my dermatologist, worked for me the best.

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