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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Doryx Oral.

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105 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Acne
10/26/2012 12:39:24 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
after one 6 months of my son (14 years old) taking this medication he started having loss hair, this is the only medication he has been taking so i decided to stop to see if the hair loss stops

Condition: Acne
10/23/2012 2:42:08 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been taking Doryx for almost 3 months. It has been extremely effective in addressing the acne on my face and back; however, it has taken almost 3 months for me to see really noticable results. Positives: It's worked well; Negatives: It's taken a long time, it's expensive, and I have not been able to take it on an empty stomach. I will continue to take this medication to treat ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
8/31/2012 10:43:46 PM

Reviewer: mp, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've taken Doryx off and on for the last few years to clear up acne. The side effects are awful- shortness of breath and nausea. Because of the side effects I stopped taking it but needed a quick fix before my wedding. Took it for two weeks before my wedding along with Epiduo (Which Ive been on for 2 years) and Duac and my skin looked radiant! This medicane really does work BUT don't kn ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
6/15/2012 12:23:08 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
On day 4 of taking medication, I had bumps all over my face. My body acne was worse, and I felt horrible. I clearly had an allergic reaction which doctor would not confirm. Take caution with this medication. Very strong. Very hard to swallow.

Condition: Acne
4/10/2012 10:04:18 PM

Reviewer: GirlIAm, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It works for acne really well but (Sorry for T.M.I) but I get monthly yeast infections because of it. I dont know if its just me, but that part sucks!! :(

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