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

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103 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Acne
2/18/2014 12:26:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Acne
12/21/2013 10:17:39 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My 14 year old son starting taking Doryx for his severe acne. He has been taking it for almost 3 months with great results. Absolutely no side effects. It did take about 5 weeks for all of the acne to be gone. He is using it with epiduo and washing his face in Accent face wash and lotion. I'm not sure how long he will be on Doryx. He goes back to Dr soon. I'm praying once he stops using th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
12/9/2013 5:19:20 PM

Reviewer: upset, 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:
Please DO NOT take this medication. I only took it for 3 days, & the side effects were almost unbearable, including: Unusual headache (more severe than normal), joint pain, hives (never experienced this before), nausea (almost vomited), light-headed, dizzy, trouble with vision & focusing, skin redness in my face. I was home alone when these symptoms happened in my otherwise healthy body an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
7/3/2013 12:15:49 AM

Reviewer: ThisLady, 25-34 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:
I have had adult acne for years, I've been taking Doryx for 18 months now and have been acne free for 17 of those. I may get a pimple the week of my period, but nothing more than that. The first month it did give me diarrhea, but now there are zero side effects except for great skin! I call it a miracle drug. It has changed my life.

Condition: Acne
4/28/2013 1:45:28 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was prescribed this medication for acne. I have struggled with acne my entire life. My new dermatologist wasted no time putting me on this and Epiduo, the latter because I had been before. I found it strange that I had to have a coupon to cover part of the expense--clearly the dr. knew that insurance companies don't like covering either of these name brand drugs. It was a hassle to get these ... Show Full Comment

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