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

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Condition: Acne
9/8/2014 7:52:14 PM

Reviewer: Solodyne can cause vasculitis, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My daughter took 55mg solodyne for almost 2 years, it cleared her acne at first, then it would get worse if she discontinued solodyne. After a year and 1/2, she developed tingling in her hands and feet, a number of rashes, pain in her body. 3 trips to the er, a neurologist, a rheumatologist, and a muscle and nerve biopsy, she was diagnosed with vasculitis. This drug was the culprit and it almos ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
7/15/2014 1:57:58 PM

Reviewer: Brandon, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Only take the medicine a couple times a week. It seems to immediately clear up my acne but when i drink alcohol the same day i take the medicine, i get mildly confused.

Condition: Acne
6/20/2014 7:47:53 PM

Reviewer: loluv, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I took Solodyn for about 3 months and it made such a difference. Before i took this i would wake up with a new pimple everyday. i will admit that this pill did not start working until the last month i was taking it. but it was so worth it. i can finally stop worrying about having to wear makeup to even go to the gas station. i am so much more confident. i just got off of it for about 4 days now an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
6/18/2014 11:58:32 AM

Reviewer: MaleCollegeStudent, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
DON'T TAKE THIS. I took it for a a year and a half and it helped a little, but it literally caused me to become depressed. I went to a private high school, was captain of the soccer team, had good grades, friends and a really cool gf and I couldn't figure out why I felt depressed all the time. I stopped taking it after 1.5 years and finally stopped feeling depressed. The drug suppresses ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
6/18/2014 10:26:04 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My 17 yr old has been taking this for a month now. Her acne problem is on her back, not her face. This pill hasn't seemed to make any difference. I'm not sure if we should get another bottle and try it for another month or not. she has complained some of having a light head ache..

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