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Condition: Acne
5/19/2008 6:21:33 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on a low dose for about 2 years now and it has worked very well! My face has cleared up almost to the point that I feel comfortable not wearing makeup. I have had moderate acne for about 5 years. I had a few mild side effects at first - dizzyness/lightheadedness, but only when I didn't eat before taking the pill. I recommend this medication to anyone who is fed up with acne and spe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
4/25/2008 11:03:07 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My experience with Solodyne did not yeild consistent results.

Condition: Acne
4/19/2008 9:13:12 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking Solodyn (90mg) for roughly seven weeks. I am FINALLY starting to see changes in my face. I have perioral dermatitis and it definitely got worse around week 3-5. I wanted to take a different med but my derm told me to stick it out the entire 12 weeks. I'm so happy that I did. My face is almost entirely clear (huge relief). It's itchy - but that is due to healing. I& ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
4/4/2008 2:29:50 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've been taking Solodyn for three weeks. Yesterday my entire body started itching. Today the itching is even more intense, the joints in my fingers are sore and stiff and I feel very "out of it". My skin has cleared up considerably, but I'm also using Atralin cream and Duac gel so I'm not sure which of these has had the positive effect on my skin. I'm definitely done wit ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
4/2/2008 9:17:41 AM

Reviewer: Madison, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this medicine for 1 month. It cost $500/month. The derm md gave me a patient access card which brought down the price to $40/month. I was previously on regular minocycyline 100mg once a day.The drug rep came in to the derm office and convinced the doc that this product was better because it was timed released. I also take birth control pills. I had break-through bleeding, which means my bi ... Show Full Comment

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