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Condition: Acne
3/3/2010 11:16:07 PM

Reviewer: maixiong82, 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:
Been taking this for two weeks now and it's seems to be working along with washing my face with St. Ives apricot scrub in the morning and then Cetaphil at night. Did make me sick the first week but it's getting better. Please try the scrub and Cetaphil with this meds if your acne is still not gone yet. it works and i paid the derm $150 to figure this out.

Condition: Acne
2/6/2010 3:35:59 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
i just started taking this medication for about a week now. my skin feels softer and ance on my face and back are clearing up. but i made the mistake of falling asleep after taking it and man i am now paying the price. i felt like there was a big ball in my throat and now its so sore when i eat, i can feel the food going down. pressure in my back and chest. its getting better im going to keep taki ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
1/30/2010 9:50:06 AM

Reviewer: sasini, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:

Condition: Acne
12/20/2009 10:37:15 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My skin cleared up right away, then after about 3 weeks got worse than it has ever been. Not much improvement from original condition 6 weeks later. Gives me bad nausea every morning!

Condition: Acne
10/20/2009 10:01:46 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My skin is somewhat better but I have had horrible hair loss and wonder if it is the drug. Anyone else see this problem? Please respond.

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