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

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Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Rosacea
2/2/2013 6:07:09 AM

Reviewer: susie q, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My face was very red and bumps, dermotologist prescribed oraces and metronidazole cream. in 2 days my skin was flaking off. I called the dermo and said was this usual, and thought it was the metro cream. she said stop takinf it. after reading comments here I now know it was the Oracea. also had outbreak on chest & neck and terrible itching. Allergist took me off pravastatin and redness wen ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Rosacea
1/17/2013 4:49:20 PM

Reviewer: ski, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This pill has done nothing for me. Still breaking out and bumps have not changed at all. When I went to renew prescription, pharmacist wanted me to pay over $120.00 for it. She said it was worth over $1,000.00 for one month supply. I did not renew because of cost and ineffectiveness.

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Rosacea
11/20/2012 4:01:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
It was promoted to me by an eager Dermatologist as a "wonder cure" for my increasingly problematic Rosacea. For the first three days, I felt pretty bad after taking this drug but eventually got used to it. I would estimate a 10% difference in the redness and overall flare ups from this horrible disease. Is 10% improvement worth the high price for this drug- that I haven't determi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Rosacea
10/2/2012 11:27:49 AM

Reviewer: tomkat722, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It has been a wonder drug for me. It helps the redness of Rosacea for me.

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Rosacea
2/26/2012 9:41:47 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

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