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Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Rosacea
1/12/2012 3:17:30 PM

Reviewer: TSB, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I find no side effects at all. The drug is expensive, but not if you use the $25.00 coupon. It takes time to work, but be patient. In my case it works fantastic. Don't stop taking it though as the problems will return.

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Rosacea
11/6/2011 1:53:18 AM

Reviewer: Edie, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
On my 3rd day on Oracea, I began feeling like I was getting a yeast infection. Two days later I realized it could be the meds, did my research, and sure enough, others had the same problem. I called my dermatologist who then told me not to take it any more, and called in a prescription for the yeast infection. However, this has not been a typical yeast infection. It came with severe swelling, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Rosacea
10/22/2011 10:16:07 PM

Reviewer: charlotte, 55-64 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 advantage of the $25.00 introductory price. My face cleared up completely after two months, with no side affects. When I went to get my 3rd refill, I was told it cost $320.00 per month with insurance, and $440.00 per month w/o insurance! Wish I had never tried it, because I can't use it anymore at +$10.00 per pill. Very disappointed.

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Rosacea
5/2/2011 7:58:04 PM

Reviewer: daisy, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've been taking this drug for a month and my rosacea has gotten worse. I stopped taking it today.

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Rosacea
4/16/2011 11:55:28 AM

Reviewer: chckntaco, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I saw limited results from oracea. It has to be taken daily. I developed rashes around the eyes which were very itchy and had to be treated with some anti-fungal. I tried minocycline 100 mg/day for a short period and had great results. Also, for a generic drug - doxycycline - this stuff is expensive.

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