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Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Rosacea
3/30/2014 2:46:16 PM

Reviewer: Tim, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been taking this for over five years and it's been extremely effective in keeping the Rosacea pustules under control. Whenever I've tried to reduce the dose, the pustules return. The only inconvenience I've had is the time restrictions for eating, but that is minor. I cannot find any information on long term affects. I have not had any problems. The insurance company does no ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Rosacea
1/14/2014 5:18:28 PM

Reviewer: carpeep, 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:
This pill worked like magic for me. I had pretty bad acne and redness from my rosacea before taking it and within a week my face had cleared up about 80%. Its about 5 months later now and my face has never been so clear. I occasionally get some redness, however I have not had any acne since taking it. I would also recommend oracea over generic doxycycline because with the generic I would often get ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Rosacea
9/26/2013 1:49:48 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Oracea works for me ... I t cleared my face in a week ( I use together with Finacea) My only concern that As soon as I try to lower the dose ( at least 3 times per week), all my bumps and pimples return ... Looks like I have to take it as alon as Ican afford it :)

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Rosacea
8/15/2013 9:50:10 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Works for me, I use it for 3 months and see a big difference. When stressed i may have some bumps but so kuch less than before. I would not stop it.

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Rosacea
3/31/2013 10:44:29 AM

Reviewer: chucklab, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After one year of Oracia and Metrogel neither does anything for the condition. In fact it was originaly on the nose and forehead and now has spread to both sides of my face. on occasion rarely, it lessened for 2-3 days and just returns worse than before, I have never missed a dose, if I didn't have insurance I wouldn't pay for something that doesn't work!

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