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Condition: Acne Rosacea
6/11/2014 11:00:23 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have used this medication 2 times a day for 6 months with marginal improvement. I got the same degree of clearing with over the counter medications at a much lower price.

Condition: Acne Rosacea
4/29/2014 4:27:29 PM

Reviewer: Kevin24_7, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It takes awhile and there is occasional outbursts but it does work. I used to get those red blind pimples with no head on my nose and cheekbone area and it cleared it up in about 2months but I get an occasional out break when I am under great stress, so part of my therapy is learning to relax and cope, take each day and its problems as they come. You can only do your best and the outcome can not a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne Rosacea
3/6/2014 11:45:01 AM

Reviewer: Baseman, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Been using this for 6 months and seemed to help a lot in the first 2 months, but then became completely ineffective. It's as if turning a light switch off. And at $75/bottle, I stopped it. Doc tried Finacea, been using it for 3 weeks now and it is miracle cure for me. First time in 50+ years I'm actually cleared up, hope the Finacea keeps working...!!!

Condition: Acne Rosacea
3/4/2014 6:33:13 AM

Reviewer: lissao, 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:
I just started this (0.75 - have used twice so far) and am very pleasantly surprised with the results so far! I'd say there's been about a 20% improvement. For the past few months I've had these red postule patches on my forehead that just won't go away. I finally realized I have rosacea and a doc quickly confirmed it. This was $106 at my pharmacy but I'm now happy I tried it. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne Rosacea
12/15/2013 9:53:51 PM

Reviewer: jigga4788, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I give the 5 stars around with the stipulation that I believe I may be starting to get minor facial tremors in the treated areas after 5 years of twice a day usage. I started reading a bit more and it does appear that in a small percentage of people there can be neurological effects. I'm still yet to make this a solid correlation but am going to be doing to the doctors to find out. If it&# ... Show Full Comment

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