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Condition: Acne Rosacea
11/21/2013 9:13:04 AM

Reviewer: Baseman, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Been using this for 2 months and seems to help a lot, but certainly not the end all cure all. Still have the break outs but they are less severe and pass quicker. My history: 48 years of using over the counter stuff, two rounds of Acutane (30 yrs ago) along with 15 years of Tetracycline and then moved to 15+ yrs with Amoxicillin. Still, the most effective drug for me is Amoxicillin (500mg 2/day ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne Rosacea
7/1/2013 1:43:36 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The first month of using this product my face seemed to stay pimple and redness free. However, the second month I have new pimples pop up every day and the redness is getting work. My face looks 10 times worse than before I began using it. I plan to return to the dermatologist and ask to be placed back on Finacea. Finacea worked better for me.

Condition: Acne Rosacea
3/20/2013 1:12:54 PM

Reviewer: Braulio, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
There is no question that Metrogel is very effective. The real crime in this though is that it is a much lower dosage of Tetracycline which you could get at 250mg and 60 pills for a $10 copay. Now you cannot find Tetracycline anywhere. My guess is because Metrogel comes with a $100 - $200 copay depending on your insurance. Shame on the Pharm companies

Condition: Acne Rosacea
3/2/2013 2:11:25 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
For 52 years, I've had to contend with acne breakouts, and I've purchased so many acne products that all would fill a U-Haul trailer. Then my doctor recommended Metrogel 1%. Wow! In 7 days I could see a difference! My skin is is best it's ever looked, and I constantly receive complements about my facial skin. With insurance, a tube cost me $55.00, but the tube lasts about 4 months! Or ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne Rosacea
2/28/2013 9:00:48 PM

Reviewer: ree, 55-64 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

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