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    Condition: Acne
    6/18/2015 10:26:37 PM

    Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I started this medicine a few months ago. For the first few weeks, it worked great- after a few days, my acne disappeared and I felt great. However, I started getting joint pain and headaches- like what some others reported. I still use this medicine and still get headaches. Whenever I stop taking it, the pain goes away. If the sacrifice of comfort and the easy schedule to take the drug on an em ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Acne
    10/21/2014 11:44:09 PM

    Reviewer: GeekMonkey, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Though this pill helped clear my acne effectively it caused me to have severe and terrifying panic attacks.

    Condition: Acne
    7/4/2014 12:07:29 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was on this medication for about 1year to clear up my acne before my wedding and it worked great. Then, about 14 years later, I decided to go on it again and I had a severe reaction to it. I had horrible joint pain that I did not at first associate with the medication. But after I stopped taking it, the paint began to go away. I took one more pill and had such horrible pain, I was in agony. Th ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Acne
    5/17/2013 3:13:15 PM

    Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    While this drug did help clear my acne it also caused benign intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri). Basically the drug caused me to have symptoms like having a brain tumor, but in fact I did not have a brain tumor. After about 3 months on this drug I started getting severe headaches and my vision started to become blurry. I went to see my eye doctor who told me my optic nerves were very ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Acne
    5/25/2011 11:55:03 PM

    Reviewer: (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    This medicine made me feel extremely depressed. I can't explain it very well, but I just felt lethargic and apathetic when I was taking this. If I could go back in time and never have taken this drug/medicine I would. It wasn't very helpful at all and actually created some other problems in the future.

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