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Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
11/2/2013 3:31:23 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I struggled with acne from the time I hit puberty (age 13) until age 24. I had managed to get it under control during my college years but when I hit 24 my face broke out like crazy and nothing I did would make the acne go away. I finally broke down and went to a dermatologist who put me on accutane for 7 months. I'm currently on the last month of my accutane and so far it has been a blessing. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
9/28/2012 6:43:00 PM

Reviewer: aj5309, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After trying many different topical and oral medications to rid myself of my acne, my dermatologist finally put me on Amnesteem. I wish he had done it a year ago!! The first month he started me on one 40mg per day. I was definitely feeling the effects within the first week. It started with bad headaches and a stiff neck, and it just kinda continued thru my whole body down to my ankles for the f ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
5/31/2012 1:30:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started taking this drug when I realized that birth control pills just weren't cutting it anymore. Typically, I used the pill to prevent the obvious AND to clear up my skin. When it stopped working I sort of panicked and my skin just got worse and worse. I started breaking out in places on my face I never had in the past (chin area). After pleading with my doctor I got a referral and it took ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
2/22/2012 9:44:08 AM

Reviewer: carrilis, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My son took Amnesteen for 6 mos. Dosage was 60 mg. for the 1st 3 mos., then 80 mg. for the last 3 mos. I was very nervous in the beginning about the side effects - mainly the depression. He never had any issues with that. Early on he was rather irritable, but after the first month or so that went away. He had very dry/chapped lips and used chapstick endlessly throughout the day. Stock up! T ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
4/16/2011 5:05:40 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was so nervous about the poss. side effects of this but as a 40 year old, having acne was affecting my life everyday and I was willing to try it. I had VERY dry skin and chapped lips and dry nose the whole time but nothing I couldn't treat. I had some hip pain for about a week and at first worried it my continue, but it went away with time and motrin. I had a few headaches that were differen ... Show Full Comment

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