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    Condition: Acne
    4/25/2016 11:51:57 PM

    Reviewer: KB, 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Wow. I don't know what to think. My GP gave me this to try for some, what I thought, was just lingering acne. I figured I'm too old to still have it. I also had eczema as a kid. I've used this product 4 times. I was told to only keep it on for 15 - 20 minutes to get used to it. All the spots of eczema I had as a kid you can now see clearly, my skin is flaking off, I got 2 new sp ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Acne
    1/11/2016 2:50:04 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have always had mild acne especially during puberty. However, for whatever reason I started getting cystic, more severe acne in the summer of 2014 when I was 20 yrs old. I thought it was a temporary flare up, but it stayed. I started birth control and it helped clear my skin for a little while. But then one day in the sun caused my skin to develop closed comedones on the forehead. I decided it w ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Acne
    11/20/2015 10:22:09 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Been using this for about 5 weeks now. Initially, I was breaking out more as everything was coming to the surface. Skin is finally clearing up and another benefit is that it's fading some of my sun spots!

    Condition: Acne
    2/8/2015 11:33:26 AM

    Reviewer: dddd, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I am 15 years old and I have been using adapelene for around a month or so. My skin is now 5x worse from when I started. I am not sure if this is a "good thing" because it is clearing out my pores, or if this product just doesn't work for me. I even have acne scars which I didn't have before. Probably the third week I was using the product, I broke out the most and it has slightl ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Acne
    11/29/2014 1:29:05 AM

    Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have occasional problematic cystic acne and was given this prescription medication. However, after reading many reviews about how it can take up to months for your skin to grow accustomed to the medication, and if you skip out on it, it will continue to break you out... I'm not bothering with it as it has caused nothing but more problems.

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