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    Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
    5/10/2016 10:52:42 AM

    Reviewer: Maryam, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I used Accutane for a year. during treatment I had dry lip and skin but my skin was clear and there was no acne and I was confident and I felt so good. It was working on me so well. I just had dry skin and lips. I took it under my doctor recommendation with blood test to control liver factors and cholestrol every two months and I was okay. now my acnes are back so I am retaking them. It does hav ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
    5/3/2016 4:48:21 PM

    Reviewer: ljf2004, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    For about 5 years I suffered with the deep cystic acne that we all dread. I finally got on accutane in 2009 and had to do a second round again in 2011 because cycstic acne was coming back, but only on my back. During my treatments my face was flawless! Now, it is 2016 and my cystic acne is coming back. It's so frustrating. I'm going to my derm tomorrow to see if I can do a 3rd round of a ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
    4/20/2016 10:29:49 AM

    Reviewer: Mumma, 45-54 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 suffered with acne for 30 years from age 13 to 43. Tried everything on the market with little to no improvement. Side effects were mainly dry lips, eyes and back ache. I still managed to wear my contact lenses throughout the treatment though so not too bad. I would recommend this drug to anyone in fact my 15 year old son is taking it right now with only slight side effects of dry lips and eyes. ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
    3/2/2016 1:34:04 PM

    Reviewer: klb88, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Although the side effects were tough- I got some emotional over reactivity, pretty dry skin, lips and nose, and some harsh back pain, taking accutane is the best decision i have ever made. It takes about 3 months (for me at least) to see results, but when they came they occured very rapidly (most of my acne was gone within the next month). The side effects can be brutal, but vary from patient to p ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
    2/4/2016 8:20:41 AM

    Reviewer: agiannantonio, 35-44 Female (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This is a public service announcement about Isotretinoin/Accutane: My son took 20 mg a day for 4 weeks. When back pain began he was taken off the drug. He is now hospitalized for intense lower back pain radiating down his legs and inability to walk. He can take a few steps but that is as far as he can go due to the pain. He is only getting worse. The medical staff have done x-rays, MRIs, Blo ... Show Full Comment

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