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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Accutane oral.

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Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
12/4/2007 9:14:40 AM

Reviewer: nat, 19-24 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 read someone's comment on here, that she got diabetes after 1 yr on accutane. I was on accutane for 6 months in 2006, and in april 2007 i was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes...not sure if it was the accutane, but i came off accutane in jan. 2007 and by april i was type 1 diabetic...got rid of the acne though...im a 23 yr old female

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
12/3/2007 9:52:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
23yr old female I have had severe and horrible acne since I was in 4th grade! My 4th grade teacher even sent me to the nurses office for chicken pox. How emberassing! Iam almost 24 now. I just started accutane 4 months ago. I read on here that a lot of people were really bothered by the side effects. The first month was the worst, super dry skin & super dry lips. But for me having acne my w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
12/3/2007 4:19:40 PM

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Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This drug is not for the faint of heart. You must commit to taking the medication as prescribed and with fatty foods. You will find that working out is easy enough, but the discomfort that follows is no fun at all. I gained 10 lbs in the first 3 weeks on this medication. Good Luck!

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
12/2/2007 9:21:36 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Iam disappointed with my results. My acne returned about 6 months after I finished treatment.What a waste of time and money!!!!!!!!!!

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
12/1/2007 2:37:20 PM

Reviewer: kimberlina25, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I took it for 6 months, yes, the acne went away, but in its place I had incredibly dry, dry skin. i felt like a snake shedding its skin, i don't know what was more embarrassing, the acne or the severe dry skin.

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