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Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
11/15/2007 3:09:28 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am beginning my 5th month in a 6th month regiment of Accutane and can't remember a time I had better skin. I did experience severe dry skin and cracked lips (Chapstick is your best friend) as well as painful bowel movements due to a dry anus. Considering that this drug is essentially Vitamin A, I believe the psychological effects patients complain of (i.e. depression, anxiety, etc.) are pur ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
11/7/2007 7:52:19 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm 32. I took Accutane when I was 22 for nodular/cystic acne. The treatment worked for 10 years, which is what my doctor told me. About 3 months ago, I started getting cystic acne again. My skin was always beautiful before my early twenties and Accutane gave that back to me. I had side effects that the doctor didn't mention such as: severe nose bleeds every single morning; my lips bro ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
11/4/2007 8:23:56 PM

Reviewer: Andrew, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a very bad acne on my back. It's been almost 4 years since i stopped using accutane. I don't have backacne since then!

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
10/24/2007 10:35:41 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I took accutane seven years ago and it cleared up my acne 100%! I NEVER get any acne on my back anymore and rarely get a small break out on my face. Accutane was only slightly difficult to use due to the potential side effects - and the monthly testing that went along with it to monitor cholesterol and liver functions. I do wonder if there are any undiscovered long-term negative effects...I can ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
10/22/2007 3:19:34 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Now while this is my 3rd time to be on Accutane, I am very happy (again) with the results. It all started for me as a child with my acne, and after my first dose of Accutane it went away. When i had my first child, it all came back (so much for the "Beautiful glowing skin" you are supposed to have when you are pregnant). I went on Accutane again, all was clear, and then 3 years later i w ... Show Full Comment

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