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Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
7/19/2014 10:39:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Caused anxiety

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
6/24/2014 11:25:24 PM

Reviewer: Jenn1990, 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:
I’m a 23 year old female who has had acne issues since about 12 years old. Topicals like Differin got me through my teen years until my adult acne started up around age 21. I tried an antibiotic called Solodyn, which worked wonderfully, but isn't a permanent fix unless you want to take it every day for the rest of your life. My doctor told me my long-term struggle with acne made me a prime ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
6/15/2014 8:39:54 PM

Reviewer: finallyclearskin, 25-34 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've struggled with acne since I was 12. My skin was very oily. When I was in my late twenties, I developed cystic acne. I tried other medications (oral and topical) and nothing worked. Therefore, I decided to try Accutane. After two weeks my skin cleared. The side effects were dry skin, lips and eyes, bloody nose and fatigue. I had to switch to glasses and daily contact lenses and wear ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
5/13/2014 10:24:17 PM

Reviewer: kaitlynhardin, 13-18 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 was hesitant to try Accutane because of it's dangerous side effects. However, as a 17 year old I had been suffering from severe acne since I was 11 years old. Accutane is not a drug that I would recommend taking if you don't absolutely need to. Prior to starting it, I tried everything you could name- virtually anything they sold in drugstores and countless topicals and oral medications, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
4/25/2014 2:53:53 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Accutane was the worst decision I have ever made. I completed the full treatment and everything seemed fine. My skin was clear for the first time in 10 years. A few months into treatment I noticed some darker, longer hairs on my chin and around my navel. I didn't think anything of it because I had dealt with the occasional stray hair before and it was not one of the side effects I was ever ask ... Show Full Comment

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