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    Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
    3/19/2016 10:56:27 AM

    Reviewer: Dan, 13-18 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Im taking this for about 4 mons now. Im happy cuz i saw a lot of improvements regarding with my acne problems. The only problem or side effect i encounter now is having chapped lips tho my doctor warn me and orient me with this. he he . So far this medicine is fast and very helpful. im satisfied user!

    Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
    3/9/2016 5:04:57 AM

    Reviewer: Wingy, 13-18 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Please take this with care. I was prescribed this for a year when it was relatively new and was not aware of the major side effects, I now suffer from depression and my personality changed. I felt suicidal during taking this medicine but was not aware this was a side effect I thought it was due to teenage hormones! also as for the monitoring by the doctor I saw him twice in a year.I would advise m ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
    1/2/2016 10:37:35 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I've been on this medication for about two months, so far I've seen a reduction in acne and the bigger cystic zits are starting to reduce in size. I've got a ways to go in it, but am very pleased so far. Only side effects I've had to far are dry eyes and chapped lips, for anyone stuggling with chapped lips...USE COCONUT OIL. It smoothes them instantly!

    Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
    12/22/2015 1:35:55 AM

    Reviewer: NEP, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    The hardest part about taking Isotretinoin as a female is the rigorous monthly blood draws for a required pregnancy test. My dermatologist decided to try this medicine because my acne was beginning to scar, which was enough to convince me to look past the extreme possible side effects. Once on birth control, I began taking the medicine near the middle of the summer. I stayed out of the sun, used s ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
    11/25/2015 12:38:17 PM

    Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I am 18 years old, and I was on isotretinoin for 7 months.(40 mg a day) I've been off it for about 4 months, and my acne has not returned. Obvious side effects that I experienced was the chapped lips, and slight muscle fatigue when I first started. Although the muscle fatigue went away after about a month or two, the chapped lips did not get any better.I was warned of this side effect before I ... Show Full Comment

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