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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of isotretinoin Oral.

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Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
7/8/2014 5:02:24 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have had Acne since the 5th grade. I have tried many different treatments, like many before me. This drug DOES work. I experienced the dry lips and nose, muscle aches, light headaches and overall fatigue. The muscle aches, headaches and fatigue kicked in during month 5 of a 6 month treatment. I also experienced irritability and minor depression during the last 2 months. The worst part was the pe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
5/9/2014 9:36:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am a sophomore in High School and dealt with Cystic acne since 5th grade. I started going to a dermatologist (as my mom dealt with cystic acne)the summer before my freshman year of high school. Lets just say between July before freshman year and January during Sophomore I tried a LOT of medications. Accutane (or what ever you want to call it) is last resort so I started it this past January. I a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
3/6/2014 6:34:11 AM

Reviewer: suhaani, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
juzt started its been 1 week. cant se any changes

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
11/10/2013 12:04:44 PM

Reviewer: Steve, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am a 52 year old male who has endured cystic acne (that's what I call it) since my teenage years. I would describe it as regular acne breakouts on my face and torso with a bonus: painful cysts on my scalp, face, neck, behind the ears and torso too. Finally, a new dermatologist recommended isotrentenoin. I had never heard of it. I was prescribed Amnesteem. I have been taking it for 2 1 ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
12/27/2012 3:15:04 PM

Reviewer: longhorn2012, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am a 24 year old male. I have had acne since I was 13. I was over it. I began taking accutane in the spring of my 3rd year of college. To put it simply, it changed my life. With only dry skin as my symptoms, it was easy to handle. About 6 months, however, I began to break out just as bad as before. So, I started another round of treatmen for 7 months. It went just as well as before, except that ... Show Full Comment

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