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Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
7/1/2015 3:57:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am finally acne free. I will still get the occasional small pimple but nothing like I used to get. I also struggled with cystic acne. Now if I get a pimple it is gone by the next day. I did not get fully clearly until a month after I finished Claravis. I was on Claravis for 5 months.

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
4/6/2015 7:22:29 PM

Reviewer: TXforever14, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am a 23 yr old female and today I start my second round of Claravis. I had amazing success the first round, but unfortunatly may acne came back about 8 months after being off the medications. Of course I had cracked/dry lips and dry skin, but I already had dry skin to start. but the worst and most frightening thing is I had crying spills and panic attacks for NO REASON. I have always been super ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
3/31/2015 2:43:16 PM

Reviewer: O.R., 13-18 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Hello, I'm an 18 your old male and I just started taking Claravis about two weeks ago. I've been put on a treatment for 5-6 months. As of now, I can see some minor results, but that's just because I started to weeks ago. My dermatologist said that usually after a month or two is when you truly start to see the results. I've never experienced anything like this before so I'm in ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
9/25/2014 10:23:12 AM

Reviewer: MsPinky, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Been on it for over a month. Skin is clearing up and becoming tigher and smoother. Blood work OK. Only side effects I have had is dry lips which just feel like they were sunburned. Face skil flaking a bit. But still use my Clairsonic Mia facial brush. Have had tingling and numbness on the left side of my mouth and my left arm. Severe ringing in my ears but I already had that, it has just in ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
7/15/2014 4:06:40 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Overall, taking Accutane (Claravis) was a journey. I will start by saying I am not a dramatic person, and I will try to be as objective as possible while being descriptive. Side effects: -Lip dryness (and extension of sores horizontally) -Fatigue (I am not a napper, and could take three hour naps during finals and sleep fine that night) -Dry eyes (I had an eye infection caused by dryness) ... Show Full Comment

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