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Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
8/7/2013 7:10:56 PM

Reviewer: patience is a virtue., 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am a 26 year old female that has experienced deep, painful cystic acne since age 13. I had no problem dealing with the inconvience or unattractiveness of my acne until this last year when my skin became so sensitive to the touch that putting sunscreen on my back was excruciatingly painful. I had up till this point tried every topical ointment, cleanser and oral antibiotic. I tried every diet alt ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
7/28/2013 11:48:45 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 was not really nervous to start Claravis but more eager than ever to try it! I have had acne since high school and although it wasn't the worst acne, I still suffered from self esteem issues because of it. I tried just about everything like everyone else. I had enough when I was papering for my wedding and I couldn't handle acne and what could possibly show up on my wedding day, so I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
7/24/2013 4:09:15 PM

Reviewer: Accutaneuser304, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had moderate acne as my doctor said, and for the first month the put me on the drug Myorsian which is another name brand of accutane, of 40 mg once daily, it did work, and cleared up ALL my cysts. Claravis is the same thing as myorsian, just a lot cheaper. Also when my derm prescribed me claravis, he bumped me up to 80 mg a day, this really is extreme, my face BURNS when I get out of the shower ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
2/21/2013 12:54:54 AM

Reviewer: SM, 19-24 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 have been taking Claravis now for a month (30 mg twice daily) and the results thus far have been satisfactory. My skin went from severely broken out on my cheeks and chin to mostly clear. It has caused my chin to flake and my lips to chap, but it's worth it considering the alternative and that the treatment will only continue for another five months.

Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
2/4/2013 3:24:59 PM

Reviewer: allaa22, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Claravis (Accutane) is the only thing that has ever worked for my skin, and it works so fast. After just two weeks, my skin was completely clear and in the three months I've been on it, I have had maybe three breakouts. It's fantastic. I play rugby so the muscle sorness and joint pain is exaggerated, and dryness around my mouth and lips. Just lotion and moisturize often. I've started u ... Show Full Comment

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