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Condition: Acne
4/24/2008 10:02:40 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was only on this medication for a little over 2 weeks when the side-effects began to heavily outweigh the benefits. 1. I had LOTS of unusual fatigue. 2. My appitite was virtually nonexistant. 3. I was sore all over my body. 4. There was some ringing in my ears. 5. And I even had the mouth sores. Not to mention the whole thing about every 12 hours on the hour was pretty inconvenient. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
4/9/2008 10:51:12 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been on minocin for almost 2 months and have generally liked it. My Dr. prescribed it for acne and it really has made a difference in my skin, although the healing process is slow. I do find it hard to take this drug regularly as it needs to be taken on an empty stomach twice per day. My doctor told me to just avoid taking it with high calcium foods. I have noticed a slight increase in sm ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
4/3/2008 2:47:30 AM

Reviewer: jenny b, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My 14 year old daughter was put on M 2 1/2 yrs ago. Now at 16 1/2 she has had severe headaches for 3 months (every day!) For 2 1/2yrs she has had body bruising that NEVER goes away (she plays soccer). My biggest concern are her recent headaches. She is going off M and onto YAZ. Please help if this is also your experience. She has had an MRI (normal) but headaches persist..what is the half life fo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
3/5/2008 3:59:32 PM

Reviewer: Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This has worked great for me, but you must take the whole prescription or the acne will return.

Condition: Acne
3/4/2008 7:38:07 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Slow to see results, but overall it works well.

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