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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of minocycline oral.

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Condition: Acne
12/26/2008 7:54:38 PM

Reviewer: Keryn, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My 15yr old son has been taking minocycline since september and all of sudden for the last 3 days he has bad pain in his stomach says he feels sick. His doctor said it was the medication.

Condition: Acne
12/19/2008 3:58:15 PM

Reviewer: cmr, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Acne
12/12/2008 3:56:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this back in high school because acne problems. It did nothing. No side effects, no wanted effects. It was just like taking a pill everyday with no results. I stuck with it for a month before I went back and my dermatologist prescribed a different cycline medication.

Condition: Acne
12/4/2008 8:16:55 AM

Reviewer: redhotmom, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on minocycline for over a year. Had to stop taking it due to bruising which my dermatologist calls hyper skin pigmentation. I have been off it it for a week and a half and my bruises are already disappearing. However, I was told yesterday by my dermatologist that it could take up to a year or more for the bruising to completely go away. The worst side effect that I had was the brown ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
11/23/2008 10:21:48 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication made me feel dizzy and very sleepy. I do not recommend this product.

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