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

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Condition: Acne
10/30/2008 12:58:35 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was skeptical about using a drug with so many adverse side effects, but I figured it would help my skin in the long run. Turns out, it made me dizzy in the beginning, it was hard to not eat while taking the pill, remembering to take it every day killed, it gave all my joints stiffness, and it only made my skin WORSE. So if you're reading these reviews to get an idea, know this: It did not he ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
10/18/2008 3:02:23 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This never had any affect on me. After 18 months, my shins started turning blueish in color and then small brown spots started showing up. I finally went to my doctor and he told me it was from this drug and is hyper-pigmentation. From what he said, it doesn't sound like it will ever go away.

Condition: Acne
10/8/2008 12:56:34 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
after only 7 days developed intracranial hypertension very sick for 9 months had to have eye surgery almost went blind horrible experience this drug should have better warnings

Condition: Acne
9/24/2008 10:09:24 PM

Reviewer: es6hqr, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:

Condition: Acne
8/14/2008 12:12:15 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had a serious side effect to minocycline. my derm prescibed it for acne & when I first started using it, I was dizzy & light headed, I continued to take the meds. I took the meds about two months before the serious side effects started. First thing happened couldn't breath a swollen tongue mouth sores and thrush. My mouth has never felt the same. Since then I started having severe jo ... Show Full Comment

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