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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

Condition: Acne
8/5/2008 12:56:15 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The first two days I had severe dizziness and was clammy and nauseous but it got better with time. My skin has cleared up significantly and feels alot smoother. I still get occasional blemishes but it was only been 3 weeks so hopefully this will subside.

Condition: Acne
7/15/2008 12:23:40 AM

Reviewer: brennanaz1, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My son was on this drug for 2 years and last summer we stopped it to try some other treatments. When he went back to college in Jan 08 he saw a new dermatologist who put him back on the medication. A few months into it he started having joint pain to the point where he could not get out of bed. His eye whites and skin turned yellow, he lost 15 pounds (he only weighed 158 to begin with!), he was e ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
7/8/2008 2:12:52 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
At first when i started taking this drug i felt dizzy and nauseated like the side effects said. After a few weeks all that went away. However, i did get a yeast infection. My appetite changed and i don't eat as much anymore, but that is a good thing for me because i need to shape up a little. I have headaches on a daily basis but i just pop 2 Ibuprofen or advil and go on about my day. If you e ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
6/29/2008 10:14:40 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've just been put on this 6 days ago. I am also using benzaclin topical. These together have been beyond amazing. I couldn't have imagined the deep cystic acne I've been having could possibly disapper so quickly. The pimples and bright redness are completely gone. I have experienced no side effects what so ever from the pills. They haven't bothered me in the slightest. I hav ... Show Full Comment

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