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

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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.

Condition: Acne
2/24/2008 11:27:54 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I would not recommend minocycline. After 4 months with a mild case of acne and no results with over the counter products, I went to a dermatologist and was prescribed minocycline. The first day i took it, I felt nauseous (like I had morning sickness 24/7), was dizzy, and even found myself stumbling at work. My vision was also blurry and I had a constant headache. Because I was uncertain if it was ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
2/8/2008 4:12:51 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Broke out immediately with hives.

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