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Condition: Acne
12/29/2007 10:52:21 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started this medication about 2 mnths ago for my acne. I've never had bad acne until about 6 mnths ago and didn't know that it was bad enough to go on medication. My breakouts stopped immediately when I started the medication. About one week into the treatment, I got a HORRIBLE yeast infection, which is a side effect of this medication. Now, I make sure to eat alot of yougurt so that t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
11/29/2007 2:33:14 PM

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Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this medication for just over a year. In that time, not only did my acne not get much better, but I also developed drug-induced lupus. The risk of getting drug-induced lupus from minocycline is low, but I didn't even know that it was a possibility. It took a visit to a rheumatologist to find out what was wrong with me. I would advise anyone using or thinking about using this medication ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
11/28/2007 10:21:48 AM

Reviewer: LexNKev3803, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had a frightening reaction to this medication and would not recommend it to anyone. I have grade II acne and was prescribed this antibiotic in addition to topical creams. To be honest I saw no improvement from the using the anitbiotic than I did using the creams alone. I was at work on the 3rd day of my usage and began to feel unsteady on my feet. I then proceeded to be unable to stand, my vis ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
11/22/2007 11:02:47 AM

Reviewer: natures healing, 19-24 Female 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 taking it for a mild relief of acne. However, I happened to experience the extreme side effect of dermographism (which does not happen to be listed on any websites or labels) 3 weeks into the treatment. My derm. explained that around 3-4 weeks is when a patient would be noticing side effects such as this. The side effect that this medicine has caused me is much worse than the acne itself ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
11/16/2007 8:17:14 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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