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    Condition: Acne
    6/9/2008 11:57:45 AM

    Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    While my acne did clear up while I used this, I am skeptical about being on an antibiotic for long periods (like years). I also had constant vaginal/anal itching while I was on this, which needless to say was really uncomfortable. I am using topical treatments now, and feel better about not putting drugs in my body every day. I also enjoy not having to see a doctor all the time to get refills, ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Acne
    5/23/2008 12:21:00 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Acne

    Condition: Acne
    5/19/2008 9:02:07 PM

    Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My eleven year old daughter was put on this medication for back acne. She was having good results from the medication when after 10 days on it she had a seizure followed by a second seizure the next day. She was taken off this medication after the first seizure. She spent 4 days in the hospital for testing. In the end they decided that the seizures were caused by the minocycline. It has been ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Acne
    4/24/2008 10:02:40 PM

    Reviewer: 19-24 Male 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 only on this medication for a little over 2 weeks when the side-effects began to heavily outweigh the benefits. 1. I had LOTS of unusual fatigue. 2. My appitite was virtually nonexistant. 3. I was sore all over my body. 4. There was some ringing in my ears. 5. And I even had the mouth sores. Not to mention the whole thing about every 12 hours on the hour was pretty inconvenient. ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Acne
    4/9/2008 10:51:12 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I've been on minocin for almost 2 months and have generally liked it. My Dr. prescribed it for acne and it really has made a difference in my skin, although the healing process is slow. I do find it hard to take this drug regularly as it needs to be taken on an empty stomach twice per day. My doctor told me to just avoid taking it with high calcium foods. I have noticed a slight increase in sm ... Show Full Comment

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