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

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Condition: Acne
10/15/2007 11:45:24 PM

Reviewer: robbie27, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I used it for about 3 years. I found it never completely cleared up my pimples comleatly but worked around the 90% mark. I came off the drug for the first time last week and have found i barely need them. So my only advice is dont get in the habit of using them forever because eventually you probably wont need them. Only one issue with the drug is it can make you a little angry or short with peop ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
10/8/2007 1:11:32 PM

Reviewer: Moozie Cat, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It took about 6 weeks for any kind of result. After that, my cystic acne cleared up for the most part. It is very important to keep a steady dosage in your system for this to work effectively. AAA++++

Condition: Acne
10/2/2007 11:07:19 AM

Reviewer: jenhanson281, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I still using this med but I used it before and it worked great for me, thats why Im taking it again!

Condition: Acne
9/29/2007 10:01:10 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Bad side effects: dizziness, nausea, pupil dilation and muscle cramping. I have been out sick from work for a week.

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