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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

Comment:

Condition: Acne
11/1/2007 5:26:26 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 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:
Very quick and effective at eliminating my cystic acne. I've not had side effects.

Condition: Acne
10/28/2007 12:36:21 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This drug worked well for acne, HOWEVER I did experience all of the very severe reactions to this drug that is listed after a short while. It is very painful and scary. The worst part is that NONE of the 8 doctors I saw figured out that I was receiving reactions from the drug. I was even diagnosed with Lupus at one point. It started with severe "cold sores" and eventually ended with seve ... Show Full Comment

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

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