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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

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

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