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    Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
    8/4/2018 10:46:09 AM

    Reviewer: hev, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    So im 16 and i struggled all through the last year of primary school and all throughout high school with severe acne. Some times were better, others not. My 'good' days were when my spots weren't red and inflamed they never seemed to go but when one did another 2 would replace that. i tried changing my daily routine, from what i was eating to exercising, home made 'remedies' al ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
    7/23/2018 2:54:30 PM

    Reviewer: lje2000, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Accutane was the best decision I ever made. I had acne since about 5th grade, and when I had a bad outbreak in college I decided enough was enough and decided to try accutane--even though I was really scared. The only reason I'm writing this review, is because I read about a million reviews on accutane before starting, and I feel a lot of them scared me more than reassured me. I am here t ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
    7/13/2018 4:31:19 PM

    Reviewer: Egon, 35-44 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Always had acne, but not this bad after i was diagnosed with sarcoidosis which required me to take prednisone (steroid)for a short period of time and whoa did that rx swell me up and caused severe acne. so after one full year (2017) of trying tropical creams and once with solodyn my Dermatologist said Accutane would be the last resort, so here I am at the second month of using and I cannot believe ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
    2/28/2018 12:14:47 PM

    Reviewer: Bruce C., 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I took Accutane in 1982-83 when it was first introduced by Hoffmann-LaRouche and after taking Tetracycline did not work for me. The side affect warnings are the same today as back then. I suffered from extreme dry/chapped lips. It was so bad, I had trouble opening my lips wide enough to insert a fork. That is when I ceased use however, it worked incredibly well. There has never been any other side ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Severe Difficult to Treat Nodular Acne
    9/28/2017 3:25:52 PM

    Reviewer: bittersweet, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I am male and took Accutane in the 90's while in my late teens, back before it was heavily regulated. I never had to get blood/lab work or be monitored by my doctor. They gave it out like candy. I was on it for about 1.5-2 years. I am now 40. It works very well to clear up acne. However, I did experience and continue to experience dry skin, dry hair and dry eyes. My vision worsened after taki ... Show Full Comment

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