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    Condition: Acne
    4/10/2016 1:03:14 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    This worked alright. It helped my skin overall look clearer, but it comes and goes in waves. Sometimes it's bad again and other times it's pretty good. I took it on an empty stomach one morning and it made me pretty nauseous.

    Condition: Acne
    8/21/2015 1:51:51 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I took one pill a day with food and had mild stomach pains and nausea when first taking this. After a week or so, it went away. Now I'm two months into it and had to stop as I started feeling very nauseous, was dizzy, vomited, and had diarrhea. I've been off of it for over a week now and still feel constantly nauseous and dizzy. Saw some improvement with my acne but not enough to be worth ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Acne
    4/22/2015 9:52:32 PM

    Reviewer: VKD, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Within 10 days of beginning Doxycycline I became so sun sensitive, my toes and cheeks got sunburnt in about 10 minutes and became swollen, bright red and painful. I stopped the meds and called the doctors office. I also experienced a weird tingling in my arms when the sun would shine on them. I hope my toes eventually heal, I can't get shoes on them and can't go out without any.. I hope ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Acne
    12/23/2014 5:47:57 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I was on it a week for 2 doses a day. It seemed to be clearing up my skin well good. However every time I took a dose with food and water as instructed, but I started getting severe stomach pain as well as other GI symptoms. After 3 days of starting the medication I got a headache that got worse and worse everyday after taking the medication. After almost a week of use I had the worse migraine of ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Acne
    10/10/2014 7:16:31 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I was given doxycycline oral as a treatment for moderate acne and scarring covering my back and arms. I was on the medication for a month, and saw absolutely no results at all. Additionally, I had to deal with some kind of yeast infection on my tongue (from what I've read online, I think it was either oral thrush or black hairy tongue). I started eating yogurt daily and the tongue thing died ... Show Full Comment

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