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Excellent

Got rid of my acne and my life is so much better!

Bad side effects, long process, can be dangerous.

I was unfortunate enough to encounter something terrible when I hit the magic age of 13, that being the horrendous condition known as ‘Acne’. Obviously there are some horrendous diseases and illnesses around and Acne is considered as a very minor condition, but you don’t know the pain it causes...

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“Dying to get rid of spots”

published 09/04/2004

It gets rid of spots forever

suicide, dry skin, see review

Sorry if the title is offensive. I'm just poking fun at the side effects. I deal with this in a light hearted way, because that's how I dealt with it at the time. Now many of you have read my suicides in the family review. I started taking this drug after the 1st uncle had killed himself. I was...

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“I do not want spots”

published 24/06/2001

Helps get rid of Acne.

Lots of side effects.

Most of my close friends know I am a retired nurse but they still come to me with their medical conditions. Many people get spots, in or around puberty and often for a long into the future. Consequently, many my friends with children reaching adolescence often ask drugs that are on the market for...

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Super

Spotless skin

Expensive

Hands up who want acne? Pimples? Spots? (I'll be damn if I can see any) Many solutions for acne problem and the most strong medicine and is said to have 85% chance for the problem to be treated even after you stop taking it- Roaccutane. It is also known as oral isotretinoin. Let me tell you the...

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Excellent

“My Experience”

published 14/07/2001

Acne free skin for life.

High cost (in England), numerous side effects, abs...

We have all heard numerous accounts of Roaccutane, however many people tend to focus on the side effects of the drug rather that its effectiveness. Roaccutane is not merely a treatment for acne; in many cases, it is a cure. Put briefly, acne is a result of excess sebum (this is the natural oil...

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“DANGER DRUG”

published 16/02/2002

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I used to suffer from acne. From the ages of about 12 to 15 it was at its worst. During these years I often went to the doctor and would be put on various medications, NONE of which worked. These treatments varied from tetracycline (an orally taken antibiotic), Zineryt (a liquid applied directly...

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Excellent

“Controversial”

published 11/01/2001

Worked for me, completely clear skin

Controversial, possible serious side effects

I suggested this product so that I would be able to give an honest opinion and my actual experience of this extremely controversial drug. Roaccutane (or medical name Isotretinoin) is a drug used to treat acne, it belongs to a group of medicines called retinods (similar to vitamin A). It works by...

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Excellent

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I wasn’t going to write an op on Roaccutane as earlier Moose wrote an excellent op on this drug and she asked me to give my professional opinion on the drug and I commented on the op mentioning the things which I thought were necessary and thought that was enough, until I realised a few...

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Excellent

The spots almost completely leave

having to manage side effects

From the age of about 14, I suffered from sever acne. I had large, painful spots on most of my body, and especially on my face. I used pretty much every antibiotic and topical treatment, without any success. A friend had a lot of results with roaccutane, so I got my dermatologist to put me on the...

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Excellent

Almost 100% effective

The terrible, long list of daunting side effects

Are you an acne sufferer who has given up all help of ever getting rid of it. Well there is a solution! Even if you have been thorugh your oxy pads, diets, water drinking, washing and antibiotics from your GP, there is still a solution. It is called Roaccutane, your GP will refer you to a...

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Excellent

Very very effective

Expensive

Roaccutane is undoubtedly a very powerful drug-this has its advantages,obviously, but there are disadavantages. I'll start by dishing the dirt. Whilst taking Roaccutane I often felt tired, at some times weak, and there was also pain. Initially my lipps became badly chapped but when I applied...

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Excellent

It worked. Finally, I am NORMAL for my age.

Horribly expensive,and some people get serious sid...

Accutane / Roaccutan Is the strongest acne medication available. You can only get it from a derm, not a GP, and you need to have tried everything else first. I had: the pill, antibiotics, all kinds of powders, ointments etc etc. Also, if you´re a woman, you need to use a reliable contraception...

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Super

“Wrongly categorised”

published 05/03/2001

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Consultant only, prescription only

Roaccutane, the brand name for isotretinoin tablets, is definitely not available for purchase over the counter or for supervised purchase in the UK. In the UK, oral isotretinoin can only be prescribed by a hospital consultant and can only be supplied by specified retail pharmacies (usually only...

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Excellent

Tells you that doctors dont do all that much, for ...

You can't expect much from a doctor, except taking...

How do you know? Doctors tell you " Oh, this is what you need to take for this problem. Here is a perscription, go pay. I don't know how much it costs. Then come back and see me so I can charge you again,and I will give you another perscription that you have to pay for again at the pharmacy." You...

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