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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of doxycycline calcium oral.

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Condition: Acne
10/22/2007 1:32:18 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I cannot take the medicine before a meal without vomiting. Therefore, I have not been able to take it twice daily at regular intervals. I have been on it for two weeks and my skin looks worse than ever. I am trying it after meals to see if I can stomach it.

Condition: Acne
10/18/2007 11:54:34 PM

Reviewer: scaldwell426, 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:
My experience with this drug has been phenomenal. I have seen it work in as little as two weeks. Of course with all new acne medications, it makes your skin worse before it gets better. I would say that after the first week, my skin started to really clear up quite nicely. I would recommend this product to anyone. As far as eating something with this medication, i have not felt any side effects of ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
10/17/2007 10:38:47 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had painful severe boils realted to acne. After taking this medication for less than a week my syptoms have been arrested and my face looks much healthier.

Condition: Acne
10/1/2007 8:14:46 PM

Reviewer: Paul, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Intergestion and heart burn, feeling sick on empty stomach

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