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Condition: Other
1/20/2008 11:55:01 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am currently taking two pills in the evening for my acne.( the lowest dose) I have noticed that I have lost weight and that I use the bathroom more often than normal. The downside is that I wake up in the morning and I have the worst sore throat in the world. The medicine tastes like mints, but you have to take them with a full glass of cold water. I would recommend this medication to anyone ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/13/2008 5:22:13 PM

Reviewer: 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:
i was prescribed 100mg/day after i was diagnosed with pcos. since my young onset of puberty, weight loss was impossible even though i was extremely active and relatively healthy. im 5'4 and since about my jr of high school my weight did not BUDGE from the 160-170 range no.matter.what. i was convinced that my body was just set and could never change. i recently weighed myself for the first time ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/8/2008 6:04:53 PM

Reviewer: spiritwoman52, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
In the summer of 2007 I went to ER with what turned out to be low potassium levels, as low as 1.9. My heart tried to stop beating and my body was shutting down. I'm taking 100 MG twice daily and am keeping potassium levels up thanks to this med.

Condition: Other
11/2/2007 12:03:21 PM

Reviewer: smileyegg, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking this drug for 8 months. It is used to treat an increase of fluid pressure in my ears which causes constant vertigo. My doctor and I finally found this drug and it helps control my vertigo on a daily basis. Although it effects my mentral cycle I have been quite happy with having virtually no symptoms while taking the drug. The only part I am not crazy about is the fact I have ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/21/2007 1:55:16 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My dermatologist prescribed it as a treatment for acne. I've been on it over 3 months now and have noticed a dramatic reduction in acne. Was doubtful at first, but glad I took it.

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