Category Archives: Prescriptions

Epiduo and my adventure in hospital

So I started applying epiduo every night after I was prescribed it. Although there was no effect at first, after about a week my skin became painfully dry and I had a big outbreak of spots on my chin which … Continue reading

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Chatting with a different dermatologist

I visited a different dermatologist this time, because I was able to go to a hospital much closer to my house. This appointment was quite different to my previous ones – the doctor spent a lot more time asking me … Continue reading

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GCSEs take their toll

During the GCSE period this year, I got referred again to a dermotologist as the Tetralysal was having no effect. Pretty much as soon as I finished my last exam though, my skin seemed to improve by quite a lot. … Continue reading

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Taking Tetralysal Again

Annoyingly, this time, taking Tetralysal had only a very minor affect on my skin. Whereas before my chin completely cleared up, during this course I still regularly got zits there. This made me think that maybe it was the Isotrex, … Continue reading

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A few months later

Having been on Tetralysal and using Isotrex for a few months – with one return trip to the dermatologist in which I was discharged from the hospital due to the clear improvements in my skin – I decided to take … Continue reading

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Results

I stayed on the Isotrex and Tetralysal for a good few months and together they definitely improved my skin, miles more than anything else had. The main thing I noticed was that during the treatment I had absolutely no zits … Continue reading

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More prescriptions

Although my dermatologist talked with me about Roaccutane, and gave me many leaflets about it, we decided that we wouldn’t go down that route quite yet. So, I was prescribed tetralysal and isotrex – a gel form of roaccutane, generally … Continue reading

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New medication…

I waited a few months then, slightly fed up with my frequent visits to the doctor. This time, I was given a tablet which you dissolve in water. Frustratingly, I really can’t remember what it was called, but I think … Continue reading

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Have a look at the Dalacin T page (under prescription treatments) – just updated it with some information about the medicine 🙂

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Back to the doctor!

A few months after starting with the Dalacin T lotion, I returned to the doctor with unchanged skin. This time I was prescribed lymecycline (brand name Tetralysal), which came in the form of capsules. Throughout my life I’d always had … Continue reading

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