Vitamin B-5 (Pantothenic Acid)

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  • Great Natural Analgesic

    Aug 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Benefits for Arthritis Sufferers
    Cons: Not a Thing

    Summary: B-5 is commonly found in your local drug store, but you won't find it under the name B-5. The more common name is Pantothenic Acid. Pantothenic Acid plays an important role in metabolism and the production of energy. It is known to help increase ... read more

  • Yay for acne!

    Sep 19, 2008 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: It works great for acne!!!
    Cons: My tummy gets a little upset, even with food. It's worth it!

    Summary: I had perfect skin on birth control, and when I stopped using it, my face ERUPTED with acne. It was probably a combination of stress, stress, and more stress (and a break-up), along with coming off the pill at the same time. Anyway, I tried lots of ... read more

  • AWESOME FOR ACNE!

    Oct 27, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: miracle for acne
    Cons: can be hard to remember to take it at 3 intervals during the day

    Summary: i am now almost 19 and i have always had pimples on my face since i was about 13 or 14. they were never "normal" acne pimples, they were always big ones that would get infected deep under the skin...it was gross because they had puss in them and stuff. i ... read more

  • Pantothenic Acid: Why isn't this EVERYWHERE by now?

    Apr 28, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Works wonders for reducing excessive oil and acne.
    Cons: Large doses can cause stomach upset so it should be increased incrementally.

    Summary: I was turned on to B5/Pantothenic Acid from reading the other Epinion reviews. I was impressed by how many people raved about how wonderful it was. The reason I was searching was because I have had acne since puberty, and now at 40, it was again ... read more

  • The Miracle Vitamin for Acne!

    Feb 20, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Got rid of my terrible acne!
    Cons: none

    Summary: I'm 25 and I've suffered from severe cystic acne for at least 13 years. I've been using proactiv for several years and it helped with the small bumps but NOTHING I could find helped with the large swollen cystic acne that was so painful. About a month ... read more

  • Acne cure: No need for harsh drugs or anti-biotics!

    Jun 19, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A great natural acne cure without the horrible side effects.
    Cons: None

    Summary: Thank GOD for B5 and for the internet! I suffered for about 10 years with cystic acne and was taking ... read more

  • Aids Acne Clear Up

    Nov 23, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Cleared my acne (moderate acne for the last 6 yrs)
    Cons: None

    Summary: [Notes are indicated by ** to allow the readers to compare the results of my previous regimens/alternatives to the results of the current use of B5 - to enable readers to realize that the results I have now are a result of B5 consumption. ] ... read more

  • B-5 for Acne/Oily Skin

    Aug 2, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Reduces oil production, smoothens texture of face
    Cons: Taken in megadoses (several grams) stomach problems may occur

    Summary: I've been taking Pantothenic acid for oily skin/acne for almost two months. I read about its effects on Acne on a message board a few months ago and decided to try it. I didn't see results in the first month on 4-8 grams a day. I decided to increase ... read more

  • A safe and effective cure for acne!

    Jun 28, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Cleared my skin
    Cons: Nothing

    Summary: I just want to straight up say that Pantothenic Acid has saved my life, this vitamin has completely cured my face of acne. The only bad thing that i get are these pimples that are smaller than a millimeter and you can't even see them. I guess it's ... read more

  • The Acne Cure

    Mar 28, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Cures acne
    Cons: none

    Summary: I have had acne all my life. It hasn't been severe but it has been annoying to say the least. I can't believe it's taken me this long to find Pantothenic Acid! I used this product for 2 days and saw a difference. It was incredible. My skin has never ... read more

  • Finally, a cur for acne

    Feb 5, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Reduces oily skin; eliminates acne
    Cons: None

    Summary: It all began when I read a review on epinions.com on Pantothenic Acid (aka vitamin B5) when searching (again) for something to help with my breakouts. I wasn't a member; in fact, I don't recall seeing epinions before. I am very happy I finally did. ... read more

  • B5 - A miracle cure for acne!

    Dec 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Reduces oily skin, provides energy, relieves stress!
    Cons: may cause diarrhea in some individuals.

    Summary: After 10 years of acne, I thank my lucky stars that my dermatologist recommended that I take pantothenic acid (otherwise known as vitamin B5) as a supplement for my acne problems. Within a week of swallowing 2 1000mg tablets daily, my skin was not as ... read more

  • Hon, I better get some of that lobster......

    Dec 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Get to eat lobster to get the vitamin!
    Cons: No current testing for deficiency.

    Summary: Vitamin B-5 also know as Pantothenic Acid is another vitamin from the B family. Her is some information that you all will want to know. Just Basics Vitamin B-5 is available from natural sources as well as synthetic sources, ... read more

  • Nail and Hair growth

    Oct 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good for you
    Cons: none

    Summary: I have been taking Vitamin B-5 for over 5 years now because my hair and nails needed help badly! Since I have been taking it, I have noticed a big difference in my hair and nails. My nails would break all the time, I couldn't get them to ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • If only i would've known about B-5 like 10 years ago!!

    Oct 21, 2009 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Miracle!!!
    Cons: nothing!

    Summary: I have been suffering w/ acne for about 10 yrs now, i am now 25. I have tried everything from over-the-counter to antibiotics, seen numerous dermatologists and nothing gave me consistant results. I was just about to start accutane last month when my ... read more

  • SkinB5 is the best and cheapest B5 product I found!

    Nov 5, 2006 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: it works, its cheap, designed for acne, great website
    Cons: None, its an awesome product!

    Summary: I've been using Vitamin B5 for 2 years, and now I'm using SkinB5.com as it gives the best results and its ... read more

  • Clear skin in a bottle!

    Jan 20, 2004 by
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    Pros: Cleared my skin!
    Cons: Nothing.

    Summary: I have fairly oily skin and occasional breakouts. I heard about the Vitamin b5 aka Pantothenic acid online while I was doing research. I was skeptical at first, but then after continuous months of breaking out, I thought I would give it a try. I started ... read more

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