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doxycycline hyclate dosage for acne

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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be.: This is one possible piece of the treatment program. Minocycline is another possible systemic antibiotic.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Are you: Are you using other meds with the doxycycline?
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
As for anyone: Apply a good sunscreen. The tetracycline is a bit of a photosensitizer, as you'll discover if you ignore the sunscreen. Enjoy the benefits of your rx ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Doxycycline/Alcohol: Patients who consume alcohol heavily or long-term eliminate the Doxycycline from their systems more quickly than healthy patients and the Doxycycline ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Low dose: A starting dose for Doxycycline for acne is often several times this much. In addition, topical benzoyl peroxide plus topical Clindamycin might be add ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Doxycycline for acne: Glad to hear it helped your acne! It's often very effective for this purpose. Just ask your personal physician. Any doctor can prescribe it, but if sh ... Read More
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Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or reti ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Big picture: Never use an antibiotic for acne without some non-antibiotic topical therapy as well. Doxycycline plus toipcal benzoyl peroxide or a retinoic acid der ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
No cure: There are only treatment for pimples but no cures. I do not know what dose of antibiotics you are on and how your skin is doing. The medicines you are ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marie Trenga
35 years experience Family Medicine
Drug interaction: It is always a good idea to check with a pharmacist if your supplements could interfere with medication. There are no reported effects from this combi ... Read More
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