A 29-year-old member asked:
how long does it take for ampicillin tr to cure acne and all the acne redness too?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dermatology 25 years experience
Weeks: Antibiotics usually will improve acne within a few weeks. Depending on the severity, of course. However, Ampicillin is not an antibiotic i would typically use for acne. It is possible that you may not see much of an improvement with this particular med compared with others.
Last updated Jun 24, 2014
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