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A 24-year-old female asked:

Initially my derm prescribe tetracycline with prednisolone, acne flare up,now she prescibe minocycline and xepasone.i cannot take accutane.what next?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
One idea: Have you been offered a trial or spironolactone? I also trust that while you are using the meds listed, you're using a topical such as benzoyl peroxide.
Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine 30 years experience
What next?: What do you mean exactly? Is the new regimen not working? Besides the medication, you could add fish oil 3 grams a day. Omega 3s are very important against acne. It wouldn't hurt and may help quite a bit.
Last updated Jan 25, 2022


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