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Taking Azithromycin for acne for last 1.5 months, and i have diarrhoea after food ever since. I take 250mg/day 1hr before food. How to reduce symptoms?
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more
Azithromycin for acne. Chances of developing Long qt? Is it dose dependent? Reversible? How about Tinnitus? Can it happen at 250mg, 3 times a week?
Azithromycin: In order: Moderate;Yes;Yes improbable and improbableGet a more detailed answer ›
About two weeks: I'd be surprised if you do not see some improvement in two weeks. If not, perhaps your physician can try some additional / other remedy. ...Read more
My dermatologist prescribed me azithromycin for my acne.Is it safe and does it helps to clear my acne...
Oral antibiotics : Commonly prescribed effective acne fighting oral antibiotics include tetracycline class antibiotics such as Doxycycline or Minocycline . At times Azithromycin or sulfa antibiotics are used depending on a patients allergies , effectiveness of previous antibiotics , dosing convenience , side effects, etc . Communicate with your doctor as to the effectiveness of your individualized treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am taking azithromycin 250mg for acne breakout. I want to take pantothenic acid 500mg and l-carnitine 250mg per day along with it. Will it be safe?
Ask your doctor.: A full medical history and history of drugs you are taking is necessary to answer this question. Ask your doctor. ...Read more
I have been taking azithromycin 250mg for acne breakout. Is it ok to take it with vitamin b5 supplement ( pantothenic acid)?
Drug interactions: There should not be a concern about this. ...Read more
I use azithromycin to control my acne breakouts.Is azithromycin 500mg three tabs/week usually twice a month safe?Any short/long term side effects?
Yes: This is a good safe way to keep your acne at bay. If it is working for you and your physician is good with it, that's great. I understand you have scarring and am sorry your acne was not originally treated as it could have been, but several hollywood leading men have chosen to keep their scars for the "tough guy" look. ...Read more
Azithromycin (zithromax, azithrocin, zmax, azin) is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin is one of the world's best-selling antibiotics.[not in citation given (see discussion.)] it is derived from erythromycin, with a methyl-substituted nitrogen atom incorporated into the lactone ring, thus making ...Read more
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