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Z Pack Acne
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
Why antibiotics: why are you considering antibiotics for acne. One of the most serious side effect of long term antibiotics is yeast overgrowth than can make you very sick. Look for yeast overgrowth on internet. Space does not allow me discuss it. For acne we propose to treat the cause. To learn about treating the cause Please visit us at www.ehacstl.com ...Read more
I've failed tx w/ other abx for acne vulgaris. Can't course #6 of Accutane till sept. Can zithromax help? I read a study that yielded great results.
Is it safe to combine zithromax with aldactone (spironolactone) in one treatment to cure adult acne?
I have been prescribed azithromycin 500mg thrice a week for an acne cyst on my face.....how long will it take for the cyst to heal?
Zithromax: Should be about 7-10 daysGet a more detailed answer ›
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