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Can I quit taking pills midcycle? Acne.
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
In brief: Maybe.
I'm making some assumptions here - that you're talking about antibiotic (not birth control) pills, and that your acne acts up only around the time of your menstrual cycle.
In those cases, some people can keep their acne under control by stopping the antibiotic midcycle; but you should only try it with the knowledge and supervision of your dermatologist.

In brief: Maybe.
I'm making some assumptions here - that you're talking about antibiotic (not birth control) pills, and that your acne acts up only around the time of your menstrual cycle.
In those cases, some people can keep their acne under control by stopping the antibiotic midcycle; but you should only try it with the knowledge and supervision of your dermatologist.
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