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Is it safe to take Accutane and doryx (doxycycline) at the same time?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology
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In brief: YES

Typical course of Accutane is 5 months.
Usually the acne is clearing by the 3rd month. At that time you no longer need the doryx (doxycycline). Most people prefer the generic Doxycycline in a low dose because it costs so much less than the brand "doryx (doxycycline)". Most people need little or no treatment after a course of accutane. The brand "accutane" has been dropped and replaced by generic isotretinoin.

In brief: YES

Typical course of Accutane is 5 months.
Usually the acne is clearing by the 3rd month. At that time you no longer need the doryx (doxycycline). Most people prefer the generic Doxycycline in a low dose because it costs so much less than the brand "doryx (doxycycline)". Most people need little or no treatment after a course of accutane. The brand "accutane" has been dropped and replaced by generic isotretinoin.
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