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I've stared taking doxycycline for acne and am on the pill 'estelle' after awhile will my body get used to it and won't need additional contraception?

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Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine

In brief: No

Review this with your prescribing doctor and switch to another nonantibiotic medication.
Long term use of antibiotics has been shown not to stop acne recurrence. Birth control is more important than taking antibiotics for acne when other medications are more useful.

In brief: No

Review this with your prescribing doctor and switch to another nonantibiotic medication.
Long term use of antibiotics has been shown not to stop acne recurrence. Birth control is more important than taking antibiotics for acne when other medications are more useful.
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