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Should I take probiotics while on minocycline?


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#1 Brown Spots

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 10:08 PM

So far I've been on minocycline for over 5 months and will take for a few more months until I see my derm again. I know that 6 months is usually the cut off for antibiotics because you can develop a resistance to it. I know that dairy has probiotics, but I've read several times that dairy can irritate acne. Has any one done this and it helped in general? What are the benefits it provides? Thanks any help would be welcome.

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 11:13 PM

Taking probiotics while on antibiotics sort of defeats the purpose.
I'd just wait until your course is done and then take a probiotic supplement.

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 10:29 PM

Yes, you should. It's been proven to help.



Pity you were given poor advice before.  Trust you have your skin issues sorted by now, just thought other web scourers may benefit from this new research

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