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#1 krnhynh

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 12:08 PM

If I used (4 months) and stopped taking oral tetracycline for half a year and start again, will it be ineffective (possibly from bacteria tolerance) or will it still work?

 

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I took tetracycline medication pills twice a day consistently for four months and I never saw amazing results. This was well over half a year ago and I never refilled my prescription and just used my night time "Bianca - clindmycin phosphate and tretinoin" which didnt help and now my skin is crazy acne prone. I am currently waiting to go to the dermatologist but until my appointment comes, I have been on tetracycline again. 

 

I've been taking it for a month now and my skin has just gotten worse will breaking out constantly with cystic acne

 



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Posted 09 August 2013 - 05:25 PM

If tetracycline didn't work for you in the past (when you gave it a good trial of 4 months), then it is quite unlikely to work now, especially now that your acne is more severe.

 

Sounds like you need something stronger.

 

 

Good luck




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