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Antibiotics for the Initial Breakout

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I've heard of people using erythromycin. I was given a script for it, but didn't fill it. I've also heard of people being prescribed prednisone (not an antibiotic but a systemic oral steroid) for the early weeks of Accutane to prevent IB problems.

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i took prednisone for 3 weeks along with my daily 40 mg of accutane and i didn't break out at all while i was on it. i'm off now though and starting to again, but just a little bit. in fact, i wouldn't even call it an "IB."

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I have read a few posts that mention these. What has anyone used?

I haven't used accutane but my derm said if I do she would keep me on cephalexin during the first part of my treatment.

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