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Antibiotics while on 'tane?

I know you can't take tetracyclines on Accutane but what antibiotics CAN you take, if any? TIA

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well.. if you are breaking out you can use topicals but they'll make your skin even more sensitive to the sun.. I use evoclin.. but i'm off accutane so i dunno..

retinae is good too.. but your face burns..

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I know you can't take tetracyclines on Accutane but what antibiotics CAN you take, if any? TIA

I am on doxy and accutane (40mg) at the same time...

My derm, GP and pharmacist are all totally ok with me taking both...

I didn't take doxy for the first month of accutane, but my derm told me I should be taking it to help prevent accutane related breakouts.

when you hear 'inter-cranial pressure', it is generally just headaches. My derm said that for all of her patients who took doxy alone without a problem, she allows them to continue on it with accutane.

~Becca

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I think that booklet saids taking doxy or anything from the tetracycline sort of antibotics will cause pressure on the brain it sounds sort of risky to me.

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I think that booklet saids taking doxy or anything from the tetracycline sort of antibotics will cause pressure on the brain it sounds sort of risky to me.

Taking both meds at the same time cause extra strain on your liver too... definitely not a good idea.

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I'm going to continue taking cephalexin while I'm on accutane.

I think most antibiotics are safe on tane except for the ones that end in -cycline

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I took Klacid MR. I think Jen121 took Erthromycin.

Did they help you avoid the IB?

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I took Klacid MR. I think Jen121 took Erthromycin.

Did they help you avoid the IB?

I would think that any antibiotic would help with the ib issue maybe even Pred... <shrug>

If ib happens to me I want to have all my little drug duckies in a row. :) I'm at day 15 and nothing is happening except for very dry lips. I'm not really liking the Aquaphor much. I hope I get used to it.

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