Jump to content
Acne.org
Search In
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
carlking

Brevoxyl & Azelaic Acid for almost 12 Months

Recommended Posts

Hi

I have been suffering from Acne for over 12 years now (I'm 24) and it still really gets me down.

I first went to my Local GP over 31/2 years ago and whilst there have been some big improvements I still think it should be in better shape by now.

I think the second medication I was prescribed in 2003 was minocin and was on that that for about 9 months. After 5-6 months I was really happy with my skin on my face although my back was still pretty bad - something I could live with. My skin was constantly dry but that was much better than what I had before.

In less than two weeks after being taken off the minocin my skin became very greasy and blotchy again.

After a break of almost six months I was back on the minocin (9 months again)but it had nowhere near the same effect the second time.

Since last February I have been on Azelaic Acid and Brevoxyl (prescribed by Private dermatologist) and there have been big improvements but I am due to finish my course now. I still am getting new spots everyday and still get large pusules or swellings on a regular basis. My back is the best it's ever been but still not blemish free.

I am planning on seeing my Dermatologist in the next month or so but what does everyone advise?

Should I stop using the creams or what?

Thanks for any help.

Carl.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Personalized Advice Quiz - All of Acne.org in just a few minutes

×