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Differin 0.3, Finacea, Doxycycline.. Is it too much?

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My derm has me on Differin 0.3 at night, Finacea during the day, and Doxy 100mg oral.. just wondering.. is this too much for me? I have mild-moderate acne and have extremely oily skin.

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Looks like your derm is trying to cover all the bases. Sometimes aggressive treatment is needed to keep things from getting out of hand. Differin may help with the oily skin but the Finacea is really a Rosacea drug, though normally prescribed for those with acne and Rosacea. It's a good drug. 100 mg of Doxy is not a lot. Most docs will put you on 200 mg a day. Watch out, it discolored my teeth after long term use and I had to have my teeth professionally whitened.

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I'm on a similar regiment (though I've only been on the azelaic acid / Finacea for about a week), but I've been on 100mg doxycycline and 0.1% differin for 15 weeks. To be honest, it hasn't helped my acne (but I seem to be unlucky like that). It didn't give me any side effects until a few weeks ago, when it started making my skin red, and kind of discoloured. I would say try it, but if you begin to scar or experience bad side effects, come off it.

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