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Medications that interfere with birth control - do they also interfere with BC's anti-acne effects

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I am currently taking Lamictal, and my doctor also prescribed minocycline for my skin. I am also taking Yasmin birth control for my skin. The BC alone cleared my acne up the first time I was on it within four months. I am currently on my third month of Yasmin this time around, and while it has cleared up my skin quite a bit, I still have some persistent acne around my jawline.

I have read that Lamictal and antibiotics can interfere with a BC's effectiveness. Does this also include it's effectiveness in treating acne?

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right now.. i'm on bactrim/septra antibiotics twice a day since april. and i am also on diane35/dianette birth control pills since august.

the septra didn't do much for me and ifear that its interacting with the bc pills so i'm going to stop it soon and see how it goes from then.

btw i've been on diane35 since august? should i be seeing results by now?

thank you

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I am currently taking Lamictal, and my doctor also prescribed minocycline for my skin. I am also taking Yasmin birth control for my skin. The BC alone cleared my acne up the first time I was on it within four months. I am currently on my third month of Yasmin this time around, and while it has cleared up my skin quite a bit, I still have some persistent acne around my jawline.

I have read that Lamictal and antibiotics can interfere with a BC's effectiveness. Does this also include it's effectiveness in treating acne?

No, but Lamictal itself can cause acne in some people.

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