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Can No Longer Afford Prescriptions. Any Suggestions For Alternatives?

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Hi all!

I'm 33 and still battle with moderate acne. It started at 16 for me.

After a few years of experimenting with different things, I finally found that a duo of Benzaclin gel and doxycycline pills did a VERY GOOD job of keeping it at bay.

Fast forward 5 or 6 years to now, and my insurance will no longer cover these prescriptions!

It's been about two weeks, and I'm already seeing my face get worse. I bought the ACNE FREE brand of wash and gel from Target recently, and I'm not really a fan. It's basically ProActive, which never worked for me, years back.

Do any of you have any alternatives to the Benzaclin Gel? I believe it was 5% benzoyl peroxide, but not sure what else was in it.

What about an alternative to the Doxycycline? Have any of you tried any over the counter pills/vitamins that have helped you?

Thanks!

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