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DOXYCYCLINE CAPSULES + DUAC GEL

Hi,

Went to my doctors yesterday to see if he could treat my acne.

He said I was now in the "2nd Stage" of acne, and hopefully I wouldn't go into the "3rd Stage".

He prescribed me Doxycycline Capsules and Duac Gel. I took a tablet last night and applies cream - and when I woke this morning I found my skin to be a bit clearer but very dry.

Has anyone else used these before - and if so - how did they work for you?

Thanks

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duac is 5% benzoyl peroxide and 1% clindamycin. I took this with minocycline and it worked well but definately dried out my skin a lot. I only used it every other day, well, really every other morning

i took mino twice a day every day but my topicals went like this:

monday:duac in morning/retin a at night'

tuesday: wash with dove at morning and night

wednesday:duac in morning/retina at night

Thursday: wash with dove at morning and night

You get the picture...

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Just applied Duac to my face after exfoliating and coming out a shower.

Shall take my Doxycycline when I wake up tomorrow morning.

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it isn't always a good idea to exfoliate while on any strong topical...for flaking use a good moisturizer...exfoliating only serves to irritate and can cause issues when using an already strong topical...best of luck

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Thanks for that. I won't be exfoliating just now then.

Seems to be working reay well..theres been a defainate clear up. Especially on my chin and around my nose.

I reccomend this to anyone.

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No word of a lie, my whole face is actually clear now, no spots AT ALL. Before starting this my chin was full of whiteheads and massive red spots - and the left hand side of my face was really bad. I have no spots anymore.

People keep saying to me "I don't know why but you look really different"

My confidence is back up!

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No word of a lie, my whole face is actually clear now, no spots AT ALL.  Before starting this my chin was full of whiteheads and massive red spots - and the left hand side of my face was really bad.  I have no spots anymore.

People keep saying to me "I don't know why but you look really different"

My confidence is back up!

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I am also on Duac.

It seems to work pretty well, better than any other topicals I've used (including Dan's).

I just apply it at night when I go to sleep or won't be active in anything. I use Nivia for Men Sensitive Skin aftershave after shaving or maybe Nivia Oil control, no other lotions really.

A little drier, but not much.

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Still working amazingly..only problem is that I am getting the side-effect of sore throat, its like a ball stuck in it.

The pain I have to go through to keep a clear face eh? haha

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