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I've been taking this antibiotic for quite some time. Does anyone have any experience with it? If so, did it help, and how long were you on it?

Right now I take 1 500mg pill twice a day. I thought its effect on me would die down by now, but my derm thinks otherwise. My doctor was surprised I had been on it for so long, and said that amoxicillin is prescribed pretty frequently throughout his office for non-acne purposes.

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I've been taking this antibiotic for quite some time. Does anyone have any experience with it? If so, did it help, and how long were you on it?

Right now I take 1 500mg pill twice a day. I thought its effect on me would die down by now, but my derm thinks otherwise. My doctor was surprised I had been on it for so long, and said that amoxicillin is prescribed pretty frequently throughout his office for non-acne purposes.

I took that when I had strep throat, but never for acne if that's what you're asking..

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I've been taking this antibiotic for quite some time. Does anyone have any experience with it? If so, did it help, and how long were you on it?

Right now I take 1 500mg pill twice a day. I thought its effect on me would die down by now, but my derm thinks otherwise. My doctor was surprised I had been on it for so long, and said that amoxicillin is prescribed pretty frequently throughout his office for non-acne purposes.

I took that when I had strep throat, but never for acne if that's what you're asking..

Yeah, same, I was on it all the time as a little kid when I had chronic strep throat. It always gave me the worst yeast infections. I didn't know that derms prescribed it for acne treatment. I think I'd rather have mild acne than those horrible yeast infections, thank you very much.

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Yeah, same, I was on it all the time as a little kid when I had chronic strep throat. It always gave me the worst yeast infections. I didn't know that derms prescribed it for acne treatment. I think I'd rather have mild acne than those horrible yeast infections, thank you very much.

I completely agree.....

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i also agree, even though i'm a guy. :shades: yea now that i think about it, a friend of mine has the same strep-amox story as you all do. anyone else been prescribed it?

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mi used to takle it when i had sore throat and its not for acne as far as im concerned. my 3 year old daughter has it for throat infections. i would ask for sojmething that actuallyt reats acne

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Actually, I'm on it right now coupled with my OTC neutrogena spot treatment cream. I dont know the exact dosage of mine, just that I take it once a day. I used it over the summer after I stopped accutane (the accutane worked miraculously, but I had terrible mood swings and dangerously low triglyceride levels, so I had to get off it). Once my skin cleared up, I stopped using the amoxicillin, and I broke out terribly, the whole right side of my face. So, in December, I got back on amoicillin and my neutrogena stuff and my skin is looking phenomenal. I have maybe 1 or 2 actual zits on my face. However, I do have some red marks (the amoxicillin does not clear those up), so I think I might go on a low dose of accutane to try and clear them up. But yes, I've been on it for a steady 2 months now and it works really well.

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