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Has benzoyl peroxide with out the nasty smell. Light texture. Comes in a pump now so you don't have to mix it together. Supposedly, the bp and clindamyacin combination makes bacterial resistance less likely. Requires refrigeration (?). Didn't work the first time I tried it, but seems to help with surface acne after I broke out slightly a few months after my second round of Accutane. In my experience, it probably wouldn't work on really deep cystic acne. Better form of BP for those who don't tole

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Helps get rid of bronchitis and pneumonia. Clears acne? Never did for me... Aside from that, some people have a genetic susceptibility to developing DEAFNESS with mycin antibiotics. I would save this antibiotic for severe lung infections.

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Relatively cheap, not difficult to access if you have health food stores available. One of the few "herbal" remedies that have a proven track record for treating acne (at least in phytotherapy journals in Europe). Personally gave me worse acne, bloating, breakthrough bleeding, as if I were on birth control pills. If you are one of those women who have bad side effects from all birth control pills, you probably won't benefit much from this. I wouldn't try this treatment if I were male. I wrote "y

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Cheap with RX plan. No birth control pill, no matter how "weak" has worked for me acne-wise. They have all made be break through bleed, gave me worse skin, made me gain weight (this one included). Try it, but don't expect a miracle. Stop if you start gaining weight or your skin gets worse (with Dr.'s approval, I guess.) Don't believe it when anyone tells you the bp doesn't make acne worse.

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A small amount takes the sticky skin cells off my face which contribute to acne... seems to work for my skin which is prone to hard tiny cysts. I've found that the alternative products, like differin gel, irritated my skin much more than Tazorac. Can be used for Keratosis Pilaris as well. May be too drying for some people. Weirdly, it is less irritating to me than Differin. Expensive with no RX plan. Try it if your derm offers it and you have an RX plan.

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Only thing that worked at all for me after the age of 26. I've been on it twice since then. I personally had no major side effects from it, and with a decent health insurance plan, it's cheaper than laying out money on tons of treatments that don't work. Even if I eventually have to take it again, I would in a heartbeat. Monthly blood work, logging into their website to get the script renewed. Dry skin issues (dry nose, cracked lips). Try it. If you feel ill after using it for a few days, you ca

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Cheap with prescription plan. I imagine it's safer as an acne treatment than most conventional methods (ie antibiotic resistance, liver damage, etc.) Didn't work for me at all-- gave me sore breasts, bloated body. If you are a woman, and your derm suggests it, I would give it a try. I wish it had worked for me, but it didn't. I imagine if you don't respond well to "low dose" birth control pill, you won't respond to this, either.

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** used the gentle cleansing lotion, which is more of a cetaphil consistency** This is an excellent soap if you have dry irritated skin, or are going through Accutane treatment. It seems thicker than cetaphil and never burns. It can be found at Target in the US. Somewhat hard to find. Use it for dry skin!

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disclaimer** I've only used the liquid face and body wash since the "antibacterial" foam does not seem to be available in the US*** I like this liquid soap despite it's funky green color and unusual smell. It doesn't leave my skin dry, tight, or greasy, and my skin hasn't broken out as much since I've been using it. (I was experiencing breakouts after finishing accutane for the 2nd time.) It also comes in a big pump bottle which seems to last a while (got it at a CVS). I imagine the PH balance h

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smells nice doesn't work, too expensive. I used it when my acne was moderate (as opposed to severe). I didn't feel any benefit when I used it, and it seemed harsh (which is not what I'd expect from an expensive, "natural" product). don't bother

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Got rid of the slimy dead skin/ dry little flakes my skin would have at the end of the day. I bought it on impulse while my arms were breaking out two years ago (cured that problem quickly!). I even used it while on accutane and never had sensitivity/ peeling issues. Doesn't irritate open sores the way a facecloth or hands would. Price. Doesn't necessarily cure acne (although mine seemed to laugh at Accutane after two short months of completing treatment, so maybe I'm just special--). Might be h

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none didn't do anything, although my sister in law (who's skin is generally clear) said it worked on the blackheads on her nose If you have sensitive skin and deep blackheads, this will not work. I think the glue made my nose more oily afterwards due to irritation.

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