It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Acne Message Board

  • Week 5 on Minocycline...

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 05-11-2007, 07:03 PM   #1
    SableBoo
    Junior Member
    (female)
     
    Join Date: Apr 2007
    Location: Montreal, Canada
    Posts: 28
    SableBoo HB User
    Minocycline\Differin

    Hello
    I have been on minocycline for 5 weeks now. The first 5 weeks I was taking 200 mg a day, and am now down to 100 mg a day for the next 4 weeks...cutting down to 50 mg every other day for another 4 weeks. I also use Differin Gel each night. 2 Months ago I broke out with 5 cysts on my chin, clear everywhere else. Since then I have not broken out with any more cysts. But I am getting pimples on the chin area still although they go away within 1-2 days.
    Has anyone done this regime Mino\Differin? What were your results? Did you taper off the Mino and continue on with Differin? I hear horror stories about people breaking out worse after finishing their Minocycline course....what was your experience? I've also started Omega 3 fish oil pills 1 week ago....how did they work for you?
    Thanks for your time!
    SS

    Last edited by SableBoo; 05-12-2007 at 12:04 PM.

     
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Old 05-13-2007, 03:22 PM   #2
    SableBoo
    Junior Member
    (female)
     
    Join Date: Apr 2007
    Location: Montreal, Canada
    Posts: 28
    SableBoo HB User
    Re: Week 5 on Minocycline...

    Anybody with Minocycline\Differin experirnce?

     
    Old 05-13-2007, 03:40 PM   #3
    almostclear7
    Member
    (male)
     
    Join Date: Aug 2005
    Posts: 60
    almostclear7 HB User
    Re: Week 5 on Minocycline...

    I was put on minocyline really early on about 4 years ago. It was the second thing I was prescribed, but it was the first medicine that I had success with. My acne was completely gone within a year and then I stayed on a small dosage for about 6 months after that just to make sure it didn't come back because it was pretty bad. I was clear and only had slight redness, but at the time I knew little about keeping my skin nice and healthy. I didn't use moisturizer or anything back then.

    I am on doxycycline(sp?) now and it is helping me a bit. I've only been on it for a month. I wish I'd never had gone off the minocycline, but I know you basically have to for at least a short while from what I understand. I think if I had gone back to get a new prescription instead of letting my acne get out of hand again I'd not be in this situation now.

     
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    Possible reaction to Minocycline - Rash/Swelling avd Skin Problems 0 09-16-2009 09:11 PM
    Minocycline and MS duncan1 Multiple Sclerosis 0 11-14-2008 02:02 PM
    Minocycline: WARNING Aaron43 Acne 26 03-20-2008 07:38 PM
    minocycline and flagyl cooty Lyme Disease 4 01-20-2007 07:38 AM
    Any try Minocycline for MS? steerpike Multiple Sclerosis 10 09-12-2006 07:19 AM
    Minocycline hurry up this sux.... mightbaal Acne 5 03-11-2005 06:28 PM
    Minocycline been like 4 days no good at all! mightbaal Acne 5 03-06-2005 05:14 AM
    Minocin (minocycline) girlygirl11 Acne 3 07-29-2004 06:05 PM
    Minocycline pigment changes FadeToKeloid Acne 1 12-06-2003 11:14 AM
    Coming off minocycline Nokkad Acne 0 11-16-2003 11:58 AM




    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:51 AM.





    2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!