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How effective is Bactrim for Cystic acne (Acne)?

Overall ratings: 3.4/5
Long term ratings: 4.3/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim) is for Cystic acne. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 19 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Bactrim

Bactrim (latest outcomes from 29,446 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Cystic acne

Cystic acne (skin sac with seborrhoea (scaly red skin)) (latest reports from 63,177 patients) can be treated by Accutane, Spironolactone, Minocycline Hydrochloride, Doxycycline Hyclate, Doxycycline, Solodyn.

On Oct, 20, 2014: 19 people are studied for taking Bactrim in Cystic acne




Bactrim effectiveness for Cystic acne


Long term Bactrim effectiveness for Cystic acne

Bactrim effectiveness for Cystic acne (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall14716
Long term
(1+ years)
00204

Age of people who take Bactrim for Cystic acne * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cystic acne0.00%0.00%42.11%26.32%10.53%21.05%0.00%0.00%

Who find Bactrim more effective for Cystic acne?

Age of people who find Bactrim more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cystic acne0.00%0.00%42.86%28.57%14.29%14.29%0.00%0.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • I would like to know if it would be harmful to take a zinc supplemental vitamin with the above drug. I hear that zinc is helpful with acne, but am unsure if it will affect the current prescription.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Have had edema in face and upper body, pinkish urine, insomnia, day-time drowsiness and hair loss.

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    Symptoms the last 10 days are chills, sweating, light fever (98.9 to 100) sometimes. General malaise, tired, poor sleep. Just depressed, because of the recurrent Infection that no antibiotics (supposedly the bacteria Klesiella-pneumoniae is Sensitive to all the antibiotics I have taken so far)has cl ...

  • Can bacteria filled periodontal pockets cause acne
    on my bottom pre molar i have gum recession for a few years. Within that time i have also suffered from recurring out break on the same side and location of the periodontal pocket. the premolar on the opposite side has also recently started to recede, and i have noticed a small breakout forming. is ...

  • How long did the hives/itching eyes last?
    had back to back allergic reactions to iv abx - after clinda (april 2014) developed sjs - still having hives around my eyes, watering, and severe itching. have been on 4x dose zyrtec, prn benadryl. when will this go away?

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