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How effective is Bactrim for Cystic acne (Acne)?

Summary: 19 Bactrim users have rated its effectiveness for Cystic acne.

Overall ratings: 3.4/5
Long term ratings: 4.3/5

This is a review of how effective Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim) is for Cystic acne and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

 

 

 

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What is Bactrim

Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 29,484 Bactrim users)

Cystic acne

Cystic acne (skin sac with seborrhoea (scaly red skin)) can be treated by Accutane, Spironolactone, Minocycline Hydrochloride, Doxycycline Hyclate, Doxycycline, Solodyn. (latest reports from 30,184 Cystic Acne patients)

On Jan, 26, 2015: 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 * :

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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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  • Can i use a lidocaine patch for back pain if i am taking prograf for anti-rejection post lung transplant?
    Transplant was 6 years ago.
    Has suffered from PTLD on several occasions before.
    Recently hospitalized for Periodic Fever Syndrome.
    Received Interleukin 6 blocker last week and fevers have resolved, but back pain is still present
  • Can bactrim ds treat shingle?
    I am wondering can Bactrim DS treat shingles? Because l am HIV POSITIVE my specialist prescribed me Bactrim DS and Atripla, and l realise Bactrim DS is an antiviral tablets that is why l like to know whether l can use Bactrim DS to treat shingles. This is the second times l have shingles. Please help me!
  • How to treat tubercolosis pimples?
    I already cured from my abdominal TB and stop using anti tb drugs about a month now, but the acne still there. How to cure this pimple? I never had it before I use the drugs. Will salicylic acid works? Thanks.
  • Can sulfamethoxazole-tmp ds, raise or lower blood sugar. (1 answer)
    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 cleared this stuborn condition.
  • 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 it possible these pockets are filling with bacteria and causing my acne flair up?

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You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):

  • Bactrim-hypopigmentation, nausea, other side effects
    Took bactrim for 7 days 2x a day, was told to take for 14 days. Had persistent and worsening nausea, vomiting, fatigue, hypopigmentation of my skin when I sat in the sun for over 5 minutes, inability to fall asleep, headache, and neck pain. Ended up with low iron and folic acid levels, which were treated with supplements and discontinuation of the Bactrim resolved symptoms.
  • Uti symptoms for woman
    I had the tingling and dumbness in my feet for weeks until I went to doctor, I had ATI after antibiotic nothing.

    FYI GLAD TO HELP
  • Acne while taking diflucan
    I've been taking Diflucan for three weeks for an uncontrollably itchy rash across my entire chest. The itching is 100% better and the rash 75% better, however, I now have large, hard, cystic acne on my cheeks and chin and all across my jawline. I will take the Diflucan once more next week then report back on the acne. BTW I am 52 years old and occasionally take Allegra.
  • Constant tiny pimples and worse after taking lantus
    I finally made a connection to my skin issue. I have been using lantus for nearly 6 or so years now and I mostly always have some sort of raw acne on my face. I had it prior to Lantus as well, but it seemed it I could somewhat tell what set it off.
    Anyhow, I recently had ran out and used Novolin 70/30 until the other came in. During the use my sugars were better and my skin seemed to clear up a bit. So, I get another bottle of Lantus and less than 1 week of use I had a blister on my foot and my face, all at once, was nearly covered in tiny rash-ish like tiny blisters. They don't clear up with acne medicine and there are at least 2 new ones every morning. I watch them develop throughout the day as well. I have kept using it bc I don't want to waste it and bc of this my face has stayed "blistery" and I feel infectious.
    Whether it is related or not I also get very large, painful and destructive cysts on my face as well. I was told by my doctor that it looks like staff, but I never got them on my face before Lantus. Kind of makes a bit of a correlation to me.

    Does anyone else experience these issues?
  • Bactrim causes severe side effects (1 response)
    I get bladder infections on a regular basis. I do not have a doctor so I end up in the ER every time. I normally go to the same ER but not all the time. I have been prescribed medications like Cipro and Bactrim. Cipro usually knocks out the infection but I always get another one.
    For the last three years Doctors have been prescribing me Bactrim. In the last two months I had three bladder infections and took Bactrim for ten days seven and three. I didn't realize the medications themselves would harm me as well. Now I have severe abdominal pain every single day. I did some research on Bactrim and discovered it can cause several different kinds of stomach problems. I have been in pain for two months straight non-stop.
    I finally discovered that the Bactrim killed both the good and bad bacteria in my body and now my digestive system is off balance. I went to a natural food store and bought some probiotics. It helped relieve some stomach pain after four days, but if I forget to take it one time it comes back. I think something is wrong with me but not exactly sure what. When I get a doctor next month I will update this article.
    I just want to say that Bactrim has severe side effects, I DO NOT recommend taking this drug. Cipro is better in the long run.

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