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 Bactrim 29,475 users)
Cystic acne (skin sac with seborrhoea (scaly red skin)) can be treated by Accutane, Spironolactone, Minocycline Hydrochloride, Doxycycline Hyclate, Doxycycline, Solodyn. (latest reports from Cystic Acne 30,123 patients)
On Dec, 20, 2014: 19 people are studied for taking Bactrim in Cystic acne
Bactrim effectiveness for Cystic acne (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Age of people who take Bactrim for Cystic acne * :
|Cystic acne||0.00%||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 * :
|Cystic acne||0.00%||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 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?
- How long did the hives/itching eyes last?
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- 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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Dr acidentially gave me something like 9 times the normal dose of depo provera. My life has been miserable! I have fought excessive weight gain, infertility, severe cellulite, and acne for 20 years.
- Interaction between bactrim & vit c
I drank one tablet of bactrim with glass of vit C (1 tablet), after 5 minutes I became red (face & eyes) with high tachycardia and high pressure in the ears.
After 15 minutes I observed differents red points on the skin (hand, arms & legs).
I would like to inform you that I took in the past bactrim and vit C but separately, never both in the same moment.
I was afraid to have an internal emoragy, I provoked the vomiting to eliminate everything in my stomach.
Affer 10 minutes the situation became normal and pressure returned normal.
I took 1 tablet of antistaminc for allergy and the red points eliminated.
- Spironolactone caused meibomian gland dysfunction
I started taking spironolactone to help with hormonal acne. I took 1 pill for 3 months without any noticeable problems. Then my dermatologist increased to 2X/day. Within 1 week the glands in my eyes (meibomian glands) completely clogged up and caused severe dry eye. I continued taking the spironolactone for 6 weeks and my eyes didn't get any better (at the time I didn't know there was a connection to the med). I did some research on line and found out the spironolactone can actually cause this problem. I completely stopped the spironolactone and after 1 month my eyes are better.
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