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Review: how effective is Bactrim for Cystic acne?

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Overall ratings: 3.3/5
Long term ratings: 4.2/5
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 based on 18 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Bactrim

Bactrim (latest outcomes from 29,388 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Cystic acne

Cystic acne (latest reports from 61,681 patients) is typically treated by Accutane, Spironolactone, Minocycline Hydrochloride, Doxycycline Hyclate, Doxycycline, Solodyn.

On Apr, 19, 2014: 18 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
Overall14715
Long term
(1+ years)
00203

Age of people who take Bactrim for Cystic acne * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cystic acne0.00%0.00%38.89%27.78%11.11%22.22%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%33.33%33.33%16.67%16.67%0.00%0.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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