Can I use Differin with doxycycline?

No interactions were found between Differin and doxycycline.

Does doxycycline cause initial breakout?

by Often for people who take doxycycline for acne, the acne can become worse before it starts getting better, this is sometimes described as the “purging phase”.

How long does your skin purge on doxycycline?

As with other acne medications, for the first 4–6 weeks of treatment your symptoms are likely to worsen before they improve. This is known as purging, and is due to increased skin cell turnover and accelerated release of deep-seated comedones.

Can you use retinol while on doxycycline?

No interactions were found between doxycycline and Retin-A. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

Can Differin be used with antibiotics?

Conclusions: The study demonstrates that the combination of adapalene and an oral antibiotic provides a superior and faster benefit than antibiotic therapy alone and should be considered at the initiation of treatment.

Is doxycycline good for hormonal acne?

Acne isn’t an infection, but an antibiotic can provide real relief from deep, painful breakouts. Certain antibiotics such as doxycycline (dox-ē-cyc-lean) and erythromycin (eh-rith-row-my-cin) can reduce the amount of P. acnes bacteria on your skin and lessen inflammation.

Does doxycycline get rid of acne forever?

Short-term use of doxycycline is the goal. Your healthcare provider will take you off doxycycline once your skin has improved. You’ll then stay on topical treatments long-term to keep breakouts away. Some people, though, may need to use doxycycline for longer periods of time to keep acne under control.

Can you put moisturizer on top of Differin?

For best results, first wash skin with a mild (non-irritating), non-drying cleanser; apply a thin layer of Differin Gel to clean, dry skin (full face); and follow treatment with a moisturizer. If Differin Gel is used during the day, allow it to dry before applying sunscreen.