Bactrim for 10 Years for Severe Cystic Acne, Accutane Now?

Bactrim for 10 Years for Severe Cystic Acne, Accutane Now?

October 23, 2011
Asked By:john68162

I've been on Bactrim DS for 10 years for large cysts on my face(1-2 a year, sometimes 2" in size). I recently tried going off of the Bactrim now that I'm older, and had a severe breakout(50+ cysts on back in 3 weeks), on back, shoulders, knees/upperlegs, face and chest. Bactrim slowly cleared me up again. Should I be going on accutane or staying on bactrim forever? I'm worried at this point accutane might not be effective(severity) or last and long-term bactrim may have worsened the problem.

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