Cefadroxil

Cefadroxil is an antibiotic in the Cephalosporin Family. Cefadroxil is a broad spectrum antibiotic that can treat a variety of infections. Cefadroxil is occasionally used as an acne treatment, but there is limited research into ability of Cefadroxil¬†to improve acne symptoms. Laboratory testing indicates that the acne-causing P. acnes bacterium is moderately susceptible to Cephalosporin …

Cefaclor

Cefaclor is an antibiotic in the Cephalosporin Family. Cefaclor is a broad spectrum antibiotic that can treat a variety of infections. Cefaclor is rarely used as an acne treatment and currently there is insufficient evidence to determine it’s efficacy as an acne treatment. However, laboratory testing indicates that the acne-causing P. acnes bacterium is moderately …

Bacitracin

Bacitracin is an antibiotic that is a mixture of closely related antibacterial molecules. Bacitracin can inhibit the growth of many kinds of bacteria, including S. aureus and P. acnes. Bacitracin is applied topically for the treatment of acne. However, user and research reports suggest that Bacitracin is not an effective acne treatment, particularly for moderate …

Azithromycin

Azithromycin is an antibiotic in the Macrolide Family. Azithromycin is a very common antibiotic that is used to treat many different kinds of infections. Azithromycin is rarely used to treat acne. However, there are some reports that Azithromycin helped improve acne symptoms. Antibiotic susceptibility testing indicates that the acne-causing P. acnes bacterium tends to be …

Ampicillin

Ampicillin is an antibiotic in the Penicillin Family. Ampicillin is a very common antibiotic that is used to treat many different kinds of infection. Ampicillin is rarely used to treat acne. There is limited evidence about the efficacy of Ampicillin for treating acne symptoms. Antibiotic susceptibility testing indicates that the acne-causing P. acnes bacterium tends …

Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin an antibiotic in the Penicillin family. Amoxicillin is a very common antibiotic that is used to treat many different kinds of infection. Amoxicillin is occasionally¬†used to treat acne. Many acne patients have reported that Amoxicillin helped improve their acne symptoms. Antibiotic susceptibility testing indicates that the acne-causing P. acnes bacterium tends to be highly …

Augmentin (Amoxicillin + Clavulanic Acid)

Amoxicillin plus Clavulanic Acid Augmentin Tablets

Augmentin is a combination antibiotic that includes Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic in the Penicillin family. Clavulanic Acid prevents bacteria from inactivating Amoxicillin by blocking the activity of a bacterial enzyme called beta-lactamase. Augmentin is not a common acne treatment, but there is some evidence to suggest that Augmentin can effective for …