Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
174 Doctors are Online

How effective is taking lymecycline and dianette together?

Jul 2012
User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 1993
Answered : 1196 Questions
Hi, can you tell me how effective is taking Lymecycline and Dianette together? I have some aggressive spots around my chin area and I have been taking Dianette for one month (I have been on it previously) and before that XXXXXXX for two months although I have not seen any improvement in my acne as of yet. I have been battling acne for years and was wondering whether I should now consider Roaccutane, although I know I need my GP to refer me to a dermatologist for that to be considered. Thanks, Katrina
Posted Fri, 30 Nov 2012 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Praveen Rodrigues 3 hours later
From your description & the medications you are on, is it possible that you have a condition called Polycystic ovarian disease? If not & the oral contraceptives are being taken for just that: contraceptive protection & you have found marginal to no improvement in your acne, Yes, it is time to consider Roaccutane therapy & Yes, it will require the services of a dermatologist & you may start putting the referral process procedures in place. Hope this answer met your requirements & was precise & helps you make an informed choice. Take care & do close this query & send in a rating if time permits & all the best to a clear countenance soon!
Dr Praveen Rodrigues MD
Dermatologist, Cosmetologist, Venereologist
Bangalore, India.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an Internal Med Specialist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor