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    Last year I got put on Lymecycline to deal with acne. It stopped working around September (presumably due to antibiotic resistance)and I switched to Erythromycin which hasn't been that great. It feels like it's getting less and less effective now so I want to switch to a different antibiotic again.

    However, the other antibiotics available on the NHS are all in the tetracycline family (the same as lymecycline). I'm concerned that the resistance of the acne causing bacteria to lymecycline will prevent other tetracyclines from working properly? Or is it likely that after 6 months of being on erythromycin the resistance will have faded?

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