SummaryDoxycycline is an antibiotic. Antibiotics work by suppressing the growth of bacteria that contribute to acne symptoms.
Doxycycline is available in Oral formulations. Topical antibiotics can be used to treat all types of acne, while oral antibiotics are usually reserved for patients with serious symptoms.
Overall, Doxycycline is rated as a Mediocre treatment for acne. Users report that, Doxycycline is Mostly Ineffective for improving acne symptoms and that this medication tends to have Mild side effects.