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There are some instances where people use amoxicillin for acne management.

Dosage 

The dosage for an adult is 500 mg every 12 hours, or 250 mg every 8 hours. For a child or young adult, the dosage is 25 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 12 hours, or 20 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 8 hours.

Effectiveness 

This antibiotic can be effective in treating acne but experts question how beneficial it can be

Timeline 

There is no clear timeline for how quickly this medication treats acne.

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