Acne

FDA approves over-the-counter Differin Gel 0.1% to treat acne

FDA approves over-the-counter Differin Gel 0.1% to treat acne

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Differin Gell 0.1% (adapalene) is the first retinoid approved for over-the-counter treatment of acne by the FDA.

Combination glycolic acid, iontophoresis therapy effective for acne

Combination glycolic acid, iontophoresis therapy effective for acne

Combination therapy of glycolic acid peels and iontophoresis with vitamins A, C, and E effectively treats acne.

Birth control pill as effective as antibiotics for acne management

Birth control pill as effective as antibiotics for acne management

Although antibiotics may be superior at three months, oral contraceptive pills s are equivalent to antibiotics at six months in reducing acne.

Tretinoin or adapalene?


Tretinoin or adapalene?


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The main difference between adapalene and tretinoin is tolerability.

Minimally invasive acne Tx effective short term

Minimally invasive acne Tx effective short term

Fractional radiofrequency microneedle treatment reduces sebum secretion.

Choosing the best treatments for acne

Choosing the best treatments for acne

The disfiguring lesions of acne vulgaris can have a severe psychological impact. Fortunately, clinicians now have a broad range of therapeutic options.

Concurrent oral antibiotics for acne and acute illness?

Should minocycline or tetracycline be stopped when prescribing antibiotic therapy for an acute illness?

OTC lotion effective on acne

Benzoyl peroxide combats acne just as well as, if not better than, antibiotics.

Acne therapy includes adapalene

Acne therapy includes adapalene

Epiduo gel combines benzoyl peroxide and adapalene for the treatment of acne vulgaris.

Topical treatment of acne vulgaris

Acanya contains benzoyl peroxide and the antibiotic clindamycin.

Microdermabrasion treatment for facial acne scars

Is microdermabrasion a good alternative glycol acid or other chemical peels?

Managing acne vulgaris: Two important issues

Managing acne vulgaris: Two important issues

A dermatologist explores dealing with increasing bacterial resistance and selecting the treatment that minimizes irritation and other skin reactions.

Cholesterol effect of spironolactone

What adverse effects are associated with this acne treatment?

New guidelines issued for acne therapy

Dermatologists offer guidance on deciding whether to use topical therapy, systemic antibiotics, hormonal agents, or even alternative meds.

Tea tree oil

Tea tree oil is highly sought after for its antiseptic and antifungal action.

Off-label spironolactone for acne?

Can spironolactone be use to treat women with acne vulgaris?

An acne salve that contains tretinoin

Ziana combines clindamycin and tretinoin, the active ingredient in Retin A.

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