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Medicated Acne Treatments

  • TOPICAL ANTIBIOTICS

    What are some examples of topical antibiotics used to treat acne? The most common topical antibiotic used in dermatology today for the treatment of acne is clindamycin. Clindamycin directly targets the p. acnes bacteria that causes acne. Clindamycin is frequently …

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  • ORAL ANTIBIOTICS

    Is acne caused by bacteria? There are many factors that contribute to the development of acne. The development of acne begins with the formation of a microcomedone due to abnormal regulation of the cells within the pore. The microcomedone does …

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  • TOPICAL RETINOIDS

    There are many prescription medications available for the treatment of acne. Topical medications include topical retinoids (ie. Retin-A Micro, Differin and Tazorac), topical antibiotics (ie. Clindamycin, Erythromycin) and benzoyl peroxide combination medications (ie. Duac, Acanya and Epiduo.) Oral medications for …

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  • ACCUTANE

    What is Accutane? Accutane is the brand name of a medication called Isotretinoin. Accutane is used to treat severe recalcitrant nodular acne that doesn’t respond to other treatments. Many patients try treatment with oral antibiotics, as well as in-office procedures …

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