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Acne

Jun 15, 2011 Issue
Adapelene/Benzoyl Peroxide (Epiduo) for Acne Vulgaris [STEPS]

Adapalene/benzoyl peroxide is as effective as other combination products for the treatment of acne. Once-daily application is an advantage in terms of simplicity and adherence to therapy, but the cost is much higher than that of the individual components sold separately; this may create a barrier to adherence.


Feb 15, 2010 Issue
Dapsone (Aczone) 5% Gel for the Treatment of Acne [STEPS]

Topical dapsone gel will decrease the percentage of lesions in patients with mild to moderate acne, especially inflammatory lesions. Although not directly compared, dapsone gel has lower response rates than currently available topical treatments that are less expensive.


Sep 1, 2009 Issue
Treatment Options for Acne Rosacea [Article]

Rosacea is a common chronic, and sometimes progressive, dermatosis. It is characterized, alone or in combination, by central facial erythema,symmetric flushing, stinging sensation, inflammatory lesions (papules and pustules), telangiectasias, and phymatous changes (tissue hyperplasia and nodules). R...


May 1, 2004 Issue
Diagnosis and Treatment of Acne [Article]

Acne can cause significant embarrassment and anxiety in affected patients. It is important for family physicians to educate patients about available treatment options and their expected outcomes. Topical retinoids, benzoyl peroxide, sulfacetamide, and azelaic acid are effective in patients with mild...


Oct 15, 2000 Issue
Use of Systemic Agents in the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris [Article]

Effective treatment of acne vulgaris can prevent emotional and physical scarring. Therapy varies according to the severity of the disease. Topical medication is generally adequate in clearing comedonal acne, while inflammatory acne usually requires the addition of oral medication. Systemic antibioti...


Jan 15, 2000 Issue
Topical Therapy for Acne [Article]

Acne is a common problem in adolescents and young adults. The disorder is caused by abnormal desquamation of follicular epithelium that results in obstruction of the pilosebaceous canal. This obstruction leads to the formation of comedones, which can become inflamed because of overgrowth of Propioni...


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