Some patients only require one course of oral isotretinoin for complete acne remission, while others require more conventional isotretinoin therapy. Report of 13 patients and review of the literature.
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This combination is very well-tolerated and has a low incidence of irritation. Comparison of oral azithromycin pulse with daily doxycycline in the treatment of acne vulgaris.
Indian J Dermatol ; Because of expensiveness of azithromycin, we recommend azithromycin in low dose mg monthly which is as effective as a high dose mg monthly with lower cost, has more compliance and fewer side-effects. Topical retinoids are comedolytic and anti-inflammatory. Print this section Print the entire contents of.
Safety and efficacy of doxycycline in the treatment of rosacea. Physicians typically prescribe Zithromax or other antibiotics when topical therapy has not worked very well, or for beginning treatment of severe acne. Both topical and oral antibiotics work best if they are used in combination with topical retinoid, benzoyl peroxide, or azelaic acid This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: The main problem with tetracycline is that it must be taken on an empty stomach to be fully effective.
In some cases, antibiotics can be safely used for up to 4 years 7. Topical clindamycin is indicated for the treatment of acne. Many dermatologists 5 recommend a maintenance therapy with a topical benzoyl peroxide or a topical retinoid to prevent acne from flaring up again.
Clindamycin works synergistically with benzoyl peroxide by increasing free-radical formation. The condition affects the face, back and chest. Antibiotics for Acne What is acne? Oral trimethoprim as a third-line antibiotic in the management of acne vulgaris.