Benzoyl peroxide: a review of its current use in the treatment of acne vulgaris

@article{Sagransky2009BenzoylPA,
  title={Benzoyl peroxide: a review of its current use in the treatment of acne vulgaris},
  author={Matt Sagransky and B. Yentzer and S. Feldman},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2009},
  volume={10},
  pages={2555 - 2562}
}
Background: Owing to the use of topical and systemic antibiotics for acne vulgaris, the incidence of antibiotic-resistant Propionibacterium acnes is increasing worldwide. Topical benzoyl peroxide (BPO) is an alternative to antibiotics in the treatment of acne vulgaris. Objective: This review describes and evaluates recent clinical literature regarding the efficacy and tolerability of BPO. Methods: A PubMed literature search was conducted using the keywords benzoyl peroxide, acne, and… Expand
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Interventional Clinical Trial
The study will look to evaluate the tolerance of a light therapy-based acne mask device in participants who report having sensitive skin. All participants will receive a cleanser, a… Expand
ConditionsAcne Vulgaris
InterventionDevice
Topical acne treatments in Europe and the issue of antimicrobial resistance
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Adverse events related to topical drug treatments for acne vulgaris
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Intense pulsed light versus benzoyl peroxide 5 % gel in treatment of acne vulgaris
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Topical benzoyl peroxide for acne.
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Treating acne with antibiotic-resistant bacterial colonization
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