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EFFICACY OF DOXYCYCLINE VERSUS AZITHROMYCIN IN THE TREATMENT OF MODERATE FACIAL ACNE VULGARIS

@inproceedings{Hamideh2012EFFICACYOD,
  title={EFFICACY OF DOXYCYCLINE VERSUS AZITHROMYCIN IN THE TREATMENT OF MODERATE FACIAL ACNE VULGARIS},
  author={Moravvej Hamideh and Mousazadeh Halim Akbar and Y. Maryam and Givrad Soudabeh},
  year={2012}
}
Background: Acne vulgaris is the most common disorder of pilosebaceous unit. Systemic antibiotics are known to be effective in its treatment. We performed this investigation to compare the efficacy of azithromycin with doxycycline in the treatment of acne vulgaris. Method: A twelve-week study was performed on 69 patients with moderate facial acne to compare the efficacy of oral azithromycin with oral doxycycline. Sixty patients completed the study. Patients in the treatment arm one were… Expand

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