Emerging drugs for the treatment of acne

  title={Emerging drugs for the treatment of acne},
  author={I. Aslam and A. Fleischer and Steve Feldman},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Emerging Drugs},
  pages={101 - 91}
  • I. Aslam, A. Fleischer, Steve Feldman
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Expert Opinion on Emerging Drugs
  • Introduction: Acne is the most common skin condition in the US. The mainstay of acne therapy includes: topical retinoids, topical antibiotics, benzoyl peroxide (BP), and oral isotretinoin for severe cases. Although these treatment options are highly effective they do have certain drawbacks. Current acne treatment regimens often require patients to use multiple medications, some of which may have irritating side effects. Furthermore, Propionibacterium acnes resistance to antibiotics has become… CONTINUE READING
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