Low dose prednisolone or oestrogen in the treatment of women with late onset or persistent acne vulgaris.

Women with persistent or late onset acne vulgaris were divided into two treatment groups. The first received continuous low dose prednisolone to suppress ACTH-dependent androgen secretion and the second was treated with cyclical oestrogens with medroxyprogesterone to elevate sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG). In both groups there was a significant… CONTINUE READING