Potential Association Between the Oral Tetracycline Class of Antimicrobials Used to Treat Acne and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

@article{Margolis2010PotentialAB,
  title={Potential Association Between the Oral Tetracycline Class of Antimicrobials Used to Treat Acne and Inflammatory Bowel Disease},
  author={D. Margolis and M. Fanelli and O. Hoffstad and James D. Lewis},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2010},
  volume={105},
  pages={2610-2616}
}
OBJECTIVES:Previous studies have shown an association between isotretinoin and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The majority of patients prescribed isotretinoin for their acne are previously on an extended course of antibiotics. Therefore, it is important to consider antibiotic use as a confounding variable for the development of IBD.METHODS:We performed a retrospective cohort study using The Health Improvement Network database of the United Kingdom. We identified 94,487 individuals with acne… Expand
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