Selecting an Oral Contraceptive Agent for the Treatment of Acne in Women

  title={Selecting an Oral Contraceptive Agent for the Treatment of Acne in Women},
  author={W. A. Vloten and V. Sigurdsson},
  journal={American Journal of Clinical Dermatology},
  • W. A. Vloten, V. Sigurdsson
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Clinical Dermatology
  • In women, acne can be successfully treated with oral contraceptives. This article focuses on the results of clinical studies on the treatment of acne with oral contraceptives. From the literature, 12 such studies could be traced over the last 10 years. Most of the studies were multicenter, randomized, and double blind. Five studies were placebo controlled. All of these studies were analyzed and compared with each other. Statistically, all placebo-controlled studies showed a better result with… CONTINUE READING
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