Treatment of Acne Vulgaris During Pregnancy and Lactation

@article{Kong2013TreatmentOA,
  title={Treatment of Acne Vulgaris During Pregnancy and Lactation},
  author={Yan Ling Kong and Hong Liang Tey},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={2013},
  volume={73},
  pages={779-787}
}
Acne vulgaris is a common problem encountered by pregnant and lactating women. Unfortunately, in clinical practice, treatment is often not optimized as a result of the lack of safety data and unified recommendations on the use of the various anti-acne therapies. In this narrative review, current data on their safety is summarized. We recommend the use of topical medications as first-line treatment for acne vulgaris in pregnant and lactating women. These include antibiotics (erythromycin… Expand
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