Treatment of Acne Vulgaris During Pregnancy and Lactation

  title={Treatment of Acne Vulgaris During Pregnancy and Lactation},
  author={Y. Kong and H. Tey},
  • Y. Kong, H. Tey
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Drugs
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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