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Acne Medications

Definition of Acne:

An inflammatory skin condition characterized by superficial skin eruptions around hair follicles.

Drugs (by generic name) associated with Acne

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Acne. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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Drug Name DownUp(View by: Brand | Generic ) Reviews Ratings DownUp
benzoyl peroxide / sulfur topical (More...)
class: topical acne agents
2 reviews
   
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10
salicylic acid / sulfur topical (More...)
class: miscellaneous topical agents
2 reviews
   
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10
salicylic acid topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents, topical keratolytics
1 review
   
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10
sulfur topical (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous topical agents
1 review
   
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10
hexachlorophene topical (Pro, More...)
class: antiseptic and germicides
1 review
   
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10
resorcinol / sulfur topical (More...)
class: topical acne agents
1 review
   
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10
benzoyl peroxide / hydrocortisone topical (More...)
class: topical acne agents
1 review
   
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10
tazarotene topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical antipsoriatics
3 reviews
   
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9.3
benzoyl peroxide / salicylic acid topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents
1 review
   
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9.0
benzoyl peroxide topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents
14 reviews
   
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8.7
benzoyl peroxide / erythromycin topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents
10 reviews
   
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8.7
isotretinoin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antineoplastics, miscellaneous uncategorized agents
357 reviews
   
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8.6
sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antibiotics, sulfonamides
56 reviews
   
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8.6
sulfacetamide sodium / sulfur topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical antibiotics
13 reviews
   
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8.6
benzoyl peroxide / clindamycin topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents
118 reviews
   
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8.3
adapalene topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents
40 reviews
   
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8.3
azelaic acid topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents, topical anti-rosacea agents
8 reviews
   
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8.3
retapamulin topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical antibiotics
3 reviews
   
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8.3
magnesium hydroxide systemic (More...)
class: antacids, laxatives
3 reviews
   
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8.3
spironolactone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: aldosterone receptor antagonists, potassium-sparing diuretics
82 reviews
   
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8.1
tetracycline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tetracyclines
7 reviews
   
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8.1
dapsone topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents
80 reviews
   
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8.0
tretinoin topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents
74 reviews
   
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8.0
doxycycline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antimalarials, tetracyclines
203 reviews
   
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7.8
adapalene / benzoyl peroxide topical (More...)
class: topical acne agents
157 reviews
   
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7.8
drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: contraceptives
96 reviews
   
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7.7
ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: contraceptives
73 reviews
   
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7.7
clindamycin / tretinoin topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents
28 reviews
   
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7.6
erythromycin topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents, topical antibiotics
1 review
   
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7.5
clindamycin topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents, vaginal anti-infectives
17 reviews
   
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7.3
minocycline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tetracyclines
133 reviews
   
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7.2
drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol / levomefolate calcium systemic (More...)
class: contraceptives
19 reviews
   
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7.2
cephalexin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: first generation cephalosporins
3 reviews
   
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6.2
ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations
57 reviews
   
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4.9
tetracycline topical (More...)
class: topical acne agents, topical antibiotics
0 reviewsNot rated
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benzoyl peroxide / sodium hyaluronate topical (More...)
class: topical acne agents
0 reviewsNot rated
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benzoyl peroxide / urea topical (More...)
class: topical acne agents
0 reviewsNot rated
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resorcinol topical (More...)
class: topical antipsoriatics
0 reviewsNot rated
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sulfacetamide sodium / sulfur / urea topical (More...)
class: topical antibiotics
0 reviewsNot rated
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Alternative treatments for Acne

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Acne. Their efficacy may not have been scientifially tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Acne.

Topics under Acne

Learn more about Acne

Synonym(s): Acne Vulgaris; Blackheads; Breakouts; Cystic acne; Pimples; Whiteheads; Zits

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