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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salicylic acid / sulfur topical (More...)
class: miscellaneous topical agents
2 reviews
   
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10
benzoyl peroxide / sulfur topical (More...)
class: topical acne agents
2 reviews
   
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10
benzoyl peroxide / hydrocortisone topical (More...)
class: topical acne agents
1 review
   
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10
resorcinol / sulfur topical (More...)
class: topical acne agents
1 review
   
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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 (More...)
class: miscellaneous topical 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 (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
azelaic acid topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents, topical anti-rosacea agents
7 reviews
   
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8.7
isotretinoin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antineoplastics, miscellaneous uncategorized agents
330 reviews
   
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8.6
sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antibiotics, sulfonamides
44 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 / erythromycin topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents
9 reviews
   
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8.6
magnesium hydroxide systemic (More...)
class: antacids, laxatives
3 reviews
   
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8.3
retapamulin topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical antibiotics
3 reviews
   
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8.3
adapalene / benzoyl peroxide topical (More...)
class: topical acne agents
106 reviews
   
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8.2
benzoyl peroxide / clindamycin topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents
104 reviews
   
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8.1
spironolactone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: aldosterone receptor antagonists, potassium-sparing diuretics
70 reviews
   
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8.1
adapalene topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents
32 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
74 reviews
   
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8.0
tretinoin topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents
65 reviews
   
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8.0
doxycycline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antimalarials, tetracyclines
179 reviews
   
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7.9
drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: contraceptives
87 reviews
   
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7.8
ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate systemic (More...)
class: contraceptives
62 reviews
   
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7.6
clindamycin / tretinoin topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents
27 reviews
   
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7.5
erythromycin topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents, topical antibiotics
1 review
   
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7.5
minocycline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tetracyclines
121 reviews
   
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7.3
clindamycin topical (Pro, More...)
class: topical acne agents, vaginal anti-infectives
15 reviews
   
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7.1
drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol / levomefolate calcium systemic (More...)
class: contraceptives
16 reviews
   
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7.0
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
54 reviews
   
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4.8
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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tea tree topical (More...)
class: herbal products
0 reviewsNot rated
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resorcinol topical (More...)
class: topical antipsoriatics
0 reviewsNot rated
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lavender systemic (More...)
class: herbal products
0 reviewsNot rated
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sulfacetamide sodium / sulfur / urea topical (More...)
class: topical antibiotics
0 reviewsNot rated
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Topics under Acne

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

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