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Acne Medications

Definition of Acne:

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

Drugs 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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Accutane (Pro, More...)
generic name: isotretinoin class: miscellaneous antineoplastics, miscellaneous uncategorized agents
286 reviews
   
8.7
Aldactone (Pro, More...)
generic name: spironolactone class: aldosterone receptor antagonists, potassium-sparing diuretics
6 reviews
   
9.8
Bactrim (Pro, More...)
generic name: sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim class: miscellaneous antibiotics, sulfonamides
49 reviews
   
9.1
Bactrim DS (Pro, More...)
generic name: sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim class: miscellaneous antibiotics, sulfonamides
13 reviews
   
8.2
Epiduo (Pro, More...)
generic name: adapalene/benzoyl peroxide class: topical acne agents
231 reviews
   
8.0
Keflex (Pro, More...)
generic name: cephalexin class: first generation cephalosporins
3 reviews
   
7.3
Milk of Magnesia (More...)
generic name: magnesium hydroxide class: antacids, laxatives
1 review
   
7.0
Minocin (Pro, More...)
generic name: minocycline class: tetracyclines
10 reviews
   
6.9
Ortho Tri-Cyclen (Pro, More...)
generic name: ethinyl estradiol/norgestimate class: contraceptives
13 reviews
   
8.1
Phillips' Milk of Magnesia (More...)
generic name: magnesium hydroxide class: antacids, laxatives
1 review
   
8.0
Retin-A (Pro, More...)
generic name: tretinoin class: topical acne agents
19 reviews
   
7.9
Septra (Pro, More...)
generic name: sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim class: miscellaneous antibiotics, sulfonamides
2 reviews
   
9.7
Septra DS (More...)
generic name: sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim class: miscellaneous antibiotics, sulfonamides
0 reviews
   
9.0
SMZ-TMP DS (More...)
generic name: sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim class: miscellaneous antibiotics, sulfonamides
2 reviews
   
10
Solodyn (Pro, More...)
generic name: minocycline class: tetracyclines
62 reviews
   
7.2
Tazorac (Pro, More...)
generic name: tazarotene class: topical antipsoriatics
3 reviews
   
9.3
Tri-Sprintec (Pro, More...)
generic name: ethinyl estradiol/norgestimate class: contraceptives
46 reviews
   
7.1
Vibramycin (Pro, More...)
generic name: doxycycline class: miscellaneous antimalarials, tetracyclines
3 reviews
   
8.3
Yasmin (Pro, More...)
generic name: drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol class: contraceptives
33 reviews
   
7.6
Yaz (Pro, More...)
generic name: drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol class: contraceptives
66 reviews
   
7.8
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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 scientifically 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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