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Topical acne agents

A drug may be classified by the chemical type of the active ingredient or by the way it is used to treat a particular condition. Each drug can be classified into one or more drug classes.

Topical acne agents are applied on the skin to treat mild acne. They contain medicines, which control acne on the surface but may not treat the actual cause beneath the skin. Topical acne formulations either contain antibiotics that destroy or inhibit the growth of bacteria that form the pustules or they contain agents that help renew the skin more quickly and therefore reduce acne.

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Acnex (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
1 review
   
10
Avita (Pro, More...)
generic name: tretinoin
1 review
   
10
Desquam-X Wash (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
1 review
   
10
Ery Pads (Pro, More...)
generic name: erythromycin
1 review
   
10
NuOx (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/sulfur
2 reviews
   
10
Oxy-10 (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
1 review
   
10
Oxy Balance Deep Pore Cleanser (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
10
Vanoxide-HC (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/hydrocortisone
1 review
   
10
Clindagel (Pro, More...)
generic name: clindamycin
1 review
   
9.7
PanOxyl (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
3 reviews
   
9.3
Retin A Micro (More...)
generic name: tretinoin
2 reviews
   
9.3
Azelex (Pro, More...)
generic name: azelaic acid
6 reviews
   
9.1
BP Wash (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
1 review
   
9.0
Duoplant (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
1 review
   
9.0
Benzaclin (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin
48 reviews
   
8.8
Benzamycin (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/erythromycin
3 reviews
   
8.3
Atralin (Pro, More...)
generic name: tretinoin
35 reviews
   
8.2
Duac (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin
106 reviews
   
8.1
Finacea (Pro, More...)
generic name: azelaic acid
35 reviews
   
8.1
Retin-A (Pro, More...)
generic name: tretinoin
37 reviews
   
8.1
Veltin (Pro, More...)
generic name: clindamycin/tretinoin
10 reviews
   
8.1
BenzEFoam (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
4 reviews
   
8.0
Inova 4 / 1 (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/salicylic acid
1 review
   
8.0
Onexton (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin
9 reviews
   
7.8
Aczone (Pro, More...)
generic name: dapsone
119 reviews
   
7.7
Differin (Pro, More...)
generic name: adapalene
66 reviews
   
7.7
Epiduo (Pro, More...)
generic name: adapalene/benzoyl peroxide
334 reviews
   
7.4
Acanya (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin
54 reviews
   
7.2
Ziana (Pro, More...)
generic name: clindamycin/tretinoin
44 reviews
   
7.2
Benzac AC (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
7.0
Acne Treatment (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
6.0
Wart Remover (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
1 review
   
6.0
A / T / S (More...)
generic name: erythromycin
0 reviews
   
5.5
Renova (Pro, More...)
generic name: tretinoin
0 reviews
   
5.5
Brevoxyl (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
5.0
Epiduo Forte (More...)
generic name: adapalene/benzoyl peroxide
2 reviews
   
5.0
Tretin-X (Pro, More...)
generic name: tretinoin
2 reviews
   
5.0
Acne-Clear (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
4.0
Clindets (More...)
generic name: clindamycin
0 reviews
   
4.0
Acetoxyl (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Acne-10 (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Acnevir (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Acnomel (More...)
generic name: resorcinol/sulfur
0 reviews
   
0.0
Acnomel Acne Mask (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Acnomel BP 5 (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Akne-Mycin (Pro, More...)
generic name: erythromycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Akurza (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Aliclen (Pro, More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Alquam-X Acne Therapy Gel (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Altinac (More...)
generic name: tretinoin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Bencort (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/hydrocortisone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Benprox (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Benzac (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Benzagel (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Benzagel Wash (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Benzamycin Pak (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/erythromycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Benzashave (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
BenzEFoam Ultra (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
BenzePro (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Benziq (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Binora (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Bioelements Active Astringent (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
BPO (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
BPO 3 Foaming Cloths (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
BPO 6 Foaming Cloths (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
BPO 9 Foaming Cloths (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
BPO Gel (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
BPS Gel (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/sulfur
0 reviews
   
0.0
Brevoxyl-4 (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Brevoxyl-8 (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Brevoxyl Acne Wash Kit (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Brevoxyl Creamy Wash (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Cleanse & Treat (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Cleanse & Treat Plus (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Clear Away Wart Removal System (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Clearplex (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Clearskin (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Cleocin T (More...)
generic name: clindamycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Clinac BPO (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Clinda-Derm (Pro, More...)
generic name: clindamycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Clindacin ETZ (Pro, More...)
generic name: clindamycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Clindacin P (Pro, More...)
generic name: clindamycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Clindacin PAC (More...)
generic name: clindamycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
ClindaReach Pledget (Pro, More...)
generic name: clindamycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Compound W (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Del-Aqua (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Delos (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
DermalZone (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Dermarest Psoriasis Skin Treatment (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Desquam-X 5 (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
DHS Salicylic Acid 3% (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Dr Scholl's Callus Removers (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Dr Scholl's Clear Away Wart Remover (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Dr Scholl's Corn / Callous Remover (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Dr Scholl's Corn Removers (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Dr Scholl's Zino Soft Corn Remover (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Duofilm (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Durasal (Pro, More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Emcin Clear (More...)
generic name: erythromycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Emgel (More...)
generic name: erythromycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Erycette (More...)
generic name: erythromycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Eryderm (More...)
generic name: erythromycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Erygel (Pro, More...)
generic name: erythromycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Erymax (More...)
generic name: erythromycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Erythra-Derm (More...)
generic name: erythromycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
EthexDERM BPW (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Evoclin (Pro, More...)
generic name: clindamycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Fostex (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Fostex BPO (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Fostex Wash 10% (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Freezeone One Step (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Freezone (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Freezone Corn Remover (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Gordofilm (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Hydrisalic (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Inova (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Inova 8 / 2 (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Ionil Plus (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
KeralytGel (Pro, More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Keralyt Scalp (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Keralyt Shampoo (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Let Me Clarify Gel (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Loroxide (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Mediplast (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Mosco Corn & Callus Remover (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
NeoBenz Micro (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
NeoBenz Micro SD (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
NeoBenz Micro Wash Plus Pack (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Neuac (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Neutrogena Acne Mask (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Neutrogena Healthy Scalp (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Occlusal-HP (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Oscion (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Oxy Daily Wash (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Oxy Face Scrub (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
P & S (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Pacnex (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Peroderm 7 Wash (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Persa-Gel (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Propa pH Acne Med Cleansing (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Propa pH Acne Med Maximum Strength (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Refissa (Pro, More...)
generic name: tretinoin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Riax (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Romycin (More...)
generic name: erythromycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Sal-Acid Plasters (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Sal-Plant Gel (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Salac (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Salactic Film (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Salacyn (Pro, More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Salex (Pro, More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Salitop (Pro, More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Salkera (Pro, More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Salvax (Pro, More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Scalpicin Scalp Relief (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
SE BPO (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
SoluCLENZ Rx (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Staticin (Pro, More...)
generic name: erythromycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Stri-Dex (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Stridex Body Focus (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Stridex Maximum Strength (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Sulfoxyl Regular (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/sulfur
0 reviews
   
0.0
Sulfoxyl Strong (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/sulfur
0 reviews
   
0.0
T-Stat (More...)
generic name: erythromycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Thera-Sal (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Theramycin Z (More...)
generic name: erythromycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Tinamed Plantar (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Trans-Ver-Sal (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid
0 reviews
   
0.0
Triaz (Pro, More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide
0 reviews
   
0.0
Z-Clinz 5 (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Z-Clinz 10 (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Zacare (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/sodium hyaluronate
0 reviews
   
0.0
ZoDerm (More...)
generic name: benzoyl peroxide/urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
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