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Topical acne agents

Other names: acne creams

What are Topical acne agents?

Topical acne agents are creams, gels, lotions, and washes that are used on the skin and contain ingredients that treat acne. They are typically used for mild acne, although some may be used for the treatment of severe acne in conjunction with prescription medicines.

Topical acne agents include antiseptic washes that contain ingredients to gently cleanse the skin; and creams, lotions, or gels that exfoliate the skin, inhibit bacterial growth, speed up skin cell renewal or decrease the formation of comedones.

List of Topical acne agents:

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Drug Name Avg. Rating Reviews
Epiduo (Pro)
Generic name: adapalene / benzoyl peroxide
7.3
696 reviews
Differin (Pro)
Generic name: adapalene
6.1
332 reviews
Duac (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / clindamycin
7.4
275 reviews
Aczone (Pro)
Generic name: dapsone
7.4
225 reviews
Epiduo Forte
Generic name: adapalene / benzoyl peroxide
7.1
116 reviews
Retin-A (Pro)
Generic name: tretinoin
8.0
97 reviews
Benzaclin (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / clindamycin
8.2
94 reviews
Ziana (Pro)
Generic name: clindamycin / tretinoin
7.4
76 reviews
Finacea (Pro)
Generic name: azelaic acid
8.0
74 reviews
Acanya (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / clindamycin
7.4
57 reviews
Veltin (Pro)
Generic name: clindamycin / tretinoin
7.4
42 reviews
Atralin (Pro)
Generic name: tretinoin
8.3
38 reviews
Tazorac (Pro)
Generic name: tazarotene
7.8
37 reviews
Onexton (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / clindamycin
8.6
32 reviews
Azelex (Pro)
Generic name: azelaic acid
8.6
10 reviews
Fabior (Pro)
Generic name: tazarotene
7.2
8 reviews
Benzamycin (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / erythromycin
7.4
8 reviews
PanOxyl (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
8.7
6 reviews
Compound W
Generic name: salicylic acid
7.5
4 reviews
BenzEFoam (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
8.0
4 reviews
Stieva-A
Generic name: tretinoin
4.5
3 reviews
Oxy-10
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
8.7
3 reviews
Arazlo (Pro)
Generic name: tazarotene
2.0
3 reviews
Wart Remover
Generic name: salicylic acid
3.5
2 reviews
Vanoxide-HC (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / hydrocortisone
10
2 reviews
Tretin-X (Pro)
Generic name: tretinoin
5.0
2 reviews
PanOxyl 10% Acne Foaming Wash
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
9.5
2 reviews
NuOx
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / sulfur
10
2 reviews
Clindagel (Pro)
Generic name: clindamycin
9.8
2 reviews
Scalpicin Scalp Relief
Generic name: salicylic acid
3.0
1 review
Mosco Corn & Callus Remover
Generic name: salicylic acid
10
1 review
Inova 4/1
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / salicylic acid
8.0
1 review
Ery Pads
Generic name: erythromycin
10
1 review
Duoplant
Generic name: salicylic acid
9.0
1 review
Duofilm
Generic name: salicylic acid
10
1 review
Desquam-X Wash (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
10
1 review
CeraVe SA Renewing
Generic name: salicylic acid
10
1 review
BP Wash (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
9.0
1 review
BPO Gel
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
1 review
BenzEFoam Ultra (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
10
1 review
Avita (Pro)
Generic name: tretinoin
10
1 review
Aktipak
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / erythromycin
8.0
1 review
Acnomel
Generic name: resorcinol / sulfur
5.0
1 review
Acnex
Generic name: salicylic acid
10
1 review
Z-Clinz 10
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / clindamycin
No reviews
Z-Clinz 5
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / clindamycin
No reviews
Winlevi (Pro)
Generic name: clascoterone
No reviews
Twyneo (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / tretinoin
No reviews
Triaz (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Tinamed Plantar
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Theramycin Z
Generic name: erythromycin
No reviews
Thera-Sal
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
T-Stat
Generic name: erythromycin
No reviews
Stridex Maximum Strength
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Stridex Body Focus
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Stri-Dex
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Stieva-A Forte
Generic name: tretinoin
No reviews
Staticin (Pro)
Generic name: erythromycin
No reviews
Spotex
Generic name: erythromycin
No reviews
SoluCLENZ Rx
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
SE BPO
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Salvax (Pro)
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Salkera (Pro)
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Salitop (Pro)
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Salex (Pro)
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Salacyn (Pro)
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Salactic Film
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Salac
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Sal-Plant Gel
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Sal-Acid Plasters
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Riax
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Renova (Pro)
Generic name: tretinoin
7.0
No reviews
Refissa (Pro)
Generic name: tretinoin
No reviews
Propa pH Acne Med Cleansing
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
PR Benzoyl Peroxide Wash
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Persa-Gel
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Peroderm 7 Wash
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
PanOxyl 4% Acne Creamy Wash
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Pacnex (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
P & S
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Oxy Daily Wash
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Oscion
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Occlusal-HP
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Neutrogena Rapid Clear Stubborn Acne
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Neutrogena Healthy Scalp
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Neutrogena Clear Pore Cleanser/Mask
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Neuac (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / clindamycin
No reviews
NeoBenz Micro Wash Plus Pack
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
NeoBenz Micro SD
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
NeoBenz Micro
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Mediplast
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Let Me Clarify Gel
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Keralyt Shampoo
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Keralyt Scalp
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
KeralytGel (Pro)
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Ionil Plus
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Inova 8/2
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / salicylic acid
No reviews
Inova
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Hydrisalic
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Gordofilm
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Freezone Corn Remover
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Freezone
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Freezeone One Step
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Fostex Wash 10%
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Fostex
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Evoclin (Pro)
Generic name: clindamycin
No reviews
Erythra-Derm
Generic name: erythromycin
No reviews
Erygel (Pro)
Generic name: erythromycin
No reviews
Eryderm
Generic name: erythromycin
No reviews
Erycette
Generic name: erythromycin
No reviews
Enzoclear Foam
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Emgel
Generic name: erythromycin
No reviews
Emcin Clear
Generic name: erythromycin
No reviews
Durasal (Pro)
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Dr Scholl's Zino Soft Corn Remover
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Dr Scholl's Corn Removers
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
DHS Salicylic Acid 3%
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Dermarest Psoriasis Skin Treatment
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
DermalZone
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Delos
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Clindets
Generic name: clindamycin
4.0
No reviews
ClindaReach Pledget (Pro)
Generic name: clindamycin
No reviews
Clindacin PAC
Generic name: clindamycin
No reviews
Clindacin P (Pro)
Generic name: clindamycin
No reviews
Clindacin ETZ (Pro)
Generic name: clindamycin
No reviews
Clinda-Derm (Pro)
Generic name: clindamycin
No reviews
Clinac BPO
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Cleocin T
Generic name: clindamycin
No reviews
Clearskin
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Clear Away Wart Removal System
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Cleanse & Treat Plus
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / salicylic acid
No reviews
Cleanse & Treat
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / salicylic acid
No reviews
Brevoxyl Creamy Wash
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Brevoxyl Acne Wash Kit
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Brevoxyl (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
5.0
No reviews
BPS Gel
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / sulfur
No reviews
BPO 9 Foaming Cloths
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
BPO 6 Foaming Cloths
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
BPO 3 Foaming Cloths
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
BPO-10 Wash
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
BPO-5 Wash
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
BP Foaming Wash
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Bioelements Active Astringent
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Binora
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Benziq Wash
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Benziq
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
BenzePro (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Benzashave
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Benzamycin Pak (Pro)
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / erythromycin
No reviews
Benzagel Wash
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Benzagel
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Benzac W
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Benzac AC Wash
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Benzac AC
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
7.0
No reviews
Benzac
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Benprox
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Bencort
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide / hydrocortisone
No reviews
Altreno (Pro)
Generic name: tretinoin
No reviews
Alquam-X Acne Therapy Gel
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Aliclen (Pro)
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Akurza
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Akne-Mycin (Pro)
Generic name: erythromycin
No reviews
Aklief (Pro)
Generic name: trifarotene
No reviews
Acnomel BP 5
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Acnomel Acne Mask
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Acnevir
Generic name: salicylic acid
No reviews
Acne Treatment
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
6.0
No reviews
Acne-Clear
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
4.0
No reviews
Acne-10
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
Acetoxyl
Generic name: benzoyl peroxide
No reviews
A/T/S
Generic name: erythromycin
5.5
No reviews
For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).

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