Acne: Options Beyond Oral Antibiotics When Your Patient is “Breaking out” (Video: 5:26 minutes)

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Acne responds to a variety of topical and systemic treatments, including include oral contraceptives, spironolactone, oral zinc, and retinoids. Details here.

“We tend to overuse oral antibiotics for acne, and we’ve done so for so long, that we’ve induced resistance to a lot of antibiotics.” After 3 months, advises this dermatologist, use topical therapy in a vigorous fashion. There are all kinds of options, which are succinctly outlined here. These include oral contraceptives, spironolactone, oral zinc, retinoids, azelaic or salicylic acid, and dapsone.

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