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Topical and oral acne antibiotics

TOPICAL ANTIBIOTICS Topicallyapplied antibiotic preparations are effective in killing P. acnes. Common examples include erythromycin (Aknemycin, T-Stat pads), clindamycin (Clindagel, Clindamax, Cleocin T), and sodium sulfacetamide withand wi...

5 Things You Need to Know About Oral Antibiotics for Acne

1. Attack Acne-causing Bacteria Oral antibiotics treat moderate to severe cases of acne that don't respond to topical treatment. These drugs attack the bacteria that cause the inflammation. There are two major categories of antibiotics used to tre...

Side Effects of Acne Antibiotics

When you experience a serious case of inflammatory acne (such as acne cysts or nodules), one common course of treatment is antibiotics, such as erythromycin, clindamycin and tetracycline. Antibiotics are used to target and kill a type of bacteria cal...

Antibiotic Treatment of Chronic Acne

Overview Acne is an unsightly and sometimes painful skin condition that often affects teenagers and young adults, but also can strike people in their thirties, forties and even beyond. Occasional mild acne usually goes away with careful skin care o...

Oxytetracycline As an Acne Antibiotic

Overview Tetracycline antibiotics such as oxytetracycline are commonly prescribed as an effective acne treatment. Oxytetracycline is available in generic form and as the brand Terramycin. Physicians prescribe oxytetracycline for moderately severe t...

Antiobiotics for Acne

Overview Acne, the most common skin condition in the United States, can cause temporary embarrassment and sometimes leads to permanent scars. According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), most mild cases of acne clear up with careful skin...

Antibotics to Treat Acne

Antibiotics are an important element in an acne treatment program. An examination by a medical professional is necessary to determine appropriate therapy and methods of treatment, but both topical and oral antibiotics are typically used. Commonly pre...

Antibiotics That Can Prevent Acne

Acne is a condition affected by hormones, dead skin cells and sebum that may cause bacteria to multiply in the pores. It can appear in a number of forms, including blackheads, whiteheads, pimples or pustules, in the most severe cases. While many peop...

Antibacterials for Acne

Acne is a common skin condition that occurs as skin cells combine with sebum oil to form plugs in the hair follicles found on your skin. When bacteria known as Propinoibacterium acnes, or P. acnes, are able to multiply behind these plugs, more severe...

Common Antibiotics for Acne

Acne is a condition caused by a combination of clogged oil ducts, inflammation and overgrowth of the bacteria Propionibacterium acnes, or P. acnes. While it is not a physically debilitating condition, it does tend to cause a lot of psychological dis...