Anti-Acne Preparations for Topical Use
- Anti-Acne Preparations for Topical Use
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Drug Drug Description Meclocycline A tetracycline antibiotic indicated in the treatment of susceptible skin infections, bacterial vaginitis, vulvovaginitis, and cervicitis. Adapalene A third-generation topical retinoid with anti-comedogenic, comedolytic, and anti-inflammatory properties used to treat acne vulgaris in adolescents and adults. Azelaic acid A saturated dicarboxylic acid used to treat mild to moderate acne vulgaris. Sulfacetamide A sulfonamide used to treat inflammatory ocular conditions and acne vulgaris. Tretinoin A vitamin A derivative used to treat acne vulgaris, certain types of promyelocytic leukemia, and fine wrinkles. Clindamycin A lincosamide antibiotic used to treat serious infections caused by susceptible anaerobic, streptococcal, staphylococcal, and pneumococcal bacteria. Benzoyl peroxide An antibacterial and anti-inflammatory agent used for the symptomatic treatment of mild to moderate acne vulgaris and rosacea. Aluminum chloride Indicated for the control of minor hemorrhage during dental restorative procedures. Indicated to reduce underarm perspiration. Resorcinol Contemporary therapeutic uses for resorcinol primarily revolve around the use of the phenol derivative as an active ingredient in topical antiseptics [L2745, L2744, L40069, F61] or as topical antibacterial skin... Aluminum oxide Aluminum oxide has a chemical formula Al2O3. It is amphoteric in nature, and is used in various chemical, industrial and commercial applications. It is considered an indirect additive used in... Nadifloxacin A topical fluoroquinolone used in the treatment of acne and topical bacterial skin infections. Tioxolone Not Annotated Motretinide Not Annotated Vitamin A A vitamin important for retinal function that is used clinically to correct vitamin A deficiency. Erythromycin A macrolide antibiotic used to treat and prevent a variety of bacterial infections. Dapsone A sulfone drug used to treat acne vulgaris, Hansen's disease, and dermatitis herpetiformis. Fluorometholone An ophthalmic corticosteroid used for the relief of inflammation located in both the palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva, the cornea, and the anterior segment of the globe of the eye. Chloramphenicol A broad spectrum antibiotic that is effective against a variety of susceptible and serious bacterial infections but is not frequently used because of its high risk of bone marrow toxicity. Methylprednisolone A corticosteroid used to treat inflammation or immune reactions across a variety of organ systems, endocrine conditions, and neoplastic diseases. Isotretinoin A retinoid used to treat severe recalcitrant acne. Dexamethasone A glucocorticoid available in various modes of administration that is used for the treatment of various inflammatory conditions, including bronchial asthma, as well as endocrine and rheumatic disorders. Bithionol Bithionol, formerly marketed as an active ingredient in various topical drug products, was shown to be a potent photosensitizer with the potential to cause serious skin disorders. Approvals of the... Mesulfen Not Annotated Trifarotene A topical retinoid indicated for the treatment of acne vulgaris. Clascoterone An androgen receptor antagonist used for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 12 years of age and older. Minocycline A tetracycline analog used to treat a wide variety of infections in the body.
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