Acne Treatments (II)

30 Oct

Treatments of acneTopical Antibiotics: These are applied externally some of them are: erythromycin, tetracycline or function is to kill the bacteria found in the blocked follicles.

Oral Antibiotics: Used in the treatment of acne, has better absorption tetracycline is oxytetracycline, usually with a daily intake is sufficient. The acne will reappear after the treatment, so it must be combined with treatment to the affected areas.

External Retinoids:
Retinoids influence the creation of the cell and the cycle of life and death of the follicle. Retinol is a form of vitamin A, has a similar effect of vitamin A, but softer. Found within these: tretinoin (Retin-A), adapalene (Differin) and tazarotene (Tazorac).

Oral retinoids:
produce a reduction of fat in the glands, this is achieved with a daily dose of hormones derived from vitamin A and retinoid.

The treatment lasts about 4 to 6 months. Side effects can be seen in this treatment include dry skin and lips, so we recommend the use of moisturizers. It also causes photosensitivity and thus can not sunbathe until one month after treatment ends.

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