Several types of prescription drugs can be used to treat moderate to severe acne:
 Topical Benzoyl Peroxide (available also OTC): Destroys the acne bacteria and reduces oil production.
 Topical and oral antibiotics: Help stop or slow the growth of bacteria and reduce inflammation.
 Topical vitamin A derivatives (retinoids): Decrease the formation of blackheads and whiteheads. Unplug existing blackheads, allowing other topical medicines (such as antibiotics) to enter the follicles.
 Accutane (Isotretinoin, Roaccutane): the most effective prescription medicine available for acne .
Use the MDacne app to assess your Acne and start with prevention right cleansing, diet, and topicals. As a second step advise with your Dermatologist for prescription medicines.
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