New guidelines from the Academy of Dermatology (AAD) suggest that combination treatments are the best way to treat acne â€“ and prevent it from coming back.
The list of recommended treatments today includes topical therapy, antibiotics, isotretinoin and oral contraceptives. Antibiotics should be used with topical therapy for mild-to-moderate acne, and topicals should be being continued once the antibiotic course is complete, the AAD suggests. Whatâ€™s more topical medications, such as retinoids and benzoyl peroxide, also may be combined for maximum results.
The guidelines are published online in theÂ Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
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