Current drugs for treatment of acne vulgaris

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The author provides data about the efficacy and side effects of current drugs for treatment of acne. He pays special attention to
the problem of developing resistance in case of application of antibiotics. The article describes current approaches to the reduction
of this problem in patients with acne. It lists main currently available hormone drugs taking into account their efficacy and side
effects. The article presents a current algorithm for evaluating possible side effects of application of isotretinoin and measures of
their prevention, and describes a new form of isotretinoin with extra bioavailability - Acnecutan. It also discusses characteristics
of external drugs.

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A V Samtsov



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