Drugs for Acne
Generic and Trade Names of Drugs for Treatment of Acne
Adapalene is a topical retinoid-like compound used to treat mild to moderate acne by preventing the formation of pimples acting deeply in the source.
It also prevents the formation of new acne by restoring skin texture and tone.
Adapalene and Benzoyl Peroxide Adapalene and benzoyl peroxide combination is used to treat severe acne. Adapalene is a retinoid affects cell growth and reduces inflammation. Benzoyl peroxide helps in skin dryness results in skin peeling.
Azelaic Acid is a naturally occurring saturated dicarboxylic acid, used for skin conditions such as acne and rosacea.
Benzoyl Peroxide is a keratolytic agent with antibacterial actions, prescribed for acne.