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Isotretinoin Accutane Accutane (isotretinoin) Accutane (isotretinoin) is a powerful medication that is approved for people with severe acne that is non-responsive to other treatments. It is the most effective... September 29,2018
Cortisone Shots Cortisone Shots for Acne Cortisone shots can drastically and immediately reduce inflammation in severe acne lesions. Info on what they are, side effects, and where to get one are explored. September 18,2018
Antibiotics The Dangers and Ineffectiveness of Antibiotics for Acne Antibiotics provide only temporary relief from acne when they do work at all. They also come with uncomfortable side effects, and perhaps most concerning, they create strains of resistant bacteria that can live on or in a person forever and can be easily passed to others. September 29,2018
Antibiotics Antibiotic Resistance in Acne Treatment Antibiotics are sometimes prescribed for acne treatment, but this is controversial because antibiotics do not usually provide dramatic results, and when they do work, they work only temporarily. Also, they also create resistant strains of bacteria that threaten personal and global health. September 15,2018
Antibiotics Are Antibiotics a Good Idea for the Treatment of Acne? Antibiotics provide only moderate and temporary relief when they do work at all, and they come with a plethora of side effects, ranging from uncomfortable to life-threatening. Treatment with antibiotics over longer periods of time can cause dangerous antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria as well. September 29,2018