Acne Channel
Topics & Medications
Quicklinks
Related Channels

Acne Health Topics

Featured Conditions and Diseases
Acne occurs when several oil gland follicles become clogged with sebum, dead skin cells, and bacteria. This eMedTV page discusses the types, causes, and treatment of this condition, and offers tips for prevention, as well as proper care of your skin.
Featured Medications
Absorica capsules are taken twice daily for 15 or 20 weeks to treat severe nodular acne. This eMedTV Web page presents an overview of various topics associated with this prescription drug, including how it works, side effects, dosing tips, and more.
Acanya is a prescription skin gel used to treat acne. This article from the eMedTV Web library takes an in-depth look at this product, explaining how it works, when and how to apply it, potential side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
Accutane is a prescription acne medication used when other treatments have failed. This eMedTV Web resource provides a complete overview of this medication, including how it works, general dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
Available by prescription only, Amnesteem is an acne medication reserved for use in severe cases. This eMedTV article explains when a doctor may prescribe this drug, offers dosing tips for taking it, important safety precautions, and more.
Azelex is a prescription skin cream used to treat acne. This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes an in-depth look at this product, explaining how it works, when and how to apply it, potential side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
BenzaClin is a prescription medication used to treat acne. This page of the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this acne medicine, explaining how it works to kill acne-causing bacteria, when and how to apply it, potential side effects, and more.
Benzamycin is a medicine approved for the treatment of acne. This selection from the eMedTV Web site provides a complete overview of this skin gel, including details on how it works, how effective it is, potential side effects, and more.
Claravis is a medication reserved for treating severe nodular acne when other treatments have failed. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at this prescription acne medicine, including the regulations on how to take this drug, side effects, and more.
Clindamycin is found in many prescription antibiotics and is used to treat various bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web page describes how this medication works, explains when and how to take it, and provides a list of potential side effects.
Differin is a prescription retinoid medication used to treat acne. This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes an in-depth look at this product, explaining how it works, when and how to apply it, potential side effects, and more.
Doryx is a prescription antibiotic licensed to treat and/or prevent a number of infections. This eMedTV Web page discusses the drug's uses in more detail, describes how it works, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
Duac is a skin gel prescribed to treat acne. This Web selection from the eMedTV archives provides an overview of this medicine, including details on how it works to kill acne-causing bacteria, potential side effects, dosing tips, and more.
If you have an infection that is caused by bacteria, you may benefit from an antibiotic called Dynacin. This eMedTV segment presents an overview of this prescription drug, with details on how to take it, possible side effects, drug warnings, and more.
Epiduo is a medicine approved for the treatment of acne in adults and children as young as 12 years old. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this skin gel, including details on how it works, how effective it is, potential side effects, and more.
Fabior is a prescription acne medication applied once a day in the evening. This eMedTV resource provides a complete overview of this medicated foam, including how it works, general dosing tips, potential side effects, and more.
Minocin is an antibiotic prescribed to treat acne and certain types of bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web page explains how the drug works and offers a more in-depth look at dosing information, potential side effects, and safety precautions.
Myorisan is a drug approved for the treatment of acne when certain other treatments have failed. This eMedTV resource features an in-depth look at various aspects of this medication, including dosing tips, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
Solodyn is used to treat acne -- in particular, the red, pus-filled bumps seen with this condition. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed look at this prescription tablet, with information on how it works, dosing guidelines, side effects, and more.
Taking Sotret capsules twice daily for 15 to 20 weeks can help clear up severe nodular acne. This eMedTV article features an overview of various aspects of this prescription drug, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and more.
Available as a gel, Veltin is a prescription medicine used to treat acne. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this product, explaining how it works, when and how to apply it, potential side effects, and more.
Ximino capsules are taken once daily to treat moderate-to-severe acne in adults and adolescents. This eMedTV resource features an overview of various topics associated with this prescription drug, including how it works, side effects, dosing, and more.
As a type of retinoid drug, Zenatane is used to treat severe acne that has not responded to other treatment. This eMedTV article offers a comprehensive look at this prescription medicine, including how to take it, possible side effects, and more.
Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2017 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.