Epiduo is a prescription combination of benzoyl peroxide plus a retinoid (adapalene) and is used topically to treat acne.
This article discusses use of topical dapsone used once daily for the treatment of acne, including adverse effects.
J Drugs Dermatol. 2017 Jun 1;16(6):591-598.
Treatment Response With Once-Daily Topical Dapsone Gel, 7.5% for Acne Vulgaris: Subgroup Analysis of Pooled Data from Two Randomized, Double-Blind Stu.
Draelos ZD, Rodriguez DA, Kempers SE, Bruce S, Peredo MI, Downie J, Chang-Lin JE, Berk DR, Ruan S, Kaoukhov A.
This new article reviews the reasons supporting retinoids as the mainstay of acne therapy and discuss “some of the perceived barriers that may be limiting use of this important drug class”.
A new report states that the age of onset of acne has decreased to 11-12 years of age and notes that the demand for acne treatment worldwide continue to climb.
The authors of a recent study report:
“The prevalence of acne is similar between Asian and Caucasian women, but Asian women have a higher prevalence of inflammatory acne. They also report their symptoms exacerbate during periods of high air pollution. “
Acne conglobata induced by adalimumab.