Skin conditions part 1

vitohuxo's version from 2016-02-25 01:43


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tea tree oilused for variety skin conditions- can be useful treating acne
acne happens when there is androgens, bacteria, and oil glands
most effective OTC agent for acnebenzoyl peroxide. start with 2.5%-5% which less irritating than higher strengths. comes in prescription with combo other things too can get
usual Rx drug of choice for acneretinoids. (topical tretinoin and derivatives). can take 4-12 weeks work, acne may get worse at first. tazoretene (tazorac) works better than tretinoin but used with difficult cases. cat X pregnancy
atralin, renova, retin-A, Retin-A microtretinoin cream. retinoid. slower release=less iritating retin a micro and avita
differinadapalene. retinoid
benzamycinerthromycin + benzoyl peroxide. keep refrigerated 3 month expiration
acanya, duac, benzaclinclindamycin + benzoyl peroxide
duac clindamycin + benzoyl peroxide. dispense with 60 day expiration and apply nightly to affected areas. store at room temp
benzaclinclinamycin + benzoyl peroxide. keep at room temp. 3 month expiration
amnesteem, claravis, myorisan, absorbica, accutaneoral isotretinoin. severe acne only. must have 2 negative preg tests prior to exposure. cannot get pregnant for one month before, during, and one month after taking.
solodynminocycline ext-release. 12 years and older for acne. bactrim may also be used.
propeciafinasteride for hair loss. 5 alpha reductase inhibitor. lower dose than proscar for BPH so lower risk sexual side effects
minoxidil topical OTC2% and 5% solution. 5% more effective but more facial hair growth. for men and women.
OTC and rx topicals shorten duration cold sore durationup to a day
systemic antivirals shorten duration cold soreup to 2 days
ezcema ___ is essentialhydration and use moisturizers. maintain humidity in the home
treatment for eczema can includetopical corticosteroids, antihistamiens for itching, or the immunosuppressant calcineurin inhibitors if topical steroids not adequate
elidelpimecrolimus calcineiurin inhibitor for eczema. wash hands after exposure!!!!!!