Treatments

Antibacterial lotions

Antibacterial creams or lotions reduce the number of bacteria on the skin . This aims to then reduce the inflammation with a reduction in the number of red spots. Antibacterial…

Antibiotics - tetracyclines

Tetracyclines are a group of antibiotics commonly used for a variety of conditions including acne, rosacea and  hidradenitis suppurativa. There are 4 tetracyclines used in Dermatology Oxytetracyline - problems with…

Antibiotics- erythromycin

Erythromycin is commonly used for a wide variety of infections. It can also be  effective in acne, rosacea and hidradenitis and is generally tried if tetracycline antibiotics have not been effective.

Duac

Duac is a combination cream product. It contains benzoyl peroxide (5%) and clindamycin (1%). As with most other acne creams it is applied once per day , often in the…

Isotretinoin

Isotretinoin is licensed for treatment of acne under 3 conditions scaring acne severe nodulocystic acne acne not responding to standard therapy It is a highly effective treatment when taken at…