Thursday, July 14, 2011

Acne Treatments

acne treatments
Very annoying when acne comes, but there are quiet are many acne treatments, some of these are :

Antibiotics via oral: They are used in the treatment of the acne, the tetracycline that better absorption has is the oxytetracycline, generally with a daily taking is sufficient. The acne will reappear when finalizing the treatment, reason why it must be combined with a treatment on the affected zones.

Topical antibiotics: These are applied some of them externally are: erythromycin, or tetracycline and its function are the one to kill the bacteria that are in the blocked follicles.

External Retinoid: Retinoid influence the creation of the cell and the cycle of life and death of the follicle. Retinol is a form of vitamin A, has an effect similar to vitamin A, but softer. Within these, tretinoin (Retin-A), adapalene (Differin) and tazarotene (Tazorac).

Oral retinoid: produce a reduction of fat in the glands, this is achieved with a daily intake of hormones derived from vitamin A and isotretinoía.

The treatment lasts about 4 to 6 months. Side effects can be seen in this acne treatment include dry skin and lips, so it is recommended the use of moisturizers . It also causes photosensitivity so you can not take sun for a month after treatment ends.


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