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Acne Treatments

Acne: Treatments

Some of the possible treatments for Acne from various sources may include:

Treatments for Acne

The following treatments are listed for Acne in our knowledge base:

Alternative Treatments for Acne

Alternative treatments, home remedies, other other complementary therapies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Acne in various sources may include:

  • Regular washing of affected area
  • Reduce stress
  • Reduce makeup use
  • Avoid shaving
  • Fresh shaving blade
  • Regular hair washing
  • Chasteberry
  • Echinacea
  • Red clover
  • Burdock
  • Yellow dock
  • Dang gui
  • Milk thistle
  • Schisandra
  • Licorice root extract (glycyrrhizin)
  • Calendula
  • Tea tree oil
  • Goldenseal
  • Cnidium seed
  • Honeysuckle flower
  • Yarrow tea
  • Zinc
  • Chromium
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin B6
  • Kali bromatum
  • Sulfur
  • Antimonium tartaricum
  • Cumin, coriander, fennel tea
  • Diet
  • Chick pea paste
  • Almond powder and goat's milk paste
  • Tumeric-sandalwood cream
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Acupressure
  • Juice therapy
  • Reflexology
  • Yoga
  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Beta-carotene
  • Vinegar on affected area
  • Lemon juice on affected area
  • Tea tree oil on affected area
  • Aloe vera gel on affected area
  • Oil-free makeup
  • Avoid lanolin
  • Avoid isopropyl myristate
  • Avoid sodium lauryl sulfate
  • Avoid laureth-4
  • Avoid D & C red dyes
  • Benzoyl peroxide
  • Avoid sun overexposure
  • Ayurvedic cleansing program (panchakarma)
  • Ayurvedic medicine
  • Cumin, coriander and fennel tea
  • Almond powder paste
  • Aloe vera juice
  • Colon cleanse
  • Amalaki-by mouth
  • Guduchi, shatavari and kutki mixture-by mouth
  • Melon salve overnight
  • Breathing exercise
  • Mind-body exercise
  • Self-massage
  • Color therapy (Ayurvedic medicine)
  • Visualization therapy
  • Warm water and honey face wash
  • Ground orange seeds and egg white-face mask
  • Crushed tomatoes and oak powder-face mask
  • Crushed vitamin B6 tablet-face mask
  • Barley soup
  • Vegetable juice (celery, tomato, Asian pear, lemon)
  • Chinese folk remedies
  • Acne getaway (Chinese herb)
  • Resorcinol-containing creams
  • Avoid scrubbing skin with cleansers
  • Avoid exfoliation
  • Limit dietary iodine intake
  • Apply egg white over pimple
  • Investigate whether your condition is a side effect from a medication
  • Benzoyl peroxide even on clear skin prone to acne breakouts
  • Avoid oily pomade-type hair products that can block facial pores

Drugs and Medications used to treat Acne:

Some of the drugs and medications used in the treatment of Acne may include:

  • Macrolide antibiotics
  • C-Solve 2
  • Emgel
  • Erycette
  • Eryderm
  • Erygel
  • A/T/S
  • Staticin
  • Benzamycin
  • E-Solve 2
  • Akne-Mycin
  • Erymax
  • T-Stat
  • Sans-Acne
  • Stievamycin
  • Cleocin HCL - Severe acne
  • Cheocin Pediatric - Severe acne
  • Cleocin Phosphate - Severe acne
  • Clindagel - Severe acne
  • ClindaMax - Severe acne
  • Clindesse - Severe acne
  • Clindets - Severe acne
  • Evoclin - Severe acne
  • Alti-Clindamycin - Severe acne
  • Apo-Clindamycin - Severe acne
  • Clindoxyl - Severe acne
  • Novo-Clindamycin - Severe acne
  • Clindazyn - Severe acne
  • Cutaclin - Severe acne
  • Dalacin V - Severe acne
  • Galecin - Severe acne
  • Klyndaken - Severe acne
  • Cyproterone and Ethinyl Estradiol - Severe acne
  • Diane-35 - Severe acne
  • Demeclocycline
  • Declomycin
  • Ledemicina
  • Minocycline
  • Dynacin
  • Minocin
  • Alti-Minocycline
  • Apo-Minocycline
  • Gen-Minoycline
  • Novo-Minocycline
  • PMS-Minocycline
  • Rhoxal-minocycline
  • Tiseb
  • Salicylic Acid
  • NeoCeuticals Acne Spot Treatment
  • Neutrogena Acne Wash
  • Neutrogena On The Spot Acne Patch
  • Palmer's Skin Success Acne Cleanser
  • Zapyl Acne Wash
  • Zapzyt Pore Treatment
  • Oxy Balance
  • Oxy Balance Deep Forte
  • Propa pH
  • Stri-dex
  • Stri-dex Body Focus
  • Stri-dex Facewipes To Go
  • Stri-dex Maximum Strength
  • Sulfur and Salicylic Acid
  • Aveeno Cleansing Bar
  • Fostex
  • SAStid Plain Therapeutic Shampoo and Acne Wash
  • Allantoin
  • Alphosyl
  • Curacel Acne and Pimple Gel
  • Resorcinol
  • Acne and Pimple Gel

Unlabeled Drugs and Medications to treat Acne:

Unlabelled alternative drug treatments for Acne may include:

  • Dexamethasone - mainly used to treat androgenic cases in females

Treatments for Causes of Acne

Review the treatment information pages for various causes of Acne:

More causes: not all possible causes for Acne are listed above; for a full list refer to causes of Acne.

Treatment Notes

Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Acne:

The following list of conditions have 'Acne' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Acne or choose View All.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Acne:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Acne' or similar listed as a medical complication in our database.


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