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Pharmacology – ACNE TREATMENT (MADE EASY)

Pharmacology – ACNE TREATMENT (MADE EASY)

In this lecture we’re gonna cover the pharmacology of drugs used for acne treatment. So let’s get right into it by first discussing the pathophysiology of acne. Acne is a multifactorial inflammatory disease that affects the skin’s oil glands and hair follicles. The oil-producing glands present in our skin, known as sebaceous glands, are usually …

Retinoids for Acne [Acne Treatment]

Retinoids for Acne [Acne Treatment]

So we’ve suggested that you take a class of medications called the retinoids or the Vitamin A medications. Now there’s a number of different ones of these, one is over-the-counter and hopefully more will be in the future, and then the rest are prescription medications. But regardless, all of them have the same uses, and …