Efficacy and Safety of a Fixed-Dose Clindamycin Phosphate 1.2%, Benzoyl Peroxide 3.1%, and Adapalene 0.15% Gel for Moderate-to-Severe Acne: A Randomized Phase II Study of the First Triple-Combination Drug

A three-pronged approach to acne treatment—combining an antibiotic, antibacterial, and retinoid—could provide greater efficacy and tolerability than single or dyad treatments, while potentially improving patient compliance and reducing antibiotic resistance.ObjectivesWe aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of triple-combination, fixed-dose topical clindamycin phosphate 1.2%/benzoyl peroxide (BPO) 3.1%/adapalene 0.15% (IDP-126) gel for the treatment of acne.MethodsIn …

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Role of nutritional supplements in selected dermatological disorders: A review

While a plethora of literature continues to be published on the role of nutritional agents both in lay press and indexed journals, the data is not on a firm footing and leaves the dermatologist in a quandry and the patient confused. The various agents include vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antioxidants, diets & gluten. A proper …

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Use of #beta-blockers for #rosacea-associated facial erythema and flushing: A systematic review and update on proposed mode of action

Flushing and erythema are frequent skin symptoms in rosacea. Because their adequate treatment remains a clinical challenge, new treatment options are explored, such as oral β-blockers.. ..Nine studies evaluating the use of carvedilol, propranolol, nadolol, and β-blockers in general were included. Articles studying carvedilol and propranolol showed a large reduction of erythema and flushing during …

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