– destroys P. acnes, and may also
reduce oil production|
– can help break down blackheads and
– helps break down blackheads and
whiteheads. Also helps cut down the shedding
of cells lining the hair follicles|
helps break down blackheads and whiteheads.
OTC medicines are available in many forms, such as
gels, lotions, creams, soaps, or pads. In some
people, OTC acne medicines may cause side effects
such as skin irritation, burning, or redness, which
often get better or go away with continued use of
the medicine. If you experience severe or prolonged
side effects, you should report them to your doctor.
topical medicines are somewhat effective in treating
acne when used regularly; however, it may take up to
8 weeks before you see noticeable improvement.