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Drug Name IndicationWhat's this? TypeWhat's this? User Reviews
Ziana topical     52 User Reviews
Zeosa oral     10 User Reviews
Zencia topical     Be the first to review it
Zenchent Fe oral     5 User Reviews
ZenChent (28) oral     47 User Reviews
Zenatane oral     7 User Reviews
Zarah oral     21 User Reviews
YAZ (28) oral     652 User Reviews
Yasmin (28) oral     175 User Reviews
X-Seb T Pearl topical     1 User Reviews
Wymzya Fe oral     Be the first to review it
Wera (28) oral     1 User Reviews
Vyfemla (28) oral     Be the first to review it
Virti-Sulf topical     Be the first to review it
Viorele (28) oral     132 User Reviews
Vibramycin oral     31 User Reviews
Vestura (28) oral     45 User Reviews
Veltin topical     24 User Reviews
Velivet Triphasic Regimen (28) oral     10 User Reviews
Vanoxide-HC topical     1 User Reviews
Trivora (28) oral     94 User Reviews
Tri-Sprintec (28) oral     591 User Reviews
Tri-Previfem (28) oral     163 User Reviews
Tri-Norinyl (28) oral     5 User Reviews
TriNessa (28) oral     362 User Reviews
Tri-Linyah oral     15 User Reviews
Tri-Legest Fe oral     17 User Reviews
Tri-Estarylla oral     19 User Reviews
TRETIN-X topical     9 User Reviews
TRETIN-X Cream Kit topical     Be the first to review it
tretinoin-emollient cmb9-skin cleanser 1 topical     1 User Reviews
tretinoin topical     26 User Reviews
tretinoin microspheres topical     Be the first to review it
Tilia Fe oral     39 User Reviews
Therapeutic T Plus topical     Be the first to review it
Therapeutic Shampoo topical     Be the first to review it
tetracycline oral     46 User Reviews
Tazorac topical     65 User Reviews
tazarotene topical     5 User Reviews
Tarsum topical     Be the first to review it
Tarina Fe oral     2 User Reviews
Syeda oral     24 User Reviews
Sumaxin TS topical     1 User Reviews
Sumaxin topical     15 User Reviews
Sumaxin CP topical     Be the first to review it
Sumadan XLT topical     Be the first to review it
Sumadan topical     3 User Reviews
sulfur-alcohol topical     Be the first to review it
sulfur topical     Be the first to review it
Sulfo-Lo topical     1 User Reviews
SulfaCleanse 8-4 topical     1 User Reviews
sulfacetamide-sulfur-skin cleanser no.23 topical     Be the first to review it
sulfacetamide-sulfur-avobenz-otinox-octyl sal topical     Be the first to review it
sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur-urea topical     Be the first to review it
sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical     9 User Reviews
sulfacetamide sodium (acne) topical     1 User Reviews
SSS 10-5 topical     Be the first to review it
SS 10-2 topical     Be the first to review it
Sronyx oral     188 User Reviews
Sprintec (28) oral     829 User Reviews
Solodyn oral     250 User Reviews
Selsun Blue Naturals topical     Be the first to review it
Seasonique oral     340 User Reviews
Scalpicin topical     4 User Reviews
Scalp Relief topical     Be the first to review it
Scalp Itch-Dandruff Relief topical     Be the first to review it
Salvax Duo Plus topical     Be the first to review it
Salkera topical     1 User Reviews
salicylic acid-urea topical     Be the first to review it
salicylic acid-sulfur topical     Be the first to review it
salicylic acid-pyrithione zinc topical     Be the first to review it
salicylic acid-ammonium lactate-aloe vera topical     Be the first to review it
salicylic acid/benzoyl perox/vit E mixed topical     Be the first to review it
salicylic acid topical     10 User Reviews
Safyral oral     25 User Reviews
Rosula topical     2 User Reviews
Rosula cleansing cloths topical     Be the first to review it
Rosanil topical     Be the first to review it
Riax topical     Be the first to review it
Rezamid topical     Be the first to review it
Retin-A topical     23 User Reviews
Retin-A Micro topical     30 User Reviews
Retin-A Micro Pump topical     8 User Reviews
resorcinol-sulfur topical     Be the first to review it
Reclipsen (28) oral     140 User Reviews
Rapid Clear Treatment Pads topical     Be the first to review it
Quasense oral     118 User Reviews
Quartette oral     15 User Reviews
Psoriasis Medicated topical     6 User Reviews
Psoriasin Medicated topical     Be the first to review it
Previfem oral     49 User Reviews
Portia oral     59 User Reviews
Plexion topical     4 User Reviews
Plexion Cleansing Cloths topical     1 User Reviews
Pirmella oral     1 User Reviews
Pimtrea (28) oral     6 User Reviews
Philith oral     Be the first to review it
Persa-Gel topical     1 User Reviews
PCE oral     Be the first to review it
PanOxyl-4 topical     2 User Reviews
Panoxyl topical     2 User Reviews
Pacnex topical     2 User Reviews
Pacnex MX topical     1 User Reviews
Pacnex LP topical     Be the first to review it
Pacnex HP topical     Be the first to review it
P & S (salicylic acid) topical     Be the first to review it
Ovcon-35 (28) oral     17 User Reviews
Ortho-Novum 7/7/7 (28) oral     19 User Reviews
Ortho-Novum 1/35 (28) oral     18 User Reviews
Ortho-Cyclen (28) oral     116 User Reviews
Ortho-Cept (28) oral     10 User Reviews
Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo (28) oral     225 User Reviews
Ortho Tri-Cyclen (28) oral     131 User Reviews
Orsythia oral     44 User Reviews
Onexton topical     7 User Reviews
Ogestrel (28) oral     6 User Reviews
Ocella oral     263 User Reviews
OC8 topical     Be the first to review it
NuOx topical     6 User Reviews
Nortrel 7/7/7 (28) oral     20 User Reviews
Nortrel 1/35 (28) oral     71 User Reviews
Nortrel 1/35 (21) oral     57 User Reviews
Nortrel 0.5/35 (28) oral     6 User Reviews
Norinyl 1+35 (28) oral     14 User Reviews
norgestrel-ethinyl estradiol oral     9 User Reviews
norgestimate-ethinyl estradiol oral     21 User Reviews
norethin-ethinyl estradiol-iron oral     Be the first to review it
norethindrone-ethinyl estradiol-iron oral     1 User Reviews
norethindrone-ethinyl estradiol oral     2 User Reviews
norethindrone-ethinyl estradiol biphasic oral     Be the first to review it
norethindrone acetate-ethinyl estradiol oral     1 User Reviews
norethindrine-ethinyl estradiol triphasic oral     Be the first to review it
Noble Formula S topical     Be the first to review it
Nikki (28) oral     1 User Reviews
Neutrogena T-Gel Conditioner (salicylic acid) topical     Be the first to review it
Neutrogena T/Sal topical     5 User Reviews
Neutrogena On The Spot topical     Be the first to review it
Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash topical     1 User Reviews
Neuac topical     Be the first to review it
Neuac Kit topical     Be the first to review it
Necon 7/7/7 (28) oral     31 User Reviews
Necon 10/11 (28) oral     4 User Reviews
Necon 1/35 (28) oral     199 User Reviews
Necon 0.5/35 (28) oral     14 User Reviews
Natazia oral     150 User Reviews
Myzilra oral     12 User Reviews
Myorisan oral     5 User Reviews
Morgidox oral     1 User Reviews
Morgidox 2x100     2 User Reviews
Morgidox 1x100     Be the first to review it
Mononessa (28) oral     332 User Reviews
Mono-Linyah oral     20 User Reviews
Monodox oral     18 User Reviews
Modicon (28) oral     4 User Reviews
Mircette (28) oral     22 User Reviews
minocycline-wipes     Be the first to review it
minocycline oral     182 User Reviews
minocycline intravenous     1 User Reviews
Minocin oral     23 User Reviews
Minocin Kit with Wipes     Be the first to review it
Minocin intravenous     1 User Reviews
Minastrin 24 Fe oral     271 User Reviews
Microgestin FE 1/20 (28) oral     185 User Reviews
Microgestin Fe 1.5/30 (28) oral     85 User Reviews
Microgestin 1/20 (21) oral     56 User Reviews
Microgestin 1.5/30 (21) oral     17 User Reviews
Medicated Cleansing Pads topical     Be the first to review it
Marlissa oral     3 User Reviews
Lutera (28) oral     224 User Reviews
Low-Ogestrel (28) oral     87 User Reviews
LoSeasonique oral     92 User Reviews
Loryna (28) oral     172 User Reviews
Lomedia 24 Fe oral     24 User Reviews
Loestrin Fe 1/20 (28) oral     51 User Reviews
Loestrin Fe 1.5/30 (28) oral     12 User Reviews
Loestrin 1/20 (21) oral     13 User Reviews
Loestrin 1.5/30 (21) oral     6 User Reviews
Lo Loestrin Fe oral     297 User Reviews
Liquimat topical     3 User Reviews
Levora-28 oral     66 User Reviews
Levora 0.15/30 (28) oral     62 User Reviews
levonorgestrel-ethinyl estradiol oral     5 User Reviews
Levonest (28) oral     1 User Reviews
Lessina oral     35 User Reviews
Leena 28 oral     5 User Reviews
Larin Fe oral     4 User Reviews
Larin 1/20 (21) oral     Be the first to review it
Larin 1.5/30 (21) oral     Be the first to review it
l.norgest-eth.estradiol triphasic oral     2 User Reviews
L norgest&E estradiol-E estrad oral     Be the first to review it
Kurvelo oral     4 User Reviews
Klaron topical     3 User Reviews
Keralyt topical     Be the first to review it
Keralyt Scalp Complete topical     Be the first to review it
Kariva (28) oral     126 User Reviews
Junel FE 1/20 (28) oral     268 User Reviews
Junel FE 1.5/30 (28) oral     103 User Reviews
Junel 1/20 (21) oral     49 User Reviews
Junel 1.5/30 (21) oral     29 User Reviews
Jolessa oral     134 User Reviews
isotretinoin oral     37 User Reviews
Invisible Acne topical     Be the first to review it
Introvale oral     29 User Reviews
Inova topical     Be the first to review it
Inova 8-2 topical     1 User Reviews
Inova 4-1 topical     Be the first to review it
Gildess oral     8 User Reviews
Gildess FE oral     185 User Reviews
Gildess 24 Fe oral     Be the first to review it
Gildagia oral     Be the first to review it
Gianvi (28) oral     94 User Reviews
Generess Fe oral     351 User Reviews
Femcon Fe oral     156 User Reviews
Fast Clearing Spot topical     Be the first to review it
Falmina (28) oral     21 User Reviews
Fabior topical     1 User Reviews
Evoclin topical     10 User Reviews
Estrostep Fe-28 oral     21 User Reviews
estradiol valerate-dienogest oral     Be the first to review it
Estarylla oral     5 User Reviews
erythromycin-benzoyl peroxide topical     7 User Reviews
erythromycin with ethanol topical     Be the first to review it
erythromycin stearate oral     4 User Reviews
erythromycin oral     63 User Reviews
erythromycin ethylsuccinate oral     7 User Reviews
Erythrocin (as stearate) oral     11 User Reviews
Ery-Tab oral     18 User Reviews
EryPed 400 oral     1 User Reviews
EryPed 200 oral     3 User Reviews
Erygel topical     Be the first to review it
Ery Pads topical     2 User Reviews
Epiduo topical     124 User Reviews
Enskyce oral     8 User Reviews
Enpresse oral     87 User Reviews
Emoquette oral     29 User Reviews
Elinest oral     1 User Reviews
Effaclar DUO topical     2 User Reviews
E.E.S. Granules oral     1 User Reviews
E.E.S. 400 oral     2 User Reviews
E.E.S. 200 oral     1 User Reviews
Dual Action topical     Be the first to review it
Duac topical     24 User Reviews
drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol oral     Be the first to review it
drospirenone-e.estradiol-levomefol oral     Be the first to review it
doxycycline-skin cleanser no.19     Be the first to review it
doxycycline-benzoyl peroxide     Be the first to review it
doxycycline oral     166 User Reviews
doxycycline monohydrate oral     28 User Reviews
doxycycline hyclate oral     397 User Reviews
Doryx oral     108 User Reviews
Differin topical     53 User Reviews
DHS Sal topical     Be the first to review it
desogestrel-ethinyl estradiol/ethiny estradiol oral     1 User Reviews
desogestrel-ethinyl estradiol oral     6 User Reviews
Desogen oral     43 User Reviews
Dermarest Psoriasis Medicated topical     Be the first to review it
Delyla (28) oral     Be the first to review it
Daysee oral     4 User Reviews
Dasetta 7/7/7 (28) oral     3 User Reviews
Dasetta 1/35 (28) oral     2 User Reviews
dapsone topical     Be the first to review it
Daily Face Wash topical     Be the first to review it
Cyclessa (28) oral     13 User Reviews
Cyclafem 7/7/7 (28) oral     3 User Reviews
Cyclafem 1/35 (28) oral     8 User Reviews
Cryselle (28) oral     162 User Reviews
Corn-Callus Remover topical     Be the first to review it
Corn Remover topical     Be the first to review it
coal tar-salicylic acid topical     1 User Reviews
clindamycin-tretinoin topical     Be the first to review it
clindamycin-benzoyl peroxide-emollient #94 topical     Be the first to review it
clindamycin-benzoyl peroxide topical     2 User Reviews
clindamycin phosphate-skin cleanser combo no.19 topical     1 User Reviews
clindamycin phosphate topical     52 User Reviews
Clindamycin Pediatric oral     1 User Reviews
clindamycin palmitate HCl oral     8 User Reviews
clindamycin HCl oral     749 User Reviews
Clindagel topical     8 User Reviews
Clindacin Pac topical     1 User Reviews
Clindacin P topical     1 User Reviews
Clindacin ETZ topical     1 User Reviews
Cleocin T topical     9 User Reviews
Cleocin oral     90 User Reviews
Clearasil Daily Clear topical     Be the first to review it
Clearasil Daily Clear (benzoyl peroxide) topical     Be the first to review it
Cleansing Wash topical     Be the first to review it
Clean & Clear Advantage topical     Be the first to review it
Claris Clarifying Wash topical     1 User Reviews
Clarifoam EF topical     13 User Reviews
Claravis oral     101 User Reviews
Chateal oral     41 User Reviews
Caziant (28) oral     21 User Reviews
Camrese oral     63 User Reviews
Camrese Lo oral     14 User Reviews
Briellyn oral     2 User Reviews
Brevicon (28) oral     2 User Reviews
BPO-5 topical     Be the first to review it
BPO-10 topical     Be the first to review it
BPO topical     Be the first to review it
BPO Creamy Wash Pack topical     Be the first to review it
BP Wash topical     Be the first to review it
BP Wash Acne Treatment topical     Be the first to review it
BP topical     Be the first to review it
BP Foam topical     Be the first to review it
BP 10-1 topical     1 User Reviews
Beyaz oral     284 User Reviews
Betasal topical     Be the first to review it
benzoyl peroxide-vitamin E mixed topical     1 User Reviews
benzoyl peroxide-sulfur topical     Be the first to review it
benzoyl peroxide topical     38 User Reviews
benzoyl peroxide microspheres topical     Be the first to review it
benzoyl peroxide micro-skin cleanser#24 topical     Be the first to review it
benzoyl peroxide micronized topical     Be the first to review it
BenzePrO topical     Be the first to review it
BenzePrO (microspheres) topical     Be the first to review it
BenzEFoam Ultra topical     3 User Reviews
BenzEFoam topical     5 User Reviews
BenzamycinPak topical     2 User Reviews
Benzamycin topical     5 User Reviews
Benzaclin topical     36 User Reviews
Benzaclin Pump topical     15 User Reviews
Bensal HP topical     7 User Reviews
BenoxylDoxy 60     Be the first to review it
BenoxylDoxy 30     Be the first to review it
Benoxyl-CR Advanced topical     Be the first to review it
Balziva (28) oral     80 User Reviews
Azurette (28) oral     284 User Reviews
Azelex topical     9 User Reviews
azelaic acid topical     6 User Reviews
Avita topical     1 User Reviews
Avidoxy oral     Be the first to review it
Aviane oral     154 User Reviews
Aveeno Clear Complexion topical     1 User Reviews
Avar-E topical     9 User Reviews
Avar-E LS topical     6 User Reviews
Avar-E Green topical     4 User Reviews
Avar topical     3 User Reviews
Avar LS topical     Be the first to review it
Avage topical     4 User Reviews
Aubra oral     26 User Reviews
Atralin topical     28 User Reviews
Ashlyna oral     Be the first to review it
Aranelle (28) oral     2 User Reviews
Apri oral     120 User Reviews
Amnesteem oral     18 User Reviews
Amethyst oral     21 User Reviews
Amethia oral     107 User Reviews
Amethia Lo oral     16 User Reviews
Alyacen 7/7/7 (28) oral     1 User Reviews
Alyacen 1/35 (28) oral     29 User Reviews
Altavera (28) oral     20 User Reviews
Adoxa oral     27 User Reviews
adapalene-benzoyl peroxide topical     1 User Reviews
adapalene topical     13 User Reviews
Aczone topical     53 User Reviews
Acticlate oral     8 User Reviews
Acnomel topical     9 User Reviews
Acne-Clear topical     3 User Reviews
Acne Treatment (benzoyl peroxide) topical     1 User Reviews
Acne Spot Treatment topical     Be the first to review it
Acne Pads topical     1 User Reviews
Acne Medication topical     Be the first to review it
Acne Foaming Wash topical     Be the first to review it
Acne Foaming Face Wash topical     1 User Reviews
Acne Cream topical     Be the first to review it
Acne Control Cleanser topical     Be the first to review it
Acne Clearing System topical     Be the first to review it
Acne Cleansing Pads topical     Be the first to review it
Acne Cleansing Bar topical     Be the first to review it
Acne Cleanser topical     Be the first to review it
Acne & Blackhead Terminator topical     1 User Reviews
Acanya topical     27 User Reviews
Absorica oral     6 User Reviews

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