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Considering taking medication to treat Acne Vulgaris? Below is a list of common medications used to treat or reduce the symptoms of Acne Vulgaris. Follow the links to read common uses, side effects, dosage details and read user reviews for the drugs listed below.

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Drug Name IndicationWhat's this? TypeWhat's this? User Reviews
Cleansing Wash topical     Be the first to review it
salicylic acid topical     7 User Reviews
benzoyl peroxide topical     34 User Reviews
BPO Creamy Wash Pack topical     Be the first to review it
levonorgestrel-ethinyl estradiol oral     5 User Reviews
sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical     7 User Reviews
EryPed 400 oral     1 User Reviews
erythromycin ethylsuccinate oral     7 User Reviews
erythromycin oral     59 User Reviews
E.E.S. 200 oral     1 User Reviews
E.E.S. 400 oral     1 User Reviews
EryPed 200 oral     3 User Reviews
Erythrocin Stearate oral     11 User Reviews
Ery-Tab oral     17 User Reviews
E.E.S. Granules oral     Be the first to review it
Trivora (28) oral     93 User Reviews
l.norgest-eth.estradiol triphasic oral     2 User Reviews
erythromycin stearate oral     4 User Reviews
PCE oral     Be the first to review it
clindamycin HCl oral     721 User Reviews
Cleocin oral     87 User Reviews
clindamycin palmitate HCl oral     8 User Reviews
Levora 0.15/30 (28) oral     60 User Reviews
Plexion topical     4 User Reviews
Aviane oral     149 User Reviews
Lessina oral     33 User Reviews
Levora-28 oral     64 User Reviews
Portia oral     55 User Reviews
Enpresse oral     84 User Reviews
Rosanil topical     Be the first to review it
Avar topical     3 User Reviews
Avar-E topical     9 User Reviews
Plexion Cleansing Cloths topical     1 User Reviews
Lutera (28) oral     213 User Reviews
L norgest&E estradiol-E estrad oral     Be the first to review it
Sronyx oral     185 User Reviews
Seasonique oral     332 User Reviews
Clarifoam EF topical     12 User Reviews
sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur-urea topical     Be the first to review it
sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur-witch hazel topical     Be the first to review it
Sumaxin topical     15 User Reviews
Claris Clarifying Wash topical     1 User Reviews
LoSeasonique oral     92 User Reviews
BP 10-1 topical     1 User Reviews
Avar-E Green topical     2 User Reviews
Avar LS topical     Be the first to review it
Avar-E LS topical     5 User Reviews
SE 10-5 SS topical     2 User Reviews
Zencia topical     Be the first to review it
Sumaxin TS topical     1 User Reviews
Altavera (28) oral     16 User Reviews
SulfaCleanse 8-4 topical     1 User Reviews
SSS 10-4 topical     Be the first to review it
Amethyst oral     17 User Reviews
Orsythia oral     32 User Reviews
Sumadan topical     3 User Reviews
Amethia oral     95 User Reviews
Camrese oral     59 User Reviews
sulfacetamide-sulfur-skin cleanser no.23 topical     Be the first to review it
Sumaxin CP topical     Be the first to review it
Amethia Lo oral     15 User Reviews
Camrese Lo oral     14 User Reviews
Marlissa oral     1 User Reviews
Myzilra oral     8 User Reviews
Falmina (28) oral     6 User Reviews
Levonest (28) oral     Be the first to review it
Virti-Sulf topical     Be the first to review it
Kurvelo oral     1 User Reviews
Clindamycin Pediatric oral     1 User Reviews
Chateal oral     19 User Reviews
SSS 10-5 topical     Be the first to review it
Daysee oral     3 User Reviews
Quartette oral     2 User Reviews
Aubra oral     2 User Reviews
sulfacetamide-sulfur-avobenz-otinox-octyl sal topical     Be the first to review it
Sumadan XLT topical     Be the first to review it
tazarotene topical     5 User Reviews
tretinoin microsphere topical     Be the first to review it
sulfacetamide sodium (acne) topical     1 User Reviews
Benzac AC topical     1 User Reviews
Benzac AC Wash topical     1 User Reviews
Benzac W Wash topical     Be the first to review it
erythromycin topical     4 User Reviews
Retin-A topical     22 User Reviews
Avita topical     1 User Reviews
clindamycin phosphate topical     48 User Reviews
Tazorac topical     58 User Reviews
Loestrin 1/20 (21) oral     13 User Reviews
Loestrin 1.5/30 (21) oral     5 User Reviews
Benzamycin topical     5 User Reviews
tretinoin topical     28 User Reviews
Klaron topical     3 User Reviews
Erygel topical     Be the first to review it
Akne-Mycin topical     3 User Reviews
tetracycline oral     43 User Reviews
norethindrone-eth. estradiol-iron oral     Be the first to review it
adapalene topical     10 User Reviews
Differin topical     52 User Reviews
Loestrin Fe 1.5/30 (28) oral     9 User Reviews
isotretinoin oral     39 User Reviews
Loestrin Fe 1/20 (28) oral     50 User Reviews
Minocin oral     23 User Reviews
minocycline oral     172 User Reviews
Bensal HP topical     4 User Reviews
doxycycline hyclate oral     379 User Reviews
doxycycline monohydrate oral     23 User Reviews
norgestimate-ethinyl estradiol oral     16 User Reviews
Monodox oral     15 User Reviews
Vibramycin oral     30 User Reviews
benzoyl peroxide-sulfur topical     Be the first to review it
minocycline intravenous     1 User Reviews
Doryx oral     103 User Reviews
Minocin intravenous     1 User Reviews
azelaic acid topical     6 User Reviews
Azelex topical     9 User Reviews
doxycycline oral     158 User Reviews
Vanoxide-HC topical     1 User Reviews
Estrostep Fe-28 oral     22 User Reviews
norethindrone acetate-ethinyl estradiol oral     1 User Reviews
Retin-A Micro topical     30 User Reviews
Ortho Tri-Cyclen (28) oral     130 User Reviews
Ortho-Cyclen (28) oral     113 User Reviews
Benzaclin topical     36 User Reviews
drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol oral     Be the first to review it
Yasmin (28) oral     175 User Reviews
Clindagel topical     7 User Reviews
Adoxa oral     27 User Reviews
Microgestin FE 1/20 (28) oral     174 User Reviews
BenzamycinPak topical     2 User Reviews
Microgestin Fe 1.5/30 (28) oral     82 User Reviews
Cleocin T topical     10 User Reviews
Sprintec (28) oral     800 User Reviews
Duac topical     24 User Reviews
Amnesteem oral     16 User Reviews
Avage topical     4 User Reviews
Mononessa (28) oral     312 User Reviews
Microgestin 1/20 (21) oral     51 User Reviews
Microgestin 1.5/30 (21) oral     17 User Reviews
Claravis oral     99 User Reviews
Junel 1/20 (21) oral     47 User Reviews
Junel 1.5/30 (21) oral     27 User Reviews
Junel FE 1/20 (28) oral     253 User Reviews
Junel FE 1.5/30 (28) oral     97 User Reviews
TriNessa (28) oral     354 User Reviews
Tri-Sprintec (28) oral     578 User Reviews
erythromycin-benzoyl peroxide topical     6 User Reviews
Tri-Previfem (28) oral     131 User Reviews
Previfem oral     45 User Reviews
clindamycin-benzoyl peroxide topical     Be the first to review it
erythromycin with ethanol topical     Be the first to review it
Evoclin topical     10 User Reviews
NuOx topical     6 User Reviews
TRETIN-X topical     8 User Reviews
tretinoin-emollient cmb9-skin cleanser 1 topical     1 User Reviews
benzoyl peroxide microspheres topical     Be the first to review it
YAZ (28) oral     653 User Reviews
Solodyn oral     242 User Reviews
Inova 4-1 topical     Be the first to review it
Inova topical     Be the first to review it
Retin-A Micro Pump topical     8 User Reviews
clindamycin-tretinoin topical     Be the first to review it
Ziana topical     49 User Reviews
Ery Pads topical     2 User Reviews
Inova 8-2 topical     1 User Reviews
Tri-Legest Fe oral     15 User Reviews
Tilia Fe oral     40 User Reviews
Atralin topical     27 User Reviews
Salkera topical     1 User Reviews
Ocella oral     256 User Reviews
Benzaclin Pump topical     15 User Reviews
BPO topical     Be the first to review it
dapsone topical     Be the first to review it
Aczone topical     51 User Reviews
Pacnex topical     2 User Reviews
adapalene-benzoyl peroxide topical     1 User Reviews
Epiduo topical     111 User Reviews
Avidoxy oral     Be the first to review it
Acanya topical     27 User Reviews
benzoyl peroxide-vitamin E mixed topical     Be the first to review it
salicylic acid/benzoyl perox/vit E mixed topical     Be the first to review it
minocycline-wipes     Be the first to review it
Minocin     Be the first to review it
Gildess FE oral     157 User Reviews
salicylic acid-urea topical     Be the first to review it
BenzEFoam topical     5 User Reviews
salicylic acid-ammonium lactate-aloe vera topical     Be the first to review it
Keralyt Scalp Complete topical     Be the first to review it
SE BPO topical     Be the first to review it
Pacnex MX topical     1 User Reviews
Salvax Duo Plus topical     Be the first to review it
Gianvi (28) oral     90 User Reviews
Veltin topical     24 User Reviews
Zarah oral     19 User Reviews
drospirenone-e.estradiol-levomefol oral     Be the first to review it
Beyaz oral     280 User Reviews
Pacnex LP topical     Be the first to review it
Pacnex HP topical     Be the first to review it
Lo Loestrin Fe oral     276 User Reviews
BenzEFoam Ultra topical     3 User Reviews
Safyral oral     19 User Reviews
Clindacin P topical     1 User Reviews
clindamycin phosphate-skin cleanser combo no.19 topical     1 User Reviews
Clindacin Pac topical     1 User Reviews
Morgidox oral     Be the first to review it
Loryna (28) oral     148 User Reviews
Syeda oral     23 User Reviews
BP Wash topical     Be the first to review it
Vestura (28) oral     33 User Reviews
BP Wash Acne Treatment topical     Be the first to review it
Myorisan oral     2 User Reviews
BenzePrO topical     Be the first to review it
Tri-Linyah oral     7 User Reviews
Mono-Linyah oral     10 User Reviews
Absorica oral     2 User Reviews
Gildess oral     7 User Reviews
Estarylla oral     5 User Reviews
Tri-Estarylla oral     18 User Reviews
Zenatane oral     3 User Reviews
Minastrin 24 Fe oral     223 User Reviews
Clindacin ETZ topical     1 User Reviews
Fabior topical     Be the first to review it
Riax topical     Be the first to review it
Larin Fe oral     1 User Reviews
BP Foam topical     Be the first to review it
Lomedia 24 Fe oral     9 User Reviews
Larin 1/20 (21) oral     Be the first to review it
Panoxyl topical     2 User Reviews
Persa-Gel topical     Be the first to review it
sulfur topical     Be the first to review it
Liquimat topical     3 User Reviews
salicylic acid-lactic acid topical     1 User Reviews
salicylic acid-sulfur topical     Be the first to review it
Acne Treatment (benzoyl peroxide) topical     1 User Reviews
resorcinol-sulfur topical     Be the first to review it
Neutrogena T/Sal topical     4 User Reviews
Therapeutic Shampoo topical     Be the first to review it
coal tar-salicylic acid topical     Be the first to review it
Sulfo-Lo topical     1 User Reviews
Betasal topical     Be the first to review it
Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash topical     1 User Reviews
DHS Sal topical     Be the first to review it
Acne-Clear topical     3 User Reviews
Keralyt topical     Be the first to review it
Tarsum topical     Be the first to review it
Rezamid topical     Be the first to review it
Acnomel topical     9 User Reviews
salicylic acid-pyrithione zinc topical     Be the first to review it
Acne Cream topical     Be the first to review it
X-Seb T Pearl topical     1 User Reviews
Acne Pad topical     1 User Reviews
Acne Cleansing Pads topical     Be the first to review it
Medicated Cleansing Pads topical     Be the first to review it
Corn Remover topical     Be the first to review it
Corn-Callus Remover topical     Be the first to review it
Neutrogena On The Spot topical     Be the first to review it
Invisible Acne topical     Be the first to review it
Scalp Relief topical     Be the first to review it
Psoriasis Medicated topical     6 User Reviews
Scalpicin topical     4 User Reviews
sulfur-alcohol topical     Be the first to review it
Acne Cleanser topical     Be the first to review it
Therapeutic T Plus topical     Be the first to review it
Aveeno Clear Complexion topical     1 User Reviews
BP topical     Be the first to review it
P & S (salicylic acid) topical     Be the first to review it
Noble Formula S topical     Be the first to review it
Fast Clearing Spot topical     Be the first to review it
Neutrogena T-Gel Conditioner (salicylic acid) topical     Be the first to review it
Psoriasin topical     3 User Reviews
PanOxyl-4 topical     2 User Reviews
BPO-5 topical     Be the first to review it
BPO-10 topical     Be the first to review it
Dual Action topical     Be the first to review it
benzoyl peroxide micro-skin cleanser#24 topical     Be the first to review it
Acne Clearing System topical     Be the first to review it
Acne Spot Treatment topical     Be the first to review it
Selsun Blue Naturals topical     Be the first to review it
OC8 topical     Be the first to review it
Rapid Clear Treatment Pads topical     Be the first to review it
Clean & Clear Advantage topical     Be the first to review it
Acne Foaming Face Wash topical     1 User Reviews
Scalp Itch-Dandruff Relief topical     Be the first to review it
Acne Control Cleanser topical     Be the first to review it
benzoyl peroxide micronized topical     Be the first to review it
Effaclar DUO topical     2 User Reviews
Dermarest Psoriasis Medicated topical     Be the first to review it
Acne & Blackhead Terminator topical     Be the first to review it
Acne Foaming Wash topical     Be the first to review it
Clearasil Daily Clear topical     Be the first to review it

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