Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

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

Your search for Acne returned the following treatments.

Drug Name IndicationWhat's this? TypeWhat's this? User Reviews
Sprintec (28) oral     805 User Reviews
clindamycin HCl oral     732 User Reviews
YAZ (28) oral     653 User Reviews
Tri-Sprintec (28) oral     585 User Reviews
doxycycline hyclate oral     384 User Reviews
TriNessa (28) oral     357 User Reviews
Generess Fe oral     345 User Reviews
Seasonique oral     336 User Reviews
Mononessa (28) oral     318 User Reviews
Beyaz oral     281 User Reviews
Lo Loestrin Fe oral     281 User Reviews
Azurette (28) oral     272 User Reviews
Ocella oral     258 User Reviews
Junel FE 1/20 (28) oral     254 User Reviews
Solodyn oral     244 User Reviews
Minastrin 24 Fe oral     239 User Reviews
Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo (28) oral     220 User Reviews
Lutera (28) oral     220 User Reviews
Necon 1/35 (28) oral     197 User Reviews
Sronyx oral     187 User Reviews
Yasmin (28) oral     175 User Reviews
Microgestin FE 1/20 (28) oral     174 User Reviews
minocycline oral     172 User Reviews
Gildess FE oral     161 User Reviews
doxycycline oral     160 User Reviews
Cryselle (28) oral     159 User Reviews
Loryna (28) oral     156 User Reviews
Femcon Fe oral     154 User Reviews
Aviane oral     153 User Reviews
Natazia oral     145 User Reviews
Tri-Previfem (28) oral     141 User Reviews
Reclipsen (28) oral     134 User Reviews
Ortho Tri-Cyclen (28) oral     132 User Reviews
Jolessa oral     128 User Reviews
Quasense oral     118 User Reviews
Kariva (28) oral     117 User Reviews
Viorele (28) oral     115 User Reviews
Ortho-Cyclen (28) oral     114 User Reviews
Apri oral     112 User Reviews
Epiduo topical     112 User Reviews
Doryx oral     103 User Reviews
Claravis oral     99 User Reviews
Junel FE 1.5/30 (28) oral     98 User Reviews
Amethia oral     96 User Reviews
Trivora (28) oral     94 User Reviews
LoSeasonique oral     92 User Reviews
Gianvi (28) oral     90 User Reviews
Cleocin oral     88 User Reviews
Low-Ogestrel (28) oral     86 User Reviews
Enpresse oral     85 User Reviews
Microgestin Fe 1.5/30 (28) oral     85 User Reviews
Balziva (28) oral     77 User Reviews
Nortrel 1/35 (28) oral     69 User Reviews
Levora-28 oral     64 User Reviews
Levora 0.15/30 (28) oral     61 User Reviews
erythromycin oral     60 User Reviews
Tazorac topical     59 User Reviews
Camrese oral     58 User Reviews
Portia oral     56 User Reviews
Aczone topical     54 User Reviews
Nortrel 1/35 (21) oral     53 User Reviews
Differin topical     53 User Reviews
Microgestin 1/20 (21) oral     52 User Reviews
Loestrin Fe 1/20 (28) oral     50 User Reviews
clindamycin phosphate topical     48 User Reviews
Ziana topical     48 User Reviews
Junel 1/20 (21) oral     47 User Reviews
Previfem oral     47 User Reviews
ZenChent (28) oral     45 User Reviews
tetracycline oral     43 User Reviews
Desogen oral     42 User Reviews
Tilia Fe oral     40 User Reviews
isotretinoin oral     39 User Reviews
Vestura (28) oral     37 User Reviews
Orsythia oral     35 User Reviews
Benzaclin topical     35 User Reviews
Lessina oral     34 User Reviews
benzoyl peroxide topical     34 User Reviews
Necon 7/7/7 (28) oral     30 User Reviews
Vibramycin oral     30 User Reviews
Retin-A Micro topical     30 User Reviews
tretinoin topical     29 User Reviews
Introvale oral     28 User Reviews
Adoxa oral     27 User Reviews
Junel 1.5/30 (21) oral     27 User Reviews
Atralin topical     27 User Reviews
Acanya topical     27 User Reviews
Emoquette oral     26 User Reviews
Chateal oral     24 User Reviews
Duac topical     24 User Reviews
Veltin topical     24 User Reviews
Alyacen 1/35 (28) oral     23 User Reviews
Minocin oral     23 User Reviews
doxycycline monohydrate oral     23 User Reviews
Syeda oral     23 User Reviews
Mircette (28) oral     22 User Reviews
Retin-A topical     22 User Reviews
Caziant (28) oral     21 User Reviews
Nortrel 7/7/7 (28) oral     20 User Reviews
Estrostep Fe-28 oral     20 User Reviews
Safyral oral     20 User Reviews
Zarah oral     19 User Reviews
Ery-Tab oral     18 User Reviews
Ortho-Novum 7/7/7 (28) oral     18 User Reviews
Ortho-Novum 1/35 (28) oral     18 User Reviews
Tri-Estarylla oral     18 User Reviews
Ovcon-35 (28) oral     17 User Reviews
Amethyst oral     17 User Reviews
Monodox oral     17 User Reviews
Amnesteem oral     17 User Reviews
Microgestin 1.5/30 (21) oral     17 User Reviews
norgestimate-ethinyl estradiol oral     16 User Reviews
Altavera (28) oral     16 User Reviews
Sumaxin topical     15 User Reviews
Amethia Lo oral     15 User Reviews
Tri-Legest Fe oral     15 User Reviews
Benzaclin Pump topical     15 User Reviews
Camrese Lo oral     14 User Reviews
Necon 0.5/35 (28) oral     13 User Reviews
Cyclessa (28) oral     13 User Reviews
Loestrin 1/20 (21) oral     13 User Reviews
Lomedia 24 Fe oral     13 User Reviews
Norinyl 1+35 (28) oral     12 User Reviews
Clarifoam EF topical     12 User Reviews
Erythrocin (as stearate) oral     11 User Reviews
Loestrin Fe 1.5/30 (28) oral     11 User Reviews
Mono-Linyah oral     11 User Reviews
Ortho-Cept (28) oral     10 User Reviews
Zeosa oral     10 User Reviews
adapalene topical     10 User Reviews
Evoclin topical     10 User Reviews
Avar-E topical     9 User Reviews
Myzilra oral     9 User Reviews
Azelex topical     9 User Reviews
Acnomel topical     9 User Reviews
Cleocin T topical     9 User Reviews
norgestrel-ethinyl estradiol oral     8 User Reviews
clindamycin palmitate HCl oral     8 User Reviews
Velivet Triphasic Regimen (28) oral     8 User Reviews
salicylic acid topical     8 User Reviews
TRETIN-X topical     8 User Reviews
Retin-A Micro Pump topical     8 User Reviews
Tri-Linyah oral     8 User Reviews
Gildess oral     8 User Reviews
sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur topical     7 User Reviews
erythromycin ethylsuccinate oral     7 User Reviews
Cyclafem 1/35 (28) oral     7 User Reviews
Falmina (28) oral     7 User Reviews
Clindagel topical     7 User Reviews
Ogestrel (28) oral     6 User Reviews
desogestrel-ethinyl estradiol oral     6 User Reviews
azelaic acid topical     6 User Reviews
erythromycin-benzoyl peroxide topical     6 User Reviews
NuOx topical     6 User Reviews
Psoriasis Medicated topical     6 User Reviews
levonorgestrel-ethinyl estradiol oral     5 User Reviews
Tri-Norinyl (28) oral     5 User Reviews
Nortrel 0.5/35 (28) oral     5 User Reviews
Leena 28 oral     5 User Reviews
Avar-E LS topical     5 User Reviews
Zenchent Fe oral     5 User Reviews
tazarotene topical     5 User Reviews
erythromycin topical     5 User Reviews
Loestrin 1.5/30 (21) oral     5 User Reviews
Benzamycin topical     5 User Reviews
BenzEFoam topical     5 User Reviews
Estarylla oral     5 User Reviews
erythromycin stearate oral     4 User Reviews
Necon 10/11 (28) oral     4 User Reviews
Modicon (28) oral     4 User Reviews
Plexion topical     4 User Reviews
Daysee oral     4 User Reviews
Enskyce oral     4 User Reviews
Aubra oral     4 User Reviews
Neutrogena T/Sal topical     4 User Reviews
Bensal HP topical     4 User Reviews
Avage topical     4 User Reviews
Scalpicin topical     4 User Reviews
Zenatane oral     4 User Reviews
EryPed 200 oral     3 User Reviews
Avar topical     3 User Reviews
Cyclafem 7/7/7 (28) oral     3 User Reviews
Sumadan topical     3 User Reviews
Quartette oral     3 User Reviews
Liquimat topical     3 User Reviews
Klaron topical     3 User Reviews
Akne-Mycin topical     3 User Reviews
Acne-Clear topical     3 User Reviews
Psoriasin topical     3 User Reviews
BenzEFoam Ultra topical     3 User Reviews
Myorisan oral     3 User Reviews
l.norgest-eth.estradiol triphasic oral     2 User Reviews
Brevicon (28) oral     2 User Reviews
Aranelle (28) oral     2 User Reviews
Avar-E Green topical     2 User Reviews
Briellyn oral     2 User Reviews
Panoxyl topical     2 User Reviews
BenzamycinPak topical     2 User Reviews
Ery Pads topical     2 User Reviews
Pacnex topical     2 User Reviews
PanOxyl-4 topical     2 User Reviews
Absorica oral     2 User Reviews
Effaclar DUO topical     2 User Reviews
norethindrone-ethinyl estradiol oral     1 User Reviews
EryPed 400 oral     1 User Reviews
E.E.S. 200 oral     1 User Reviews
E.E.S. 400 oral     1 User Reviews
Plexion Cleansing Cloths topical     1 User Reviews
Claris Clarifying Wash topical     1 User Reviews
BP 10-1 topical     1 User Reviews
Sumaxin TS topical     1 User Reviews
SulfaCleanse 8-4 topical     1 User Reviews
Marlissa oral     1 User Reviews
Dasetta 1/35 (28) oral     1 User Reviews
Kurvelo oral     1 User Reviews
Clindamycin Pediatric oral     1 User Reviews
sulfacetamide sodium (acne) topical     1 User Reviews
Benzac AC topical     1 User Reviews
Benzac AC Wash topical     1 User Reviews
Avita topical     1 User Reviews
salicylic acid-lactic acid topical     1 User Reviews
Acne Treatment (benzoyl peroxide) topical     1 User Reviews
norethindrone-eth. estradiol-iron oral     1 User Reviews
Sulfo-Lo topical     1 User Reviews
Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash topical     1 User Reviews
minocycline intravenous     1 User Reviews
Minocin intravenous     1 User Reviews
Vanoxide-HC topical     1 User Reviews
norethindrone acetate-ethinyl estradiol oral     1 User Reviews
X-Seb T Pearl topical     1 User Reviews
Acne Pads topical     1 User Reviews
tretinoin-emollient cmb9-skin cleanser 1 topical     1 User Reviews
Inova 8-2 topical     1 User Reviews
Salkera topical     1 User Reviews
adapalene-benzoyl peroxide topical     1 User Reviews
Aveeno Clear Complexion topical     1 User Reviews
Pacnex MX topical     1 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
Acne Foaming Face Wash topical     1 User Reviews
Clindacin ETZ topical     1 User Reviews
Larin Fe oral     1 User Reviews
E.E.S. Granules oral     Be the first to review it
PCE oral     Be the first to review it
norethindrine-ethinyl estradiol triphasic oral     Be the first to review it
norethindrone-ethinyl estradiol biphasic oral     Be the first to review it
Rosanil topical     Be the first to review it
L norgest&E estradiol-E estrad oral     Be the first to review it
norethin-ethinyl estradiol-iron oral     Be the first to review it
sulfacetamide sodium-sulfur-urea topical     Be the first to review it
Cleansing Wash topical     Be the first to review it
Avar LS topical     Be the first to review it
estradiol valerate-dienogest oral     Be the first to review it
Zencia topical     Be the first to review it
SSS 10-4 topical     Be the first to review it
sulfacetamide-sulfur-skin cleanser no.23 topical     Be the first to review it
Sumaxin CP topical     Be the first to review it
Philith oral     Be the first to review it
Dasetta 7/7/7 (28) oral     Be the first to review it
Wera (28) oral     Be the first to review it
Levonest (28) oral     Be the first to review it
Virti-Sulf topical     Be the first to review it
Elinest oral     Be the first to review it
Alyacen 7/7/7 (28) oral     Be the first to review it
Wymzya Fe oral     Be the first to review it
Gildagia oral     Be the first to review it
SSS 10-5 topical     Be the first to review it
Pirmella oral     Be the first to review it
sulfacetamide-sulfur-avobenz-otinox-octyl sal topical     Be the first to review it
Sumadan XLT topical     Be the first to review it
Pimtrea (28) oral     Be the first to review it
Vyfemla (28) oral     Be the first to review it
desogestrel-ethinyl estradiol/ethiny estradiol oral     Be the first to review it
Delyla (28) oral     Be the first to review it
tretinoin microsphere topical     Be the first to review it
Persa-Gel topical     Be the first to review it
Benzac W Wash topical     Be the first to review it
sulfur topical     Be the first to review it
salicylic acid-sulfur topical     Be the first to review it
Erygel topical     Be the first to review it
resorcinol-sulfur topical     Be the first to review it
Therapeutic Shampoo topical     Be the first to review it
coal tar-salicylic acid topical     Be the first to review it
Betasal topical     Be the first to review it
benzoyl peroxide-sulfur topical     Be the first to review it
DHS Sal topical     Be the first to review it
Keralyt topical     Be the first to review it
Tarsum topical     Be the first to review it
Rezamid topical     Be the first to review it
salicylic acid-pyrithione zinc topical     Be the first to review it
drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol oral     Be the first to review it
Acne Cream topical     Be the first to review it
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
clindamycin-benzoyl peroxide topical     Be the first to review it
erythromycin with ethanol 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
sulfur-alcohol topical     Be the first to review it
Inova 4-1 topical     Be the first to review it
Inova topical     Be the first to review it
clindamycin-tretinoin topical     Be the first to review it
Acne Cleanser topical     Be the first to review it
BPO topical     Be the first to review it
dapsone topical     Be the first to review it
Avidoxy oral     Be the first to review it
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 Kit with Wipes     Be the first to review it
Therapeutic T Plus topical     Be the first to review it
salicylic acid-urea topical     Be the first to review it
BP topical     Be the first to review it
salicylic acid-ammonium lactate-aloe vera topical     Be the first to review it
Keralyt Scalp Complete 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
Salvax Duo Plus 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
drospirenone-e.estradiol-levomefol oral     Be the first to review it
Pacnex LP topical     Be the first to review it
Pacnex HP topical     Be the first to review it
BPO Creamy Wash Pack topical     Be the first to review it
Morgidox oral     Be the first to review it
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
BP Wash 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
BP Wash Acne Treatment 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
BenzePrO 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
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
Dermarest Psoriasis Medicated topical     Be the first to review it
Acne & Blackhead Terminator topical     Be the first to review it
Fabior topical     Be the first to review it
Riax topical     Be the first to review it
BP Foam topical     Be the first to review it
Larin 1/20 (21) oral     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
Neuac topical     Be the first to review it
clindamycin-benzoyl peroxide-emollient #94 topical     Be the first to review it
Neuac Kit topical     Be the first to review it
Larin 1.5/30 (21) oral     Be the first to review it
Acne Cleansing Bar topical     Be the first to review it
Nikki (28) oral     Be the first to review it

Find a Drug:

by name or medical condition or shape/color (Pill Identifier)

(for example: aspirin)

(for example: diabetes)

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

feet
Solutions for 19 types.
highlighted areas of the brain
How well do you know yours?
oatmeal and eggs
The best and worst for you.
dog begging at table
Foods your dog should never eat.
MS Overview
Recognizing symptoms.
mature woman with serious expression
What do you know?
chlamydia
Pictures and facts.
Healthy Snack
13 delicious options.
Take your medication
Separate fact from fiction.
lone star tick
How to identify that bite.
young woman in sun
What to watch for.
woman clutching at stomach
Do you know what's causing yours?

Newsletters

Subscribe to free WebMD newsletters.

  • WebMD Daily

    WebMD Daily

    Subscribe to the WebMD Daily, and you'll get today's top health news and trending topics, and the latest and best information from WebMD.

  • Men's Health

    Men's Health

    Subscribe to the Men's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, nutrition, and more from WebMD.

  • Women's Health

    Women's Health

    Subscribe to the Women's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, diet, anti-aging, and more from WebMD.

By clicking Submit, I agree to the WebMD Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.