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Benzoyl peroxide cleansers for the treatment of acne vulgaris: status report on available data.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19090337     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Benzoyl peroxide (BPO) cleansers are commonly prescribed for treatment of acne vulgaris. In fact, they represent approximately half of all BPO prescriptions from dermatology practices. Data are limited on the ability of BPO cleansers to reduce counts of Propionibacterium acnes, impact on reduction and emergence of antibiotic-resistant P acnes strains, and efficacy for facial and truncal acne vulgaris. This article discusses available data on BPO cleanser formulations.
Authors:
James Q Del Rosso
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cutis     Volume:  82     ISSN:  0011-4162     ISO Abbreviation:  Cutis     Publication Date:  2008 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-18     Completed Date:  2009-01-13     Revised Date:  2013-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006440     Medline TA:  Cutis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  336-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Valley Hospital Medical Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acne Vulgaris / drug therapy*
Administration, Cutaneous
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Benzoyl Peroxide / therapeutic use*
Dermatologic Agents / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Drug Resistance, Bacterial / drug effects
Drug Therapy, Combination
Humans
Propionibacterium acnes / drug effects
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Dermatologic Agents; 94-36-0/Benzoyl Peroxide

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