STL Volume 7 Number 5

Update on Drugs and Drug News

Update on Drugs and Drug News: May 2002

Update on: Alefacept AMEVIVE®Sodium Hyaluronate LAM IPM Wound Gel® Hydroquinone, Tretinoin, Fluocinolone Acetonide Tri-Luma® Cream Loratidine Claritin®
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Systemic Antibiotic Therapy for Acne: A Review

Acne is a multifactorial disease of the pilosebaceous unit in the skin. Four contributing pathogenic factors need to be elucidated and include excess sebum production, follicular hyperkeratinization, colonization of the pilosebaceous unit by Propionibacterium acnes.
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Clindoxyl® Gel For The Treatment Of Acne Vulgaris

Clindoxyl® Gel (Stiefel) is a combination of 1% clindamycin phosphate and 5% benzoyl peroxide in a gel vehicle that is well tolerated and more efficacious than either active agent alone or the vehicle in reducing lesion counts and improving global scores in patients with moderate acne.