Topical Tetracycline Hydrochloride vs. Topical Clindamycin Phosphate in the Treatment of Acne: A Comparative Study

R. Steven Padilla, Jack M. Mccabe, Larry E. Becker

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Abstract

ABSTRACT: In a comparative study of topical antibiotic solutions, clindamycin phosphate vs. tetracycline hydrochloride for the treatment of mild to moderate inflammatory facial acne, clindamycin phosphate solution proved to be a superior agent in the reduction of papules and pustule. Both preparations had minimal side effects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)445-448
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Dermatology
Volume20
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1981
Externally publishedYes

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  • Dermatology

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