Tagged: Antibacterial

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Bacteria – The diseases they cause and how to treat them

The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them. —Albert Einstein Included among the Gram-positive pathogens are methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and S. epidermidis, vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium and E. faecialis, and...

Acne Vulgaris Systemic Therapy – Oral antibiotics

INTRODUCTION Acne vulgaris is one of the most common disorders encountered in dermatology practice accounting for approximately 8.8% of total visits to office-based dermatologists in the United States in 2006 (1). Treatment of acne...

Acne Vulgaris Therapy – Topical antibiotics

INTRODUCTION Topical antibiotics have been an integral component of the topical armamenta-rium for the treatment of acne vulgaris for approximately four decades and remain commonly prescribed by dermatologists in clinical practice (1,2). Over time,...

Enhancing the success of acne vulgaris therapy

Current concepts of acne therapy date to the mid-20th century with the introduction of broad-spectrum antibiotics, notably the tetracyclines, and estrogen, in the form of oral contraceptives. This was followed by enhanced topical therapy...