Flashcards in Acne Deck (16):
What structures are involved in acne vulgaris?
The sebaceous glands
Name 3 drugs given for acne?
Vitamin A, Antibotics, Retinoids
Dietary indiscretions are a cause of acne (T/F)
What are the 3 causative factors in acne vulgaris?
Heredity, bacterial, hormonal
Uncleanliness is a cause of acne (T/F)
What is the most common retinoid given to people with acne?
Accutane is an analog of which vitamin?
What is the most common side effect of accutane?
Inflammation of the lips
What side effect is MOST important in health teaching in accutane administration?
It can cause birth defects
What is the antibiotics most commonly given to clients with acne?
How long will it take for the person to see results when acne is being treated?
4 to 6 weeks
Does stress make acne worst?
How often should the client with acne wash his face each day?
Twice a day
What instructions do you give to a client taking tetracycline?
Take on an empty stomach and avoid the sunlight (photosensitivity)
What are comedones?
Blackheads and white heads