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Flashcards in Acne Deck (16):
1

What structures are involved in acne vulgaris?

The sebaceous glands

2

Name 3 drugs given for acne?

Vitamin A, Antibotics, Retinoids

3

Dietary indiscretions are a cause of acne (T/F)

False

4

What are the 3 causative factors in acne vulgaris?

Heredity, bacterial, hormonal

5

Uncleanliness is a cause of acne (T/F)

False

6

What is the most common retinoid given to people with acne?

Accutane

7

Accutane is an analog of which vitamin?

Vitamin A

8

What is the most common side effect of accutane?

Inflammation of the lips

9

What side effect is MOST important in health teaching in accutane administration?

It can cause birth defects

10

What is the antibiotics most commonly given to clients with acne?

Tetracycline

11

How long will it take for the person to see results when acne is being treated?

4 to 6 weeks

12

Does stress make acne worst?

Yes

13

How often should the client with acne wash his face each day?

Twice a day

14

What instructions do you give to a client taking tetracycline?

Take on an empty stomach and avoid the sunlight (photosensitivity)

15

What are comedones?

Blackheads and white heads

16

What is the causative organism of acne?

P. Acnes (propionibacterium acnes)