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1st line Tx, Mild Acne

1. BP or Topical Retinoid

OR

2. Topical combo therapy:
- BP + Antibiotic
- BP + Retinoid
- BP + Retinoid + Antibiotic

2

Alternative 1st line tx for mild acne

Consider topical Dapsone

3

1st line Tx, Moderate Acne

1. Topical combo therapy
- BP + Antibiotic
- BP + Retinoid
- BP + Retinoid + Antibiotic

OR

2. Oral Antibiotic + Topical Retinoid + BP

OR

3. Oral Antibiotic + Topical Retinoid + BP + Topical Antibiotic

4

Alternative tx for moderate acne

Change topical

Change oral antibiotic

**Add oral contraceptive or oral Spironolactone

(can consider isotrentinoin)

5

1st line tx, Severe Acne

Oral antibiotic + Topical combo therapy

OR

Oral Isotrentinoin

6

Antibiotics recommended for acne, grade A

Tetracyclines (Minacycline, doxycycline)

Macrolides (Azithromycin, Erythromycin)