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Compounding 2.10.10 - g Points Calcium products take 1 hour...

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g Points Calcium products, take 1 hour or 2 hours after TCN mpty stomach osensitivity , so avoid excessive sunlight Compounding Dr. Ghazvini February 10, 2010 Acne Vulgaris Topical Antibodies Reducing resident bacterial population which reduces inflammation o Erythromycin Has the most resistance, so we don’t use it 1 st o Clindamycin o Tetracyclin (TCN) 65% of patients carry resistance to these drugs They are slow to act and resistance develops with prolonged use o Benzamycin- 1% benzyl peroxide, and 3% Erythromycin Mix with water o Benzamin- 1% Clindamycin and 5% Benzyl Perozide Mix with alcohol All drugs expire after 3 months Oral Drugs Tetracyclin – 250 mg twice a day o 1 gram daily initially- if no response in 2-3 weeks _____
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Doxycycline- cheapest 1 st choice 50, 75, 100 mg/d – given either twice a day or once daily Maintenance therapy- 20mg twice daily Minocycline 50, 75, 100 mg/d – given twice daily or once daily Rare but severe side effects with prolonged use is severe drug hypersensitivity reactions.
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