TOPICAL acne antibiotics
This is a list of topical treatments that can be used for acne
Antibacterial effects are greater than the keratinolyic effects, no antibiotic resistance
Good gram positive and anaerobic bacterial coverage, antibiotic associated colitis very unlikely with topical use of clindamycin phosphate
Resistance of some P. acnes strains, Significant component of long term acne benefit through erythomycin anti-inflammatory effects
Has coverage for both anaerobic and aerobic bacteria, also has some parasite coverage.
Broad antimicrobial coverage including P. acnes. Also useful for some disorders of pigmentation
Available in several rosacea products in combination with precipitated sulfur