minocycline

Fifty Years of Minocycline and Its Evolution: A Dermatological Perspective
MINOCYCLINE
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2021 is the 50th anniversary of the FDA approval of minocycline (MCN). While many other antibiotics have become obsolete during this time, MCN continues to be quite useful. In dermatology, MCN is used prominently in acne vulgaris, and is also employed in many other dermatological conditions because of its molecular and pharmacological properties. In this article, we review the history of minocycli …
JDD Issue Highlights | October 2021 | Special Focus: Atopic Dermatitis
ATOPIC DERMATITIS
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With a special focus on atopic dermatitis, the October issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology features a great line up of original articles on topics ranging from topical body skincare for toning and tightening, the psychological burden associated with atopic dermatitis, to treatment of toenail onychomycosis in the US and everything in between! Straight from the JDD Editor’s desk, we sha …
Rosacea in Skin of Color Patients: Nuances in Diagnosis & Treatment
Rosacea in skin of color
by Freba Farhat, MD on
Wow! Prior to my attendance to the 2020 Skin of Color Virtual Conference, I had not fully realized the deficits in my learning when it came to recognizing common dermatologic conditions in our skin of color (SOC) patient population. Prior to Dr. Ted Rosen’s lecture on rosacea in SOC patients I had figured I knew enough to identify this dermatologic condition in most clinical settings as well as …
ODAC Scientific Poster Highlights: Acne & Rosacea
acne and rosacea
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During the 2021 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference held virtually on January 14th-17th, dermatologists from around the country submitted newly published research findings and novel therapeutics in the areas of acne and rosacea, all presented as part of a virtual scientific poster gallery. We share the highlights of each poster below! Efficacy and Safety of Narrow-spectrum Oral …
Acne: Changing Practices in a Changing Clinical Landscape
ACNE
by Angela Hou, MD on
One of my favorite diseases to treat as a dermatology resident is acne, as I find that it often has a huge impact on quality of life and self-confidence. Patients often come in when they have tried various over the counter medications and holistic treatments with no success and are frustrated at their lack of improvement. The good news for these patients is that there are many new medications that …