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Motretinide versus benzoyl peroxide in the treatment of acne vulgaris.

Randomized controlled trial
Lassus A, et al. Dermatologica. 1984.

Abstract

30 patients with acne vulgaris were treated topically with motretinide 0.1% vanishing cream or benzoyl peroxide 5% gel in an open study. Good results were obtained in both groups. Benzoyl peroxide caused local irritation in 73% of the patients, whereas motretinide was well tolerated except in 1 case. Motretinide is considered an alternative in the treatment of papulopustular acne in young adults.

PMID

6233188 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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