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Corticosteroids MOA;
Inhibit prostaglandins, histamines, macrophages & leukocytes.
Decrease inflammation, itching & swelling.
Corticosteroids Indications;
Contact dermatitis
Psoriasis
Eczema
Insect bites.
Corticosteroids Contraindication;
Hypersensitivity
Corticosteroids Dosing;
Sparingly bid or tid
Corticosteroids Side Effects;
Local; Burning, Redness & Atrophy.
Systemic; Reversible HPA, Cushings, Hyperglycemia.
Examples of Non-Steroidals;
Elidel (Pimecrolimus)
Protopic (Tacrolimus)
Non-Steroidal Indication;
Exzema
Atopic Dermatitis
Non-Steroidal MOA;
Inhibit T Cells and Mast Cells.
Non-Steroidal Contraindication;
Hypersensitivity
Non-Steroidal Dosing
Bid
Non-Steroidal Side Effects;
Burning, skin infection.
Examples of Acne Medications;
Retin A (tretinoin) topical
Differin (adapalene)
Accutaine (Isotretinoin) oral
Retin A (tretinoin) Indication;
Acne Vulgaris
Retin A (tretinoin) MOA;
Retinoic acid of Vitamin A, increases cell turnover.
Retin A (tretinoin) Dosing;
Sparingly to clean skin qhs.
Retin A (tretinoin) side effects;
Burning
Peeling
Redness
Acne flare
Differin (adapalene) Indication;
Acne vulgaris
Differin (adapalene) MOA;
Retinoid
Differin (adapalene)Dosing;
Sparingly to clean skin qhs.
Differin (adapalene) side effects;
Burning
Peeling
Redness
Acne flare
Accutaine (Isotretinoin) Indication;
Severe nodular acne.
Unresponsive to other tx.
Accutaine (Isotretinoin) MOA;
Inhibits sebaceous gland size & function.
Accutaine (Isotretinoin) Contraindications;
Pregnancy (X)
Nursing
Accutaine (Isotretinoin) dosing;
0.5-1 mg/kg qd
Which topical antimicrobials are used for acne?
Erythromycin, Benzoyl peroxide, Metronidazole, Clindaymycin.
Benzaclin (benzoyle peroxide/clindamycin)
Benzamycin (benzoyl peroxide/erythromycin
Topical Antimicrobials Indication;
Acne vulgaris
Topical Antimicrobials MOA;
Bacteriostatic to p.acnes.
Topical Antimicrobials Contraindication;
Hypersensitivity
Topical Antimicrobials Dosing;
Apply to affected are 1-2 times daily.
Topical Antimicrobials side effects;
Burning & drying
What are some examples of Systemic Antimicrobials?
Clindamycin, Erythromycin, Tetracyclines, Doxycycline, Minocycline, Vibramycin.
Systemic Antimicrobials Indication;
Severe acne that is resistant to topical tx due to systemic effects.
Systemic Antimicrobials MOA;
Bacteriostatic to p. acnes.
Systemic Antimicrobials Contraindications;
Pregnancy
Children <8
Systemic Antimicrobials Side Effects;
Yeast infections
Photosensitivity