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is klaron (sodium sulfacetamide) lotion good for acne?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: The sulfa in Klaron (sodium sulfacetamide) may help. If your acne is troublesome, prescription treatments can usually clear it up. I generally start with topical clindamycin; i required 25 years on oral tetracycline and got fairly good results, while a dermatologist can clear up even the toughest cases with retinoic acid analogues. Good luck.
Answered on Jun 26, 2014

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