This was a "notable" finding, they wrote, "because benzoyl peroxide and tretinoin are known as comedolytic
, but tretinoin is not typically thought of as having antibacterial properties like benzoyl peroxide.
BP is an antibacterial agent, with mild comedolytic
properties, and it often is added to topical antibiotic therapy to increase effectiveness and reduce the development of resistance.
They have very good keratolytic and comedolytic
They are also comedolytic
and have intrinsic anti-inflammatory effects, thus targeting two pathogenic factors in acne.
This is due to the comedolytic
effect of the medication; with continued use the skin adapts with noted improvement in skin appearance and less irritation.
Salicylic acid, found in a number over-the-counter cleansers, has both anti-inflammatory and mild comedolytic
It has keratolytic, fungicidal and bactericidal and comedolytic
That way you are giving them a topical comedolytic
to decrease their clogging, and the hormonal treatment to decrease their hormonally induced flares.
Less nose-rubbing will help, and topical comedolytics
and antibiotics may be prescribed if necessary.