Efficacy and Safety of a Preparation Containing an Antibiotic and Anti-Inflammatory Agent in Acne Vulgaris

2014-08-26 22:43:08 | BioPortfolio


The concept behind our study was to combine an effect of antibiotic and anti-inflammatory agents for a more efficient acne therapy directed at the factors involved in the pathophysiology of the disease. For this purpose we evaluated a combination of clindamycin phosphate and salicylic acid in a non-irritating carrier.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment


Acne Vulgaris


clindamycin phosphate, salicylic acid


Hadassah Medical Organization




Hadassah Medical Organization

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-26T22:43:08-0400

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Amides of salicylic acid.

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