Discourage Using Oral Antibiotics Long-Term for Acne

You'll see emphasis on appropriate use of oral antibiotics for acne.

P. acnes is now resistant to topical antibiotics over half the time...and resistance to oral tetracyclines will continue to grow.

Continue to recommend starting with benzoyl peroxide...with or without a topical retinoid (adapalene, etc) or topical antibiotic.

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