Study finds low adherence to acne medications among youths

04/24/2013 |

Of more than 24,000 children and teens on Medicaid who suffer from acne, fewer than 12% adhered to acne medications on average, U.S. researchers said. Boys were more likely than girls to use such medications, and oral retinoids had the highest adherence rates compared with other acne medications, according to the study in the American Journal of Clinical Dermatology.

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