Oral Antibiotics for Acne: Basic Concepts & Practical Considerations
To get to the piloseabeous unit of the matter, JDD Podcast host Dr. Adam Friedman picks the brains of AAA experts Dr. Emmy Graber and Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum to provide a true bench to bedside review of the issues at hand. Pop in to learn how to interpret minimum inhibitory concentrations (MIC), understand newly identified information on dysbiosis (including impaired microbiota), and appreciate the implications of indiscriminate use of broad-spectrum antibiotics in acne therapy including the clinical consequence of antibiotic resistance and benefits of narrow-spectrum agents.
- Describe the differences between antibiotic types and their use in acne therapy
- Discuss interpretation and measurement of MIC, resistance and dysbiosis
- Summarize the clinical implications of antibiotic resistance
- Summarize the clinical implications of dysbiosis