Benzoyl peroxide gels and creams available OTC.
Topical antibiotics should not usually be used long term due to the possibility of the development of bacterial resistance.
Stop treatment after 12 weeks, and consider using benzoyl peroxide as a substitute instead if necessary.
All treatments should be trialled for 6 to 8 weeks prior to assessment of efficacy
Can be bought OTC
Topical antibiotic- causes less skin irritation than topical retinoids or benzoyl peroxide
Please note this is no longer available as of February 2017 and an alternative product would need to be used.
Retinoids in combination with other components are available which can be found here
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