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Topical Acne Treatments

This sheet talks about exposure to topical acne treatments in a pregnancy and while breastfeeding. This information should not take the place of medical care and advice from your healthcare provider. What are topical acne treatments? Topical acne treatments are medications that are put directly on the skin. Topical acne treatments can be over-the-counter or […]

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Topical Acne Treatments

Selected References: Akhavan A and Bershad S. 2003. Topical acne drugs: review of clinical properties, systemic exposure, and safety. Am J Clin Dermatol 4(7): 473-492. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Skin Conditions During Pregnancy, 2014, https://www.acog.org/patients/faqs/skin-conditions-during-pregnancy. Chien AL, et al. 2016. Treatment of Acne in Pregnancy. JABFM 29(2):254-262. CLASP Collaborative Group. 1995. Low dose […]

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Isotretinoin (Accutane®)

This sheet talks about exposure to isotretinoin in a pregnancy or while breastfeeding. This information should not take the place of medical care and advice from your health care provider. What is isotretinoin? Isotretinoin is a prescription medication taken by mouth to treat severe cystic acne that has not responded to other treatments. Isotretinoin is […]

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Birth Defects Prevention Month Series: Making Medication Decisions in Pregnancy Doesn’t Have to Be Lonely

By Ginger Nichols, Licensed Certified Genetic Counselor at MotherToBaby Connecticut With Birth Defects Prevention Month in full swing, it’s time to focus on Tip #2 for Preventing Birth Defects: Booking a visit with your health care provider before stopping or starting any medicine. Callers to MotherToBaby often wonder why it’s important to talk with their […]

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