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Use of Combination Products for Acne Has Increased Significantly

Key clinical point: Use of combination products for acne has increased, and the most commonly prescribed combination has changed over time.

Major finding: Spending on combination products for acne has increased by more than 500% in the past 20 years.

Study details: A retrospective analysis of data on prescriptions and expenditures.

Disclosures: The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences supported the study.


Li D et al. AAD 2019, Abstract 11333.