Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2011

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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New Researches on Acne Vulgaris

Address:   Avani H. Sheth1, Dhrubo Jyoti Sen2 and Naman B. Doshi2
1SAL Institute of Pharmacy, Opp. Science City, Sola Kalol Highway, Bhadaj, Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat,
2Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Shri Sarvajanik Pharmacy College, Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Arvind
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Acne vulgaris is the formation of the commend, papules, pustules, nodules and cysts as a result of obstructin and inflammation of pilo sebaceous gland. Causes of acne vulgaris are as follows, Hormonal activity such as menstrual cycles and puberty, Stress through increase output of hormones from the adrenal glands, Hyperactivity of sebaceous gland, Accumulation of dead skin cells, Skin irritation or scratching of any sort with active inflammation and Use of anabolic steroid. Signs and symptoms for acne vulgaris are, pain or tenderness, inflammation, papules, comendones, pustules, scars etc. There are various treatments available in the market like, Hormonal trerapy, Oral retinoids, Phototherapy, Laser treatment. Other alternative treatment is laser therapy, cosmetic surgery, etc. which is a costlier option. It is the myth that acne takes place due to use of oily and junk foods. But it is no so, genetic factor plays a major role in it. Hence we conclude there is availability of several therapy still people suffers from this problem and undergo depression. More research should be done to treat the genetic cause.
Acne vulgaris, Acne Rosacea, Black head, White head
Avani H Sheth, Dhrubo Jyoti Sen , Naman B Doshi. New Researches on Acne Vulgaris. Research J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics. 2011; 3(2): 48-57.
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