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Due to the severity of cystic acne, over-the-counter (OTC) treatments for acne aren’t strong enough. This means you’ll need to see a dermatologist for prescription medications. Depending on the type of treatment used, you may not see full results for up to eight weeks.
Talk to your doctor about the following methods used to treat cystic acne. Some cases require combination therapies.
These medicines may be used in combination if there is no response to one of them,
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