Oral Contraceptive Pills for Acne

Title: Hormonal therapy for acne using oral contraceptive pills.
Harper JC
Publication: Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2005 Jun;24(2):103-6.

Since androgen or male sex hormones can stimulate the sebaceous glands to produce sebum, which aggravates acne, the authors evaluated different types of oral contraceptive pills (which have anti-androgen effects) as acne treatments for women.

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