Oral Contraceptive Pills for Acne
Title: Hormonal therapy for acne using oral
Author: 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.