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Klaron (sodium sulfacet amide lotion ) Lotion, 10%
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Company: Dermik Laboratories
Approval Status: Approved February 1997
Treatment Area: acne
Klaron (sodium sulfacet amide lotion ) Lotion, 10% has been
approved for the treatment of adult acne.Klaron is a clear,
alcohol-free, water-based lotion that has been proven in clinical
studies to effectively treat acne.
Acne begins as blemishes beneath the surface of the skin, when
oil glands (sebaceous glands) become clogged by skin cells and
bacteria that block the opening of the pores. If the blocked pore
is closed, it forms a whitehead; if the pore is open it forms a
blackhead. Red, inflamed pimples appear when the bacteria breaks
through the wall of the whitehead or blackhead.
Acne occurs most often on the face, but also can develop on the
chest, shoulders and neck. approximately 17 million people in the
U.S. have acne. While the condition is most prevalent among
teenagers, it affects people of all ages, from infants to the