Acne Medication Rxs Often Go Unfilled, Says New Survey

March 20, 2015 7:27 PM

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Over 25% of patients with acne did not obtain medications prescribed by their dermatologists, according to a survey by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers.

The study found that of the 143 patients who participated, 27% failed to get all of their medications (both prescription and over-the-counter). Non-adherence was defined as not obtaining a medication or not using it.

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