Androgen Inhibitors

Androgen Inhibitors are medications that block the affects of androgen (male) hormones. Androgen hormones can contribute to acne symptoms by stimulating the activity of the sebaceous glands and the production of sebum. Androgen Inhibitors can help improve acne symptoms in some individuals.

Below is our ranked list of Androgen Inhibitor medications for use as acne treatments. Our ranking system (Scale: 1 {BAD} to 100 {GOOD}) is based on patient reports, clinical research results and other sources. Click on an Androgen Inhibitor to learn more about that particular medication.