SummaryMafenide is an antibiotic. Antibiotics work by suppressing the growth of bacteria that contribute to acne symptoms.
Mafenide is available in Topical formulations. Topical antibiotics can be used to treat all types of acne, while oral antibiotics are usually reserved for patients with serious symptoms.
Overall, Mafenide is rated as a Good treatment for acne. Users report that, Mafenide is Somewhat Effective for improving acne symptoms and that this medication tends to have Mild side effects.