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Benzoyl peroxide microspheres medication

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Acne Medication: Treats severe acne. Benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) (benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin) is antibacterial and antibiotic combination used t... Read More
Dr. Lisa Kates
Dermatology 26 years experience
Acne medication: Benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) is an topical acne medication that has two active ingredients, benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin. It is i... Read More

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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Yes: Bemedicationnzoyl peroxide is noninflammatory.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Yes: Benzoyl peroxide is a type of keartolytic medication, so too is salicyclic acid and adapalene. For anti-inflammatory effects we use antibiotics like ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Use a small amount: On the pimples, after washing and drying your face, no more than twice a day. 10% cream is a common strength.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Time: Usually 4 hours.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Get seen: You might actually have acne rosacea and be a candidate for Metronidazole or something similar.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Chambers
Dermatology 39 years experience
Sunscreen: Typically it is best to apply sunscreen after any and all topical medications. Applying medications over sunscreen can reduce the effectiveness of the... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
A few weeks: If you're not seeing good results by 2 weeks, or you're not clear in 4, get with your personal physician who can add something that will probably clea... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
It may not: If you're using this to the limit you can tolerate and you're not clear in two weeks, you're going to need additional, prescription-strength medicatio... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Generic vs brand: In most cases, generic versions of a medication are as effective and comparable to the branded product. Texture, fragrance and quality of inactive in... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Several options: Stop using the benzoyl peroxide and get with your physician. You may be able to tolerate salicylic acid or a retinoic acid derivative. For now, aloe v... Read More

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