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clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Acne: BPO is an old antibiotic that acne bacteria seem to have no resistance to. It may dry the skin but has a long track record ( think Clearasil) Clinda ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I suggest: calling the doctor's office. Often the nursing staff can give you instructions.
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Dr. Joseph Oh answered
14 years experience Pediatrics
Morning and night: It is usually recommended to use it in the morning and in the evening, preferably at the same time each day. Wash face w/ warm water and gently pat dr ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Not a problem.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Acne Medication: Yes, you can apply lotion after you apply your acne medication. Choosing the right moisturizer and using it in conjunction with your other acne treatm ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Moisturizers & acne: If facial skin is overly dry from acne medications, a couple of things can be changed prior to considering using a moisturizer. First make sure you wa ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: They are not pleasant, but they will usually keep moderate acne under control.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marni Friedman
Specializes in Family Medicine
Time for a retinoid: Retina or differin (adapalene) are good choices for acne. Either can be used with clinda or benzoyl peroxide. Don't over dry your skin with harsh cl ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: there is a generic form of this combination med in the US, but it is also a prescription med.For those who have gone through the various strengths of ... Read More
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Steps: Wash your face at night first, then apply either gel. Use the other gel in am. If you're to use both twice daily (highly unlikely) then use Clindamy ... Read More
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