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clindamycin phosphate and nicotinamide gel

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Do not use it as monotherapy -- always use benzoyl peroxide or some other topical agent (a retinoic acid derivative) in addition. The retinoic acid de ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Acne treatment: Can produce redness, itchiness, dryness and peeling of skin. Small amounts may be absorbed through the skin raising the possible overgrowth and secon ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
36 years experience Dermatology
Yes for acne: Clindamycin gel is an antibiotic that helps to treat acne.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Not usually: You probably would have had side effects by now.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Less effective: The produce when used at night has better absorption and less interaction with sunlight.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
16 years experience Pediatrics
Acne: Not that it would cause harm, but it might lose its effectiveness. You should get a new one.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Reaction: Get rechecked. Skin rashes can be difficult to diagnose sometimes. Sounds like your doctor is treating you for rosacea. This should respond to your ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Hamby
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Lots of alternatives: Lots of alternatives for treating acne. Does take sustained use and time for the clinda. to work. Depends also on extent and location of acne. Should ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Thin layer: If you apply a thin layer than the active ingredient will get to your skin and start working. If you apply a thick layer the vehicle which is the cre ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: It will help keep you from getting new lesions. It is best used in conjunction with benzoyl peroxide. Your physician is your best guide.

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