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clindamycin phosphate and tretinoin

A 29-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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: It works for many. Other products that have a good reputation include proactive. Also consider seeing an acupuncturist or chinese medicine doctor to ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Start slowly: Retin a (tretinoin) is an excellent medication for acne of all stages. However, it is almost universally drying and irritating when someone is gettin ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Yes: You can use the two together or alternate nights.
A 49-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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Not a problem.
A 52-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
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Coville
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Acne treatments: Hi, these are both acne treatments. Benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) is a combination-type antibiotic gel and tretinoin is a wonderful cre ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Adapalene: Apply a small amount at bedtime to entire area of acne. Not eyelids or lips OK to skip some nights if irritation. Do you have .1%? .3%? With prolonge ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
20 years experience Dermatology
Can be used together: Benzoyl peroxide wash is meant to be washed off. Clindamycin foam is meant to be left on. It is acceptable to use the benzoyl peroxide was in the sh ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Yes, those two are frequently used together in the treatment of acne.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Several ways: Adapalene suppresses the sebaceous glands that nourish the bacteria, and Clindamycin suppresses the bacteria themselves. There's additional minor mech ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience Dermatology
Topical Treatment: Topical retinoids and antibiotics are effective for comedonal and inflammatory acne. If your condition is more severe and extensive with cysts, a bri ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Acne: This often keeps moderately severe acne under control.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Wooming
33 years experience Dermatology
Use less: Maybe use each one every other night ; use a moisturizer in the morning.
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A female asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or reti ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Clindycin and bomzoyl peroxide topically are both commonly used for acne treatment ant prevention.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Most topical medications are not absorbed in enough amount to affect a fetus.That said, these two are ok during pregnancy.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erica Thomas
15 years experience Pediatrics
Acne: Both can be effective, although through different actions. Benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) is more effective with acne causing bacteria. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Acne: Adapalene is formulation of Retin_a basically a vitamin A durative that helps control exfoliation and reduces acne. It is not sensitive to Benzoyl per ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Yes.: But it may cause irritation.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
Purging?: I am unaware of any mechanism by which these topical antiacne agents would have such an effect.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Eucerin facial : There are many moisturizers that can be used. Cerave moisturizing cream and eucerin facial moisturizing cream will be ok. Remember, that moisturizers ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Velimir Petkov
18 years experience Podiatry
Yes: If there is such product, it would be doing three things: 1. Moisturizing your skin 2. Fights fungal infections 3. Treats Acne Therefore, it i ... Read More
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