A 28-year-old female asked:
My doctor gave me clindamycin phosphate topical lotion 1% for treatment of my acne. should i use it only on the acne spots or over the entire face?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novickanswered
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Clindamycin: Apply the lotion only to your acne spots rather than your whole face.
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohananswered
Dermatology 59 years experience
Entire field: This is not effective as "spot" treatment. Best result by regular, long-term use over the entire area of acne. It will be useful for only the mildest acne. If you have significant acne you will do better with other agents.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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