A 46-year-old member asked:
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clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel use for?

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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) Clindamycin is an antibiotic that helps kill P acne bacteria, it dosent get everywhere so by applying it directly to t e acne you can deliver the drug to the area of need.
Answered on Oct 6, 2018

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Yes: Not a problem.

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