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Clindamycin phosphate is for what?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Clindamycine for wha: Clindamycine is an antibiotic which is effective against many bacterria and is used alone and in combination with other antibiotics far several infectious conditions.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

What are the directions for clindamycin phosphate use?

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Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology 41 years experience
Depends: As a monotherapy, topical antibiotics should be applied to the affected areas twice per day. When combined with a retinoid, once per day would be adequate. Beware, rare cases of pseudomembranous colitis have been reported with topical climdamycin.
A 36-year-old member asked:

What are the uses of clindamycin phosphate?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 50 years experience
Infection.: The topical forms are for acne treatment and folliculitis(hair follicle infection). The oral form is for bacterial infection which would respond to clindamycin.

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