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Clindamycin phosphate topical gel; side effects?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Acne treatment: Can produce redness, itchiness, dryness and peeling of skin. Small amounts may be absorbed through the skin raising the possible overgrowth and secondary colitis by clostridium difficile. Allergic reactions, as with any drug may also occur.

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How should I use my clindamycin phosphate topical solution?

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Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
Dermatology 9 years experience
As prescribed: Generally, it is prescribed to be used once a day in combination with another medication such as benzoyl peroxide in the treament of acne.

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